Aidan Finn (@joe_elway / http://www.aidanfinn.com), MVP, has been working in IT since 1996. He has worked as a consultant and administrator for the likes of Amdahl DMR, Fujitsu, Barclays and Hypo Real Estate Bank International where he dealt with large and complex IT infrastructures. Aidan has worked in the server hosting and outsourcing industry in Ireland where he focused on server management, including VMware, Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center. Currently, Aidan is working as a technical sales lead for a distributor in Dublin, Ireland, specialising in Microsoft technology.
Aidan is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) on System Center Configuration Manager in 2008 and was switched the Virtual Machine expertise in 2009 and has been renewed annually since then. Aidan has worked closely with Microsoft, including presentations, road shows, online interviews, launch events and has worked as a Technical Reviewer for a Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft training course on virtualisation.
When Aidan isn’t at work he’s out and about with camera in hand trying to be a photographer. Aidan is the lead author of Mastering Hyper-V Deployment (Sybex, 2010). He is one of the contributing authors of Microsoft Private Cloud Computing, Mastering Windows Server 2008 R2 (Sybex, 2009) and of Mastering Windows 7 Deployment (Sybex, 2011) . Currently he is part of a team that is writing a new book called Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Installation And Configuration Guide (currently available on pre-order on Amazon).