Commercial Director in Microsoft (Small, Medium, Corporate Solutions and Partner)
Aisling is Director of Small Medium Solutions and Partner at Microsoft Ireland. Prior to joining Microsoft in January 2016, she spent 15 years in the telecommunications industry including Vodafone, where she held several senior Global and Country roles, leading teams across Strategy, Transformation, Marketing and Sales.
Aisling’s passion is to create value for customers, help transform businesses, as well as developing an engaging results driven environment for her team. She has led transformation programmes and P&Ls with a value up to €1bn, and has led teams of up to 150 people.
During her time at Vodafone she was selected for two Vodafone Global leadership Top Talent Programmes (Top 25 High performance & High Potential worldwide programme) resulting in subsequent promotions and where she was also appointed as a member of the Vodafone Global subsidiary board.
She lived in London for 5 years before joining Microsoft, holding a number of International roles, and was also based in Netherlands, Germany and South Africa, holding non-executive roles in companies focused on helping them with business transformation, rapid expansion and innovation.
She is a member of the Irish Management Institute Council, Institute of Directors, MMA, CMO Council, the UPWARD movement (Young female leaders), and is a member of the 30% Club. She holds a Masters from UCC.