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Sep 2014Sep 2015


University College Cork, Ireland (UCC)

Lectured two modules, IS for Organizational Performance and Enterprise Business Intelligence. Key points of teaching were:

  • The role of information in managerial decision making. 
  • Planning and managing performance through KPI's.
  • Advanced data visualization techniques. 
  • Dashboards as decision support tools. 
  • Data Warehouses, Marts and Mining.
May 2014Sep 2014

Academic Adviser


Academic Adviser to a Master's project who developed a framework for benchmarking the total cost of bank transaction fees. The objective of this project was to deliver a comprehensive framework around the provision of banking fees analysis to customers. 

May 2014Sep 2014

Academic Adviser

Bank of Ireland

Academic Adviser to a Master's project who developed a mobile banking strategy for Bank of Ireland. The objective of this project was to ascertain the key areas of functional development banks engage in when providing an enhanced customer experience. 

Oct 2012Oct 2014

Doctoral Research Assistant

University College Cork, Ireland (UCC)

Doctoral Research Assistant for the "TOTO" Project organized through UCC. The TOTO project focused on crowd funding, crowd sourcing and open innovation, providing thought-leadership to the multi-disciplinary research community. 

May 2012Sep 2012

Doctoral Research Assistant

Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce

The Cloud Taxonomy and Strategic Alignment initiative project developed a research model to highlight the potential value opportunities through implementing Cloud Computing within an organization. Four strategic perspectives were explored and investigated as a result. 

Jan 2012Jan 2015

Executive Producer and Presenter


Produced and hosted a weekly radio talk show where the latest business and technology news were discussed. 

Sep 2010Aug 2011

Auditor for Consumer Industrial Markets


Specialized in Consumer & Industrial Markets, my key responsibilities included:

  • Preparation of financial statements for quarterly reports.
  • Preparation of year end notes for financial statements.
  • Preparation of management accounts (primarily capital expenditure) for board review.
  • Visiting client sites on a regular basis to carry out compliance tests.
  • Attending and undertaking of company stock takes. 


Sep 2011Sep 2015

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

University College Cork

For my PhD, I investigated the motivational factors affecting solver engagement in open innovation and crowdsourcing contest platforms, while observing how an organizations' R&D improved as a result.

Jan 2009Jan 2010

MBS (Information Systems for Business Performance)

University College Cork

This Master's qualification provided a detailed set of skills vital for building and managing effective Information Systems. This program provided detailed knowledge on value creation and decision making in relation to information systems, cost reduction, organizational problem solving and SQL programming. 

Jan 2005Jan 2009

BSc (Microbiology)

University College Cork
While studying Microbiology, I engaged in research of the highest international quality while promoting collaboration through teamwork. I critically assessed recent and current developments in scientific research fields, while conducting my own experiments.


Business Analysis
Business Intelligence
Business Strategy
Creative Direction
Data Analysis
Project Management
Software Development


Tom Walsh - Senior Business Consultant at INOVA Geophysical

"..his interest in technology and business strategy was amplified by his enthusiasm.. a formidable presenter and an excellent team player.." 

Adrian Power - Senior Technical Coordinator at Barratt London Aldgate

"..great colleague with an enthusiasm and loyalty that is unmatched.. always working to deliver valuable solutions.. consummate professional.."

Arundathy Gireendran - Software Quality Assurance for Core Banking

"..excellent academic mentor, capable of providing insightful advice and feedback... Monitored our work without loosing his nerve at tight deadlines.."


"From the Wisdom to the Wealth of Crowds: A Metatriangulation of Crowdfunding Research" Feller, Gleasure and Treacy (2013) - Presented at the European Conference on Information Systems

"Examining Contextual Factors and Individual Value Dimensions of Healthcare Providers to Adopt Electronic Health Technologies" - O'Connor, Treacy and O'Donoghue (2014)

"Motivations of Mediated Innovation Contest Platforms: A Review of the Literature and Future Directions" - Treacy, Nagle and O'Flaherty (2015) 

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