Aidan Quilligan


Aidan is a highly-experienced and respected senior executive, with a 31-year career at Accenture, most recently focused on Digital Transformation. He was a founding executive of Accenture Digital and a member of Accenture’s Global Leadership Committee. He specialises in “Accelerating To Scale” – taking businesses in new spaces from small-scale, niche plays up to Billions of dollars and tens of thousands of people. In his most recent Accenture role, as Global Managing Director of Industry X, he personally led the establishment and growth of a multi-Billion $ new business from the very start. He brings in-depth understanding of the opportunities in Intelligent Products and Platforms, IoT and Digital technologies applied to Engineering, Manufacturing and Production. He is intimately familiar with driving the multiple, inter-related initiatives required to achieve rapid business growth, as well as working corporate governance up to and including Board. In particular, he successfully led over 20 M&A deals and integrations in his career and participated in the assessment/due diligence of many more. He is presently a Board Advisor to several investment banks, start-up’s and established companies, as they seek to accelerate their businesses to the next level.

Aidan is a graduate of University College Dublin, with a First-Class Honours Degree in Electronic & Electrical Engineering and presently operates as an independent consultant and Board Advisor.