Aidan graduated with a B.Sc in Biochemistry from the University of Ulster followed by a MBA from Trinity College Dublin.
His initial career was as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen (now Accenture). He subsequently joined McDonnell Douglas Information Systems Limited (now Capita) as GM of the N.I. Operation.
In 1993, he founded Beckinridge, a technology training company, and grew it organically from zero to one of the most respected technology training companies in Ireland. He developed and delivered Sales Training courses for technology companies throughout the world.
In 2006 he founded Aetopia; a specialist provider of Digital Asset Management software solutions, for the past 4 years recognised by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Ireland.
He has over 30 years experience in the ICT sector with broad commercial experience at CEO and Board level.