Prof. John Breslin is Director of TechInnovate and holds a Personal Professorship in Electronic Engineering at the National University of Ireland Galway. He is also a Research Leader at the Data Science Institute, Co-Principal Investigator at the Confirm SFI Research Centre for Smart Manufacturing and the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, and FI at the VistaMilk SFI Research Centre for Precision Pasture-Based Dairying. He co-created the SIOC framework (Wikipedia article), implemented in hundreds of applications (by Yahoo, Boeing, Vodafone, etc.) on over 25,000 websites.
He has a h-index of 39 (6,200 citations) for 200 peer-reviewed academic publications (with best paper awards from IOT, SEMANTICS, ICEGOV, ESWC, PELS), and co-authored the books "The Social Semantic Web" and "Social Semantic Web Mining".
John is co-founder of boards.ie (Ireland's largest discussion forum website; Wikipedia article), adverts.ie (classified ads website), and StreamGlider (real-time streaming newsreader app). He has won two IIA Net Visionary awards. He is an advisor to AYLIEN, BuilderEngine and Pocket Anatomy. He is co-founder of Startup Galway and the Galway City Innovation District / PorterShed. He also serves on the board of WestBIC, where he is Vice-Chair.
The 15th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2018)
The 18th International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE 2017)
The 28th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (Hypertext 2017)
The 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2016)
The 25th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2016)
The 12th International Conference on Semantic Systems (SEMANTiCS 2016)
The 24th Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization (UMAP 2016)
The 10th International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology (ICCGI 2015)
The 5th IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom 2013)
The 2nd Joint International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective and International Conference on Electronic Democracy (EGOVIS '13, EDEM '13)
The 8th International Conference on Semantic Systems (I-SEMANTICS 2012)
The AAAI 2012 Spring Symposium on Self-Tracking and Collective Intelligence for Personal Wellness
The IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT '03)