Carlos Valero, CEO of ASNA

Carlos Valero has been the ASNA International CEO since June 2009, and in December 2010 became CEO/President for ASNA, Inc. Valero has more than thirteen years experience marketing and supporting ASNA products and services, and more the 25 years experience in the IBM midrange systems. In the most recent years, his primary focus has been on System i modernization and migration. He has a Masters degree and a Postgraduate degree in Management of IT from the UOC University and UPC University, respectively.

Jordi Marin, COO of ASNA

Jordi Marin is ASNA's Chief Operations Officer. His responsibilities include the definition and refining of ASNA's international expansion strategy, managing its worldwide distributor and reseller channels, and guiding its international development team. Jordi holds an IT Degree for the UPC in Spain, a Telecommunication Master for the ICT in Barcelona, and a BBA for the Insead Business School in Paris. He has broad CEO experience and has worked in IT with many computing platforms.

Eduardo Ross, ASNA Vice President of Research and Development

Eduardo Ross has served as vice president of research and development for ASNA from 1990 to present. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s degree in information systems from the Monterrey Institute of Technology and where he served as professor of computer science prior to joining the ASNA R&D team in 1987. Ross jointly holds patents included in several ASNA products.

Roger Pence, ASNA Product Evangelist/Marketing Director

Roger Pence is ASNA’s Product Evangelist and its Marketing Director. Roger has trained thousands of ASNA customers over the years and is also heavily involved with creating technical and educational content for ASNA Marketing. Prior to joining ASNA Roger was a senior technical editor for NEWS/400 magazine and the author of the 400/Group’s AS/400 and Windows newsletter.

Rick Barron, ASNA Latin America Director of Sales

Rick has more than 20 years of experience in providing enterprise IT solutions to customers throughout North America. He previously worked for Getronics, Alvatrix Global Services, and Sytecso. Rick has a Bachelor of Computer Science from the Monterrey Institute of Technology. Rick is the Regional Manager over Latin America.

José María Carrasco López, ASNA Europe Director Sales

José María has a Master’s Degree in Marketing & Sales from the Universidad Pontificia of Comillas and Fundesem Business School.

He has more than 25 years of professional experience. In his career, he has worked as business manager in various industries including office equipment, insurance, banking, and computer services. Over the last 9 years, he has worked as a manager of sales and marketing at Cima Informática de Gestión S.L. (ASNA Partner) and at Pandora Global System S.L, Company, a worldwide leader in nautical solutions management.

José María Carrasco is the Regional Manager over Spain/Portugal/Germany/Austria/Switzerland.

Francesco Dugar, ASNA Europe Region Manager Italy

Francesco Dugar started in 1981 as a junior developer with the IBM S/34. Three years later he was nominated as an IT Executive for one of the main industrial groups focusing on bathroom furniture in Italy . In 1986 Francesco founded his first Software Company and simultaneously became an authorized IBM Agent for IBM S/36 machines. In 1989, he installed one of the first AS/400 systems in Italy and became an application partner for the IBM ACG packages. 1998 was a milestone date for Francesco, as that is when he first met ASNA Management, after successfully using ASNA Visual RPG for a few years with his primary customers. Since that time Francesco’s business focus has been on ASNA solutions; first operating as an ASNA Distributor in ITALY and then merging his own company into ASNA. Since 2010 Francesco has covered the ASNA Marketing & Customer Support operations in Italy as manager inside the worldwide ASNA organization.