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Dr Paidi O'Reilly

Dr Paidi O'Reilly


Adjunct Innovation Lecturer

+353 (0)21 420 5208


Dr Paidi O'Reilly is an adjunct innovation lecturer at University College Cork as well as being on the global lecturing panel at the Irish Management Institute. 

  • For the past 9 years he has been undertaking research in the area of innovation management. In 2011 he was awarded a PhD for his work on design thinking tools that can be used by management teams in formulating business and innovation strategies. 
  • He has over 20 years involvement in planning, managing and implementing a diverse range of innovation projects. 
  • For over 7 years he managed a software consultancy from start-up and oversaw the establishment of new markets, a broadening of its customer base, and a large increase in turnover.

SPECIALITIES: Innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking, visual thinking, agile development, software, edtech, startups, social media