Brian Donnellan is Professor of IS Innovation at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM), and Co-Director of the Innovation Value Institute (IVI). The IVI researches and develops unifying frameworks and roadmaps for IT and business executives to create more value from IT and better deliver IT-enabled innovation whilst validating that these frameworks/tools have a broad applicability across differing industries and contexts. To address the need for an overarching IT business value framework, IVI, under the core themes of IT value and IT innovation, advances methodologies, tools, and practices that will allow organizations to optimally manage their IT capability to answer the needs of improved IT value delivery and IT-driven innovation. Prior to joining NUIM, he was a faculty member in the Cairnes Postgraduate School of Business and Public Policy in the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). Before joining NUIG faculty in 2004, he spent 17 years working in industry. While in industry, he was responsible for the provision of IS to support new product development and the implementation of knowledge management and innovation systems. He can be reached at Brian.Donnellan at nuim.ie.