Co Founder & CEO
With Frank O’Connor’s extensive experience in ATN (over 25 years) having joined Retix as Software Engineering Manager in 1990, he has ensured Airtel ATN has been able to maintain its credibility.
He became involved in the ATN area in Retix in 1993 and in 1994, became responsible for Professional Services for OSI and ATN software development. Prior to Retix, he spent 4 years in CACI where he managed the Dublin office and was responsible for the development of simulation tools.
He started his career in System Dynamics, one of Ireland’s leading IT business solutions companies, where he spent eight years including two in Germany and The Netherlands. Frank has a BSc in Computer Science from University College Dublin.
Sharon has extensive experience in working capital management in a high growth environment and business acquisitions gained at Alliance Atlantis and during her time as Head of Systems and Working Capital at TV3.
Sharon holds a B Sc. in Communications from Trinity College Dublin and DIT and is an ACCA qualified accountant.
Research & Development Director
Prior to Airtel ATN, Santi was a software engineer at Lucent Technologies where he was the R&D Software Engineer for GSM network tools. Before Lucent, he worked as a software engineer in NetManSys which specialises in software that manages devices that transmit voice and data over telecommunications networks.
Santi has a BSc in Computer Science from Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, an MSc from ENSIMAG, Grenoble France and an MSc in Innovation & Technology Management from Dublin Institute of Technology.
Americas & Asia Pacific
He was instrumental in securing the ARINC and Rockwell Collins accounts for Airtel ATN as well as expanding our reach in the Asian market. Previously Jim has held senior positions in the UK and US in Direct Personnel, AMT and WSI.
Jim has qualifications from Universiteit Leiden in the Netherlands (Institute of Aerospace Law), Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland and the Irish Management Institute.