SOURCE: OptionEase, Inc.

OptionEase, Inc.

December 01, 2009 09:15 ET

OptionEase Presents Session and Scholarship at CEPI's Sixth Annual Symposium

Kim Kovacs Explores the Changing Landscape and Emerging Technologies for Equity Professionals

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - OptionEase® Inc., a leader in on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for equity administration and compliance, today announced that CEO and Founder Kim Kovacs will present at the Certified Equity Professional Institute's (CEPI) Sixth Annual Symposium at Santa Clara University on December 8, 2009. Additionally, Kovacs will announce the First Annual OptionEase CEPI Scholarship.

Due to shifting regulations, the equity compensation market has changed dramatically over the last several years. In the "Equity 2.0 - Embracing Technology to Accomplish More in a Virtual World" session, Kovacs will present with Karen Needham, CEP of Independent Stock Plan Advisors, LLC and Dan Walter, CEP of Performensation Consulting to explore the future of equity compensation, sharing tangible examples of emerging tools and technologies that can make equity professionals more effective and productive.

The Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) establishes, promotes and provides certification and continuing education for the equity compensation industry. Since its founding in 1989, the CEPI's self-study curriculum has served as the industry's educational standard. The Annual OptionEase CEPI Scholarship will be awarded each year to a member of the stock plan community who wishes to pursue the Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation through Santa Clara University.

"At OptionEase we are committed to helping equity professionals embrace the tools, technologies and training necessary to compete in this constantly changing market," said Kovacs. "Our participation at CEPI's annual symposium gives us the opportunity to strengthen this commitment not only by sharing our knowledge and experience, but by actually helping individuals advance their careers through our annual scholarship."

About OptionEase, Inc.

OptionEase ( provides on-demand, software-as-a-service (SaaS) compliance applications for stock option and equity administration. The company's SAS 70 Type II certified solution standardizes compliance and enables secure collaboration, allowing companies to focus on strategic business functions. More than 400 private and public corporations rely on OptionEase's solutions and service to comply with financial and regulatory reporting requirements. A leader in the highly regulated governance, risk and compliance (GRC) marketplace, OptionEase is located in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. and funded by venture capital and private equity.

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