Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O'Leary is a Senior Post-Doctoral researcher with FINTECHNEXT, a collaborative research program between University College Cork (UCC), Ireland, and Fexco, supported by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). His research has focused on distributed collaboration as well as the value of emerging opportunities in fintech, including blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and open banking. Dr. O'Leary has experience with startups, as Head of IT for Trustap, a secure online transaction platform, and as a blockchain consultant with Claru, a technology company looking to leverage blockchain for food traceability. Previously, he worked as a Software Quality Assurance Analyst for American Tower Corporation. Dr. O'Leary earned a PhD from UCC, based out of the State Street Advanced Technology Centre. He can be reached at kevin.oleary@ucc.ie