SOURCE: Sapias, Inc.

October 16, 2006 09:00 ET

Sapias Appoints Software-as-a-Service Veteran as Vice President of Marketing

Kathleen Hayes Brings More Than 14 Years of Industry Experience to Newly Created Position

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 16, 2006 -- Sapias®, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand mobile resource management, today announced the appointment of Kathleen Hayes as Vice President of Marketing. In this newly created position, Hayes will report directly to Stuart Bagshaw, the president and CEO, and will lead all of the company's marketing efforts including branding, public and analyst relations, and demand generation.

"Kathleen is a perfect fit for this company and position. She brings an incredible track record in helping people understand the business benefits of high-technology solutions," said Stuart Bagshaw, president and CEO of Sapias, Inc. "Her profound knowledge of software marketing has already made an enormous impact in the way Sapias presents itself not only to its customers and competitors, but also to the entire marketplace. Kathleen brings an unprecedented level of energy to Sapias that will propel this company into the future of on-demand business."

Hayes brings more than 14 years of software marketing and sales experience to Sapias, with the past several years focused on Software-as-a-Service. Hayes most recently served as vice president of marketing for BlueRoads, a provider of on-demand channel management solutions, where she successfully launched the company and was instrumental in establishing it as a thought leader in Software-as-a-Service.

"The software market is transitioning from on-premise enterprise solutions to more nimble on-demand offerings, and Sapias is at the forefront of this trend," Hayes said. "The management of mobile assets and personnel is a perfect application for the SaaS model. Sapias is a forward-thinking company with great products and a top-notch team, and I am excited to join forces and ramp up marketing activities to take advantage of opportunities in this evolving market."

Previously, Hayes served as vice president of worldwide marketing at Epicentric, where she drove the company to a leadership position in a new category of software-enterprise portal-before the company was acquired by Vignette. Earlier in her career, Hayes held a number of sales management and business development positions at Symantec, Frame Technology (acquired by Adobe), and Andromedia (acquired by Macromedia, now Adobe). Hayes holds a B.A. in Speech Communication from the University of Washington.

About Sapias

Sapias provides on-demand mobile resource management solutions, which allow companies to optimize the efficiency of their field operations. The award-winning Sapias Intelligence suite combines real-time field visibility with location-aware job schedules and work order status, providing companies with the actionable information they need to optimize the efficiency of their mobile assets and workforce. Headquartered in San Francisco, Sapias is funded by leading venture capital firms, including Alloy Ventures and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. For more information, please call 415.356.3300 or visit www.sapias.com.

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