Sharon Walsh SVP Technology, Fidelity Investments Ireland

Sharon joined Fidelity Investments in 1997 in Boston and has held a range of technology leadership positions across several of Fidelity’s businesses before returning to work for Fidelity in Ireland in 2013.  Sharon currently leads Fidelity’s Asset Management Technology’s Strategy & Planning function.

Sharon is the vice-chairperson on the board of Innovation Technology AtlanTec Gateway (ITAG) whose main objective is to shape the Technology ecosystem in the West of Ireland via several flagship events.

She is also active via ITAG in the creation of a vibrant community for engaging Women in Technology.  She was the 2019 winner of ITAG’s Digital Women’s excellence award.  Sharon is a council member of Technology Ireland, the largest and most influential business organisation representing Ireland’s tech sector.  Sharon is also a Women Mean Business Ambassador for Gender Diversity.

Sharon holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Northeastern University, Boston, MA and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from University of Galway.

“When leading a diverse team, it is important to recognise that we do not all start from the same place. We must acknowledge our differences and adjust our approach where necessary.” Sharon Walsh