After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1977, Cornelius Murphy landed his first job at UNIROYAL as a sales trainee and production scheduler. Two years later, he made a career change, going to work for Eastman Kodak Company as a Sales Representative in Chicago. Within five years, Murphy joined Xerox Corporation where he worked for over 30 years in a variety of field sales and product management roles in both production equipment and enterprise software before retiring in November of 2015.
In the fall of 2013 & 2014, Murphy was invited to work with second-year MBA students at Notre Dame's Interterm Intensive Program, guiding student teams toward strategic solutions to real-world business problems.
Murphy is currently working with several start-ups to help get off the ground and become profitable. In addition, he has hundreds of domain names which he markets under the website https://www.murphslist.com.
Murphy divides his time between his three favorite places: Phoenix, Arizona, South Bend, Indiana and Telluride, Colorado.