Dr. Tom Acton

Dr. Tom Acton Dr. Tom Acton is interim Head of School and Senior Lecturer in Business Information Systems at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland. His main research interests lie in decision support systems, usability and acceptance, and mobile devices. He holds a PhD degree on Decision Support for Small-Screen Information Systems. He holds other qualifications in mathematics, education, software design, commerce and science.

He has a number of journal publications, book chapters and conference papers. Recently he has served as Vice Dean for Teaching & Learning, Associate Head of Teaching & Learning for the School of Business & Economics, and Head of the Business Information Systems discipline. Recently, he has also served as associate editor on a number of journals, including the European Journal of Information Systems (EJIS) and the Journal of Theoretical and Applied E-Commerce Research (JTAER). He is currently the Director of Accreditation (AACSB) for the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics.