SOURCE: Omniture

August 15, 2005 08:00 ET

Former Siebel and Oracle Executive Appointed Head of Omniture EMEA

Neil Weston Joins Leading Web Analytics Provider

OREM, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 15, 2005 -- Omniture, the largest and fastest-growing provider of on-demand Web analytics, today announced the appointment of Neil Weston as general manager of Omniture's European headquarters located in London, England. Weston will report directly to Josh James, CEO and co-founder of Omniture, and will be responsible for driving Omniture's growth in EMEA by building sales, marketing and support teams that will ensure EMEA customers receive the highest level of attention and service.

Weston has more than 20 years of experience working with the world's foremost technology companies, including Siebel Systems and Oracle Corporation. Weston most recently served as the senior vice president and general manager, EMEA, Siebel Systems, where he grew the licence business 23 percent in 2004, and as a result, saw EMEA revenue exceed Siebel's U.S. Q4 licence revenue for the first time in the company's history. During an earlier stint at Siebel EMEA, Weston helped establish the company's United Kingdom and European headquarters driving the company's growth from three employees to over five hundred. Prior to his most recent position at Siebel, Weston held executive and director-level positions at Oracle, Vignette Corporation and eWise Systems Pty Ltd.

"This is an exciting time for Omniture -- $40 million in venture funding, 100 percent sequential growth five years running, and the launch of the first and only completed Web analytics platform in the industry," said Neil Weston, general manager, Omniture EMEA. "Not only is this a positive sign for Omniture, but also a strong indication of growth for the Web analytics industry as a whole. I'm thrilled to join the executive team and am looking forward to helping Omniture build on its proven track record of success and leadership."

"Neil's impressive background and 20+ years of senior management experience in the technology industry will be key in helping Omniture further expand its growing operations in EMEA," said Josh James, chief executive officer and co-founder of Omniture. "His leadership and drive will be invaluable in taking Omniture to new levels of growth and will ensure that we continue to deliver the highest level of service and value to our customers."

About Omniture

Omniture, Inc., headquartered in Orem, Utah, is the pioneer of on-demand Web analytics technology that delivers the essential intelligence needed by Web commerce leaders and innovators to drive the business decisions that increase ROI. Omniture is the largest on-demand Web analytics provider by revenue, and Omniture's SiteCatalyst is the most mature and comprehensive technology on the market, offering industry-leading scalability and flexibility combined with an intuitive user interface. Omniture is the only company in its market to offer a complete online marketing services platform that combines instant response times with the power to view Web data across any dimension. In addition, Omniture offers knowledgeable professional service teams, experienced in helping customers determine the questions they must ask to arrive at the answers they require. Proof of its world-class technology and outstanding team, Omniture has the highest level of retained and satisfied customers in the market, including eBay, AOL, Wal-Mart, Gannett, Microsoft, Oracle, GM and Hewlett-Packard. Omniture has received numerous industry awards and accolades including Network Computing's 2004 Editor's Choice Award for Web Analytics, American Business Award for Best Sales Organization (2004, 2005), and was recognized as one of Inc. 500's Fastest-Growing Companies in North America (2003, 2004). Omniture is currently seeking to fill new positions in engineering, account management and sales. For more information, visit

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