Paul Leahy

Computer Science Expert


M.A., Advanced Information Systems, University of Glasgow


B.Sc., Computer Science, Leeds University


  • Has over a decade of experience working in the IT industry
  • Has worked as an in-house and vendor-based computer program developer
  • Is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer for C#


Paul Leahy is a former writer for ThoughtCo, who wrote more than 100 articles over the span of five years. Paul has more than 10 years of experience in the IT industry, working as both an in-house and vendor-based developer. His computer programming career spans the early days of computer languages with little or no structure to the transition to object-oriented programming​ and the explosion of web applications and services. He currently divides his time between IT contracting and freelance writing.


Paul Leahy has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Leeds University in England and a master's degree in advanced information systems from the University of Glasgow in Scotland. He is also a Microsoft Certified Application Developer for C#.

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