Eoin Whelan is a Lecturer in Business Information Systems at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is also a visiting professor at IESEG in France. His research interests focus on understanding how technologies such as social media and big data influence productivity, innovation and decision making. His publications on these topics have appeared in MIT Sloan Management Review, Information Systems Journal, R&D Management, Journal of Information Technology, and Information and Organization. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.