CV Summary

Name: Dr. Brian O'Donovan, B.E., M.Eng.Sc.,Dipl.Eng., Ph.D.

Address: IBM Technology Campus, Damastown Ind. Est., Mulhuddart, Dublin 15, Ireland.

Phone: +353-1-815 1900

Email: brian_odonovan at

Web Site:

Education Summary click here for details

Dates Institution Qualification
1988-1991 Trinity College, Dublin Ph.D. (Computer Science)
1986-1987 Open University "The Effective Manager"
1984-1986 NIHE, Limerick M.Eng.Sc. (Computer Eng.)
1983-1985 University College, Galway Dipl.Eng. (Gen. Engineering)
1979-1983 University College, Galway B.E. (Electronic Engineering)
1973-1979 St. Ignatius College, Galway Leaving Certificate

Employment Summary click here for details

Employer Job Title
1994-Now Lotus/IBM, Dublin, Ireland Various
 1986-1994 Digital, Galway, Ireland Senior Software Engineer
1983-1986 Verbatim, Limerick, Ireland Product Engineer
1982-1983 Cornell Medical Ctr, New York Technician
1981-1981 Ericsson,Athlone, Ireland Student Engineer

  • I have over 35 years experience in the computer industry. I have worked in a variety of leadership and hands on roles and always kept up to date with the latest technologies through hobby projects combined with my main job.
  • I have experience of a wide variety of languages include Java, Javascript, Ruby, Python, C, C++
  • I was the driving force behind organizing a series of corporate Hackday events within IBM
  • I have developed a number of Sametime plug-ins in my spare time which have been widely deployed inside of IBM
  • I have filed 18 patents during my IBM career

Click here to find out more about my other interests and qualifications.