Eoin Whelan is a Lecturer in Information Management, Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland. Previously he was on the faculty of the Cairnes School of Business and Economics in NUI Galway. He is also a visiting lecturer at Steyr School of Applied Sciences, Austria. He received his PhD from NUI Galway in 2009. His research interests focus upon information networks, with a particular emphasis on open and networked innovation and the role of information and communication technologies within these paradigms. His works have appeared in a variety of journals including Information Systems Journal, R&D Management, Journal of Information Technology, and Journal of Knowledge Management. Prior to becoming an academic, Eoin held a variety of business analyst positions in Ireland, New Zealand, and the US.