TechDebt 2019
Sun 26 - Mon 27 May 2019 Montreal, QC, Canada
co-located with ICSE 2019
Brian Fitzgerald

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Name:Brian Fitzgerald
Bio:

Brian Fitzgerald is Director of Lero – the Irish Software Research Centre. He also holds an endowed professorship, the Krehbiel Chair in Innovation in Business & Technology, at the University of Limerick (UL), and served as Vice President Research at UL from 2008-2011.

He holds a PhD from the University of London and his research interests lie primarily in software development, encompassing open source and inner source, crowdsourcing software development, agile and lean software development, and global software development.

His publications include 16 books, and over 150 peer-reviewed articles in the leading international journals and conferences in both the Information Systems and Software Engineering fields, including MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Information Systems Research (ISR), IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE) and ACM Transactions on Software Engineering Methodology (TOSEM).

Prior to taking up an academic position, he worked in the software industry for about 12 years, in a variety of sectors (including finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, bespoke software development) in a number of countries (Ireland, Belgium, Germany).

He has been very successful in winning competitive research grants from a variety of funding agencies. Overall, these projects have received total funding of almost €100 million, with over €13 million received directly as Principal Investigator (PI).

Affiliation:Lero - The Irish Software Research Centre and University of Limerick

Contributions

OSS 2019 Crowdsourcing Software Development: Silver Bullet or Lead Balloon
ICSE 2019 The ABC of Software Engineering Research
Why Do Episodic Volunteers Stay in FLOSS Communities?
Uncovering the Periphery: A Qualitative Survey of Episodic Volunteering in Free/Libre and Open Source Software Communities
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