Aspen Technology, Inc. announced that David Henshall has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Mr. Henshall most recently served as Chief Executive Officer at Citrix Systems, Inc., where he held executive roles for nearly twenty years. Mr. Henshall played a key role in accelerating Citrix?s cloud transition, modernizing the product portfolio to enable more than 11 million subscribers of the company?s SaaS services.

Prior to his role as CEO, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Citrix, overseeing the company?s worldwide finance, operations, and administration organizations. Before joining Citrix, Mr. Henshall served as Chief Financial Officer of Rational Software Corporation, a software company acquired by IBM Corporation, and held various finance positions at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation and Samsung Semiconductor Corporation. An experienced public company board director, Mr. Henshall also actively serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Everbridge, Inc., is a member of the board of directors HashiCorp, Inc. and Feedzai, Inc, and is a former member of the boards of directors of New Relic, Inc. and LogMeIn, Inc. He holds a bachelor?s degree in business administration from the University of Arizona and a master?s degree in business administration from Santa Clara University.