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Experienced CEO in Data Processing and Rationalization Joins Company to Accelerate Growth of Data Quality Platform Offering


BURLINGAME, Calif. — March 1, 2016 – Blazent, the leader in IT data quality management and intelligence, today announced the appointment of Charles (“Charlie”) Piper as it’s new Chief Executive Officer. Piper joins Blazent after serving in an advisory role for the company’s Board of Directors, and he has an extensive track record as a CEO in sharply accelerating growth businesses. At Blazent, Piper will oversee all facets of the company including Sales, Marketing, Development, Finance, Business Development, and Operations.


Piper brings extensive prior experience as a CEO in Data Processing, Rationalization, Reporting, and Analytics for a series of rapid-growth companies across a broad range of industries, where he has consistently driven organizational optimization, sales and marketing, business alignment, and rapid acceleration of market presence.


“Charlie has been working closely and extensively with the Blazent management team for the past several months and is well up to speed on the opportunities the company has ahead of it, as well as the most efficient and direct way to take advantage of their game changing technology. We are looking forward to Charlies leadership,” said Roy Thiele-Sardiña, Managing partner at HighBar Ventures.


In addition to his prior work with HighBar Ventures, Piper has served as a CEO with YottaMark, Prommis Solutions, ePay, and DVDPlay, as well as holding senior management positions with multiple companies in the consumer retail space.


“The issues the Blazent team is addressing are broad, deep, and affect the strategic, and tactical, business decisions in a wide range of industries. We constantly hear about the necessity of trusted, high-quality data as the foundation for sales and financial growth; we provide unique visibility and that trust.” said Piper, “I see tremendous opportunity for the Blazent team, our customers, and our technology partners, and I really look forward to driving our continued expansion and growth.”


The Blazent Data Intelligence Platform can transform enterprise data from hundreds of disparate sources into a single foundation of quality data that business leaders can count on to optimize operational and financial performance, gain visibility, and manage risk within their environments. For more information about Blazent’s Data Intelligence Platform or to request a demo, please contact sales@blazent.com.


About Blazent


Blazent is the leader in Data Quality Management, helping organizations validate and transform data into actionable intelligence. Blazent enables enterprises and Managed Service Providers to make better business decisions based upon a unified view of complete and accurate information across the broadest range of data sources in the industry, significantly improving business outcomes. Blazent is headquartered in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit www.Blazent.com or follow us on Twitter @Blazent.


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