Biography:

Mr. Michael Turley was CEO of the Digital Enterprise Research Institute at National University of Ireland Galway. Michael facilitated its growth into the largest Semantic Web Research Institute in the world, attracting over €60 million in funding. Michael has over 25 years’ experience in healthcare, telecoms and IT industries, fulfilling technical and business support roles with strategic, project, budgetary and implementation responsibilities. His areas of expertise include research and development; manufacturing engineering; operational quality and TQM; product launch management and facilities and IT support services.