Pio Fenton Munster Technological University, Ireland
Dr Pio Fenton is Head of Department of Marketing and International Business at Munster Technological University (MTU) where he has overseen the development of MTU’s extensive suite of Marketing, Digital Marketing, Sales and International Business programmes. Graduating in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications Dr Fenton went on to complete a PhD specialising in Artificial Intelligence applications for Productions Scheduling problems. Subsequently, Dr Fenton pursued research interests in topics as diverse as data-mining, mass-spectrometry interfaces and Project Management before participating in IESE’s renowned Faculty Development Programme in Barcelona. In parallel to this Dr Fenton assumed a national leadership position within a suicide prevention organisation operating in Ireland and the UK. The Department of Marketing & International Business recently won a prestigious national Education award for its emphasis on Business Collaboration. The department is home to 950 students.