Dr. Paul Lyons is a lecturer in Trinity Business School, University of Dublin, Trinity College. He currently lectures in the areas of international business, supply chain management, and global business services. Prior to commencing his academic career he worked for 30 years with IBM. This included 17 years where he held executive responsibilities for internal international shared services functions, and was the Account Director for a number of IBM’s largest services outsourcing customers in the UK and Ireland.
He holds a BSc in Computer Science and an MSc in Management, both awarded by Trinity College, Dublin. His PhD studies were also completed in Trinity College Dublin, and his thesis focused on the evolution of relationships between clients and suppliers engaged in long-term services outsourcing contracts.