CV Summary

Name: Dr. Brian O'Donovan, B.E., M.Eng.Sc.,Dipl.Eng., Ph.D.
Phone: +353-86-220 3407
Email: bodonovan at
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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
Dates Employer Job Title
Independent College
Lotus/IBM, Dublin, Ireland
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

  • Have over 35 years experience in the computer industry. 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.
  • Have experience of a wide variety of languages include Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, C, C++
  • Was the driving force behind organizing a series of corporate Hackday events within IBM
  • Have developed a number of Sametime plug-ins in my spare time which have been widely deployed inside of IBM
  • Have filed 18 patents during my IBM career

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