SOURCE: Bridgestream, Inc.

July 11, 2006 09:00 ET

Bridgestream Strengthens Management Team With New Appointment

Adds Ed Jackowiak as Vice President of Sales to Extend Market Momentum

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 11, 2006 -- Bridgestream, Inc., the leading provider of business roles automation solutions, today announced the appointment of Ed Jackowiak as vice president of sales. Jackowiak will report directly to Mark Tice, chief executive officer of Bridgestream.

"Ed makes a great addition to the leadership team especially at this critical stage in Bridgestream's growth," said Tice. "His experience and insight will help continue to drive our sales growth and increase market adoption of our solutions."

Jackowiak is a seasoned sales executive with over 17 years of experience building successful sales organizations in the identity management market. Most recently, he served as vice president of worldwide sales at Avatier where he was instrumental in building the company's U.S., EMEA and Asia Pacific sales and distribution channels. As vice president of worldwide sales at Kavado (now Protegrity), he increased revenue by 100 percent and signed up global customers. Jackowiak also served as Netegrity's vice president of sales responsible for commercial and channel sales, engineering and consulting, totaling more than 45 employees. Within three years, he grew revenue from less than $250,000 to $35 million and helped establish Netegrity as a dominant player in the fast-growing Internet security space.

"Bridgestream's SmartRoles provide companies a way to address the complexities in defining business functions throughout the enterprise," said Jackowiak. "Years of experience in the identity management market have taught me that this is a compelling organizational problem. Bridgestream is well positioned to become the dominant player in the market and I'm excited to join the management team."

About Bridgestream, Inc.

Bridgestream is the leading provider of business roles automation solutions. Gartner named Bridgestream a "cool vendor" in the security and privacy space in 2005. The Bridgestream SmartRoles™ software maps the business relationships that exist within a department, within a division and across the extended enterprise to provide fast, accurate and real-time information about role-based authorizations and changes. With Bridgestream, enterprises can decrease the cost of managing access and authority information, improve visibility and control as well as ensure regulatory compliance. Bridgestream is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. For more information, visit www.bridgestream.com.

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