All Press Releases for October 18, 2021

Ventana Research Brings New Leadership and Depth to Analyst Team

Industry Veteran Matt Aslett Joins as VP & Research Director and Shanna Naseery Joins as Senior Research Analyst

We welcome Matt and Shanna to continue to advance the Ventana eXperience through our teamwork and excellence, and in our work to help serve our clients and the market.

    BEND, OR, October 18, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ventana Research, the leading market advisory services firm in providing consulting, advisory, research and education (CARE) products to organizations worldwide, continues to advance the corporate values of the organization in excellence, reliability, and teamwork with its growth. The firm's dedication to its clients and use of its products, in what is called the Ventana eXperience (VX), requires a commitment to the growth of the organization in research and education. In this regard, Ventana Research announces the hiring of Matt Aslett as Vice President and Research Director and Shanna Naseery as Senior Research Analyst. Matt is joining David Menninger's team, our Senior Vice President and Research Director who is responsible for our overall technology research, and Shanna is joining Robert Kugel's team, our Senior Vice President and Research Director who is responsible for our overall business research.

Matt will lead the expertise in Digital Technology for Ventana Research, covering technology that improves the readiness and resilience of business and IT operations. His focus and market coverage areas include analytics and data, AI and machine learning, blockchain, cloud computing, collaborative and conversational computing, extended reality, Internet of Things, mobile computing and robotic automation.

Matt's specialization is in operational and analytical use of data and how businesses can modernize their approaches to business to accelerate the value realization of technology investments in support of hybrid and multi-cloud architecture. He is an experienced analyst and has been in the technology industry for over two decades, pioneering the coverage of emerging data platforms including NoSQL and NewSQL databases, data lakes and cloud-based data processing.

"I am very excited to be joining such a dynamic and innovative company," said Matt Aslett, VP & Research Director. "The current digital technology landscape is complex and confusing, and I look forward to combining Ventana Research's proven methodologies with my own experience and perspectives to help the firm's clients understand how they can adopt emerging applications and technology that can help improve the readiness and resilience of business and IT operations."

Matt will be responsible for servicing Ventana Research clients in Digital Technology, ensuring they benefit from the company's world-class advisory and research service called Ventana On-Demand—that helps guide organizations and vendors on the market—and the education and consultative services including assessments and workshops. He will also be responsible for the related benchmark research, dynamic insights, and the vendor and product analysis and comparison research that is provided in the Ventana Research Value Index.

Those that want to gain access to Matt's industry insights and advice can set up an inquiry through our Client Success team or sign up for research- and advisory-based Ventana On-Demand Services. You can find Matt on Twitter at and on LinkedIn at To contact him directly, send an email to [email protected].

Shanna is responsible for supporting the Office of Finance and Human Capital Management areas of expertise. She works closely with the analyst, research and client success teams to produce research and analytics that have a meaningful impact for our clients in the marketplace. Shanna has more than 10 years of experience in research and data analytics, including roles in market research for various leaders in the commercial real estate industry.

"I'm excited for the opportunity to join this growing and dynamic team at Ventana Research and to bring my knowledge and expertise in being a research analyst to help contribute to the growth in our firm's depth in Human Capital Management and Office of Finance market research," said Shanna Naseery, Senior Research Analyst.

Shanna can be found on Twitter at and on LinkedIn at To contact Shanna directly, send an email to [email protected].

"Our firm continues to demonstrate its value and commitment through its team expansion of high-quality career professionals to advance our efforts with our analyst team," said Mark Smith, CEO and Chief Research Officer. "We welcome Matt and Shanna to continue to advance the Ventana eXperience through our teamwork and excellence, and in our work to help serve our clients and the market."

About Ventana Research

Ventana Research is the most authoritative and respected benchmark business technology research and advisory services firm. We provide insight and expert guidance on mainstream and disruptive technologies through a unique set of research-based offerings including benchmark research and technology evaluation assessments, education workshops and our research and advisory services, Ventana On-Demand. Our unparalleled understanding of the role of technology in optimizing business processes and performance and our best practices guidance are rooted in our rigorous research-based benchmarking of people, processes, information and technology across business and IT functions in every industry. This benchmark research plus our market coverage and in-depth knowledge of hundreds of technology providers means we can deliver education and expertise to our clients to increase the value they derive from technology investments while reducing time, cost, and risk.

Ventana Research provides the most comprehensive analyst and research coverage in the industry; business and IT professionals worldwide are members of our community and benefit from Ventana Research's insights, as do highly regarded media and association partners around the globe. Our views and analyses are distributed daily through blogs and social media channels including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. To learn how Ventana Research advances the maturity of organizations' use of information and technology through benchmark research, education, and advisory services, visit

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