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Contact Network Corporation names Cesar Brea as CEO

Business Development and Sales Veteran To Lead Firm Through Expansion

Boston, MA – September 29, 2003 – Contact Network Corporation (contactnetworkcorp.com), the leading provider of Enterprise Contact Collaboration solutions, today announced the appointment of Cesar A. Brea as the company’s new CEO.

Mr. Brea succeeds co-founder Geoffrey Hyatt, who will continue at the company as Chairman.

“We have had first mover advantage with the first successful contact collaboration technology and a world-class customer base. Now we are working with the new surge of companies ready to make better use of their employee relationship networks,” said Geoffrey Hyatt, co-founder and chairman at Contact Network Corporation. “Cesar brings the business expertise to help us capitalize on new business opportunities, expand our rapidly growing customer base, and take this company to the next level.”

Mr. Brea has more than 12 years in sales, business development and marketing in the high technology sector. He was most recently Senior Vice President for Sales and Marketing at Razorfish, a publicly-traded IT consulting firm, through its acquisition by SBI and Company in 2003. Prior to Razorfish, Mr. Brea was Vice President for Marketing and Business Development at ArsDigita Corporation, an enterprise application software firm backed by Greylock Ventures and General Atlantic Partners. Earlier, he was a manager at Bain & Company, where he focused on high-technology businesses, and a principal with Symmetrix, a re-engineering consulting and software development firm.

“Contact Network is already the leader in an important new market segment at the crossroads of SFA, CRM, and Knowledge Management, offering something invaluable to global sales organizations – an automated way to use their collective relationship networks to build and maintain business relationships,” said Cesar Brea, CEO of Contact Network Corporation. “This is an innovative collaboration technology that delivers immediate value to professional services and sales organizations, with complete privacy and simplicity for the employees who use it. I am excited to join this management team and continue growing the organization and expanding the base of customers where we are delivering a significant ROI.”

Contact Network recently launched the newest version of its Contact Network enterprise application to enable organizations to better leverage their extended network of employees’ contacts and use their collective relationship capital within a secure, private internal network.

About Contact Network Corporation

Contact Network Corporation is the leading provider of enterprise contact collaboration solutions. The Contact Network application enables leading professional service firms, Global 1000 sales forces, and major universities to better utilize their extended relationship network to generate sales, facilitate networking opportunities, and improve knowledge sharing within a secure, private internal network. Contact Network Corporation is a Boston-based, privately-held company. More information is available at contactnetworkcorp.com.


Kerry Metzdorf, Red Javelin Communications, Inc.