Our Team

Colm O’Riordan Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Colm O’Riordan is the Chief Technology Officer at Atlantic IP Services. He has over 10 years of experience in Research and Development and product development roles across a diverse range of application areas involving photonics and optoelectronic technologies. 

Previously, Colm was an optoelectronic engineer with Tomra Sorting Ltd., developing illumination and imaging systems for industrial, automated whole food sorters. Prior to this he was a project manager and design lead at the Irish Photonic Integration Centre (IPIC) based at Tyndall National Institute in Cork. Colm has also held roles as a senior optical design engineer at Nualight Ltd. developing LED illumination systems and as a senior postdoctoral researcher at Tyndall National Institute investigating flexible optical frequency comb sources for use in high speed optical communications systems. He holds a 1st class honours B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering and a Ph.D. in Photonics from the University of Limerick, Ireland. 

Dr. O’Riordan manages the engineering team, directing product and systems research activities in collaboration with our technical partners and overseeing litigation management in conjunction with legal counsel. Colm conducts due diligence on new patent portfolio acquisition opportunities and manages patent prosecution assisted by our patent attorneys.