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Colin Mathews Joins Contact Network’s Management Team To Expand Sales and Business Development Efforts

Boston, MA – December 15, 2003 – Contact Network Corporation (contactnetworkcorp.com), the leading provider of Enterprise Contact Collaboration solutions, today announced the appointment of Colin Mathews to Vice President of Business Development.

“We’ve spent the last year growing the customer base of organizations, large and small, who use our secure enterprise software to help them make better use of their existing employee relationship networks,” said Cesar Brea, CEO at Contact Network Corporation. “We work with B2B sales forces and professional service firms who benefit from using social networking technology within their organization to win sales and increase revenues. Colin’s depth of experience in business development and proven track record is a tremendous asset.”

Mr. Mathews has held senior business development, strategy, and management roles at startup companies and financial services firms over the past 13 years. Before joining Contact Network, he was Senior Director of Strategic Development for Into Networks, a creator and vendor of an innovative software-on-demand distribution and management platform backed by Fidelity Ventures, Venrock Associates, and Intel Capital, among others. Prior to Into Networks, Mr. Mathews worked in private equity at AIG, and at Citigroup and Lehman Brothers as an M&A banker. He began his career as a senior analyst at Morningstar, the leading provider of financial services data and analysis.

“Contact Network is leading the category of social networking technology for corporations, allowing firms to tap the 90% of relationships that go undiscovered or unutilized,” said Colin Mathews, Vice President of Business Development. “Enterprise sales organizations and professional service firms have been looking for a more effective way to leverage their internal contacts from across the firm, not just from data entered manually in to their CRM systems. Contact Network’s effective social networking solution delivers immediate value through quick ROI, while addressing both privacy and simplicity. I am eager to contribute to the ongoing success of Contact Network and bring the power of secure social networking to every relationship-based business.”

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.


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