Aasland, born 1964, has a long and successful track-record as a manager at leading Norwegian IT companies. He was the CEO of Norman ASA, an IT-security company, from 2005 to 2009. Prior to that, Aasland held a number of key management positions within sales and marketing at TANDBERG ASA. Presently, he is the CEO of Fora Form AS, and also serves on the board of Questback AS. Aasland holds a Master of General Business from BI (Siviløkonom). Aasland joined the Promon board of directors in 2011.