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Aspen Technology Appoints Georgia Keresty PhD, MPH to Its Board of Directors

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Technology, Inc.
(NASDAQ: AZPN), the asset optimization™ software
company, today announced that Georgia Keresty has been appointed to the
Aspen Technology board of directors.

Keresty brings more than 35 years of experience within the highly
regulated pharmaceutical and healthcare industry where she has built a
strong reputation as a scientific leader who drives operational
excellence and innovation. During a career that includes executive roles
at Takeda, Johnson & Johnson, Bristol Myers Squibb and Novartis, Keresty
has been responsible for operations in more than 20 countries and led a
$150M R&D affiliate developing novel therapies to treat and prevent
Alzheimer’s disease.

In addition to the Aspen Technology board of directors, Keresty
currently serves as an independent director for Commissioning Agents,
Inc. an ESOP global engineering services firm, and has previously served
on the board of Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, the board of trustees
for Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY and the board of trustees for the
NJ Foundation for Aging. Keresty is currently the Takeda R&D chief
operating officer.

Keresty holds BSc degrees in Chemical Engineering and Computer Science;
an MS degree in Information Systems; an MBA in Operations Management; a
PhD in Operations Management; and an MPH in Global Health Leadership.

“I am honored to join the board of directors for Aspen Technology. I
look forward to bringing my industry knowledge and passion for
operational excellence and quality assurance to the impressive
accomplishments and insight of the current board members,” commented
Georgia Keresty.

“We welcome Georgia Keresty to the Aspen Technology board, where her
proven success in managing complex operations within the pharmaceutical
industry will complement the expertise of the existing board,” commented
Antonio Pietri, president, CEO and board member at Aspen Technology.

About Aspen Technology

Aspen Technology (AspenTech) is a leading software supplier for
optimizing asset performance. Our products thrive in complex, industrial
environments where it is critical to optimize the asset design,
operation and maintenance lifecycle. AspenTech uniquely combines decades
of process modelling expertise with big data machine learning. Our
purpose-built software platform automates knowledge work and builds
sustainable competitive advantage by delivering high returns over the
entire asset lifecycle. As a result, companies in capital-intensive
industries can maximize uptime and push the limits of performance,
running their assets safer, greener, longer and faster. Visit
to find out more.

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