Robbie Plourde

SVP of Global Sales Engineering

Robbie is a charismatic IT Business Executive with a broad background in international business. In his Senior VP role at Aspera, Robbie is responsible for Global Sales Engineering activities and License Management program leader. He has led process improvement initiatives and developing solutions that enable strategic and operational business goals for over a decade.  Robbie holds both (PCOLM) Practitioner Certificate in Oracle License Management and (PCILM) Practitioner Certificate in IBM License Management.  In the past 16 years, Robbie has specialized in corporate License Compliance initiatives for Fortune 500 companies in Europe, Asia, and the US. He holds an MBA from Quinnipiac University where he graduated Magna cum Laude.

Published articles

Lyft and AWS: A Cloud Cost Management Wake-Up Call
Lyft and AWS: A Cloud Cost Management Wake-Up Call

Once considered by many as a low-cost software licensing alternative, the announcement of Lyft’s recent $300 million cloud services contract with Amazon Web Services (AWS) should make you think twice about your company’s cloud cost...

Best Practices for Software License Management
8 Best Practices for Successful Software License Management

From data quality to defining processes to understanding exactly how software is being used, we’ve put together a complete overview of software license management best practices that ensure enterprise-wide software license optimization and...