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MicroStrategy Names Consulting Industry Veteran Raj Joshi to Lead Professional Services

Former Consulting Executive from Infosys Brings Deep Experience in Value-based Delivery of Client Solutions

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced that Raj Joshi has joined the company as Senior Executive Vice President of Professional Services. In this role, Joshi will oversee the MicroStrategy customer experience and be responsible for professional services, technical support, and cloud services operations.  Joshi's hiring concludes an extensive search for an executive to enhance MicroStrategy's ability to deliver a superb client experience across its global operations.

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Prior to joining MicroStrategy, Joshi was the Global Managing Partner of the Consulting & Systems Integration practice for Infosys, where he led the groups focused on Management Consulting, SAP, Oracle, and Advanced Technologies that generated over $2 billion in annual revenue. Joshi initially joined Infosys in 2004, where he co-founded and served as COO of the Management Consulting practice.  In 2008, as a result of Joshi's accomplishments at Infosys, he was selected by Consulting Magazine as one of "The Top 25 Consultants in the World."  Prior to his tenure at Infosys, Joshi had a 16-year career in the U.S. practice of Deloitte Consulting where he played multiple leadership roles as a partner in the firm.  Over his more than two decades in consulting, Joshi has served numerous Fortune 500 clients addressing complex business challenges through technology-enabled engagements.

"Raj comes to MicroStrategy with more than 25 years of leadership experience in the delivery of value-based services," said Paul Zolfaghari, President, MicroStrategy Incorporated.  "Raj will be dedicated to the MicroStrategy customer experience, concentrating his efforts on ensuring that we deliver world-class services and solutions for our customers and partners."

"I'm thrilled to be joining MicroStrategy, not only because of the impactful business insights MicroStrategy brings to its clients, but also because we share similar values, including putting our clients at the center of what we do," said Joshi. "The accelerating evolution of data, mobile, workflow, and cloud technologies is creating significant opportunities for global organizations to realize value and competitive advantage.  I am looking forward to helping MicroStrategy benefit from that evolution through its platforms, products, and services."

About MicroStrategy Incorporated

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms.  The Company's mission is to provide the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty, offered either on premises or in the cloud.

The MicroStrategy Analytics Platform™ enables leading organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute actionable business insight throughout the enterprise.  Our analytics platform delivers reports and dashboards, and enables users to conduct ad hoc analysis and share their insights anywhere, anytime.  MicroStrategy Mobile™ lets organizations rapidly build information-rich applications that combine multimedia, transactions, analytics, and custom workflows.  The MicroStrategy Identity Platform™ (branded as MicroStrategy Usher™) provides organizations the ability to develop a secure mobile app for identity and credentials. The MicroStrategy Loyalty Platform™ (branded as MicroStrategy Alert) is a next-generation, mobile customer loyalty and engagement solution.  To learn more about MicroStrategy, visit www.microstrategy.com and follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/microstrategy) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/microstrategy).

MicroStrategy, MicroStrategy Analytics Platform, MicroStrategy Mobile, MicroStrategy Identity Platform, MicroStrategy Loyalty Platform, and MicroStrategy Usher are either trademarks or registered trademarks of MicroStrategy Incorporated in the United States and certain other countries.  Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

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Claudia Cahill
MicroStrategy Incorporated
703-270-2207
[email protected]

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