Dr Lukasz Porwol (Luke Porwol) is the E-Gov Unit Leader and a Research Fellow at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics, University of Galway. Dr Porwol is also an SFI Research Fellow at Fidelity Investments and the Head of Sponsorship at MIT Reality Hack, Boston, USA.
His research area is the application of convergent emerging technologies such as Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and AI to support digital public and business service innovation.
He focuses on effective communication through better engagement, collaboration, and co-creation, particularly in e-Participation. Luke is an experienced leader, coordinator, senior researcher, data analyst and consultant and has worked with politicians, decision-makers and business representatives on various e-Participation initiatives. Luke has over 14 years of experience working and coordinating different European Commission-funded projects and EU-USA collaborations.