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Feb 27, 2019

New President & CEO joins Aspera, market leader for Software Asset Management

Mel Passarelli will expand cloud and software solutions at Aspera Technologies Inc.

Boston, MA, February 27, 2019 – Strengthening Aspera’s leadership team, Mel Passarelli has been named President and CEO. In this role, he will expand the company’s market presence as the leading provider of Software Asset Management (SAM) solutions and services.

Mel joins Aspera with over thirty years of experience in corporate strategy and growth. Prior to joining Aspera, he led the successful turnaround and growth of Attunity from an early-stage company to a NASDAQ listed corporation. He has a history of increasing growth and profitability in several private and public software companies.

“Mel’s expertise in software and cloud computing makes him the perfect fit for Aspera,” said Bernhard Boehler, Chairman of USU Group. “His focus on strong revenue growth will lead the company to new horizons in a highly competitive market space.”

“Aspera’s focus on enterprise SAM, strong market presence, and robust product portfolio have made them a trusted solution for the world’s biggest organizations,” said Mel, Aspera Technologies’ President and CEO. “The team’s dedication and vision in solving the complexities of the ever-changing software landscape are impressive, and I am excited to help our customers gain transparency into their businesses through our solutions.“

Aspera has offices in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Japan, and operates worldwide across a growing partner sales network. The Aspera product portfolio provides insights into all major software vendors and SaaS applications. Aspera solutions support companies throughout their SAM journey, providing active control of license costs, cloud transition, and data center optimization.

Mel’s entrepreneurial spirit has led him to serve as a board member for several associations, providing advice and counsel for successful growth. He holds a BA and MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University in Boston.

Meet Mel on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/melpassarelli/ or Twitter at @melpass77.

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