Michael (Mike) Sarna

Vice President, Business Development

Michael (Mike) Sarna is Vice President at Anglepoint Inc. and has over 35 years of professional experience in the IT industry. As VP, Mike focuses on helping enterprises both large and small with the ever-increasing complexities of properly maintaining the software entitlements needed to run their core business. He also is the primary interface with IBM Executives in the area of Software Asset Management helping IBM continue to provide innovative software licensing strategies to its customers.

Prior to joining Anglepoint, Mike was the Worldwide Busines Unit Executive in charge of IBM’s Software Asset Management. His organization provided both strategic and hands-on support for IBM’s customers looking to mitigate compliance risks and optimize their IBM software spend. Prior to his tenure at IBM, Mike worked for 5 years at a privately held software company where he was in charge of both Product Management and Product Services. In his time there, he successfully helped to double the company’s revenue and make it an attractive acquisition for IBM.

Mike holds a B.S. in Computer Science, an MBA in Finance from the New York Institute of Technology and is a graduate of the NY NEXMarketing Institute’s Product Management certification program. He is a CompetentToastMaster(CTM) and has presented at many industry tradeshows throughout his career on a variety of topics from “The Use of the PC for Prototyping Mainframe System User Interfaces” in the 80's to “Computer-Aided Software Engineering”, “Accelerated Learning Principles” and “The Deregulation of the Telecommunications Industry” in the 90’s to his current topic of passion, Software Asset Management.