SOURCE: Aria Systems, Inc.

Aria Systems, Inc.

February 25, 2009 11:08 ET

Aria Systems CEO Ed Sullivan Chosen to Present at 4th Annual On-Demand Conference at Pacific Crest's Emerging Technology Summit

MEDIA, PA--(Marketwire - February 25, 2009) - Aria Systems Inc., the leading provider of on-demand billing and customer lifecycle management, today announced that CEO Ed Sullivan has been selected to present at the 4th annual On-Demand Conference at Pacific Crest's Emerging Technology Summit. Ed will address how companies large and small can "monetize the cloud" and make the most of this fast-emerging, sea change to the software and computing space. This invitation only event, which takes place from February 25-27 in San Francisco, CA, will provide attendees with an early and unique view into technology's most rapidly changing markets, Software as a Service (SaaS), cloud computing and clean technology.

What: On-Demand Conference at Pacific Crest's Emerging Technology Summit
Who: Ed Sullivan, Aria Systems CEO
When: Thursday, February 26, 2009; 4:00pm PST
Where: St. Regis Hotel -- San Francisco, CA

About Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan, Aria Systems' Founder, has been the CEO since the company's inception in 2003. As CEO, Ed offers his vision, innovative ideas and valuable insight to the needs of the marketplace to bear on Aria's strategic direction. Under his leadership, Aria has been established as the market leader in on-demand billing and customer lifecycle solutions and currently supports over 1 million customer accounts in 236 countries.

Ed's entrepreneurial spirit and innovative ideas have led him to build several successful companies. Prior to Aria, he was the Founder and President of LaserLink.net, the World's first and largest Virtual Internet Service Provider. LaserLink provided billing and Internet services to over one million end users and operated the Internet Services for several ISP's including American Express, Compaq, Gateway, Amway and IBM. LaserLink was acquired by Covad Communications in March 2000.

Ed serves as a Director of NetQOS, an Austin Texas based IT company which offers end to end network management solutions. NetQOS was recently ranked the number one fastest growing technology company in Texas by Deloitte and Touche. He also serves on the advisory board of Covad Communications (DVW) a publicly traded provider of voice and data services. Ed has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University.

About Aria Systems

Aria Systems is the leading provider of subscription billing solutions and offers the only "monetization platform" encompassing the full spectrum of Billing and Customer Lifecycle Management services. The A+ Billing Platform offers clients the on-demand billing industry's most flexible tool for accelerating revenue capture, optimizing cash flow, and enabling actionable market intelligence while significantly reducing operating costs throughout each phase of the customer lifecycle. Acknowledged as the SaaS billing leader in terms of experience and execution, Aria manages and maintains more than 1 million accounts and has processed more than 1 billion transactions since it began operations in 2003. With Hummer Winblad Partners, Venrock, and Dave Labuda, former CEO of Portal Software (acquired by Oracle) as investors, the company is based in Media, Pa. (metropolitan Philadelphia), and has offices in the San Francisco bay area as well. For more information, visit www.ariasystems.com.

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