SOURCE: Certain Software, Inc.

Certain Software, Inc.

October 29, 2009 14:00 ET

Certain Software Appoints Olivier Delerm as Chief Marketing Officer

Experienced Software Industry Marketer to Drive Growth for Global Events and Meetings Solution Provider

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 29, 2009) - Certain Software®, Inc., the leading provider of on-demand and enterprise solutions for the global meetings and events planning industry, announced Olivier Delerm as new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Olivier joins Certain Software to lead the company's global marketing strategy and execution. He brings over 18 years of marketing and product leadership experience as a visionary executive in high growth business software companies.

Olivier's extensive experience includes hands-on responsibility leading marketing and product marketing organizations spanning from early stage private companies to public software companies delivering business software solutions globally. At Siebel Systems (acquired by Oracle), a $1.5B vendor of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions, Olivier was responsible for launching several major product lines which generated hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue and established the company as the leader in eBusiness solutions.

Olivier was also vice president of marketing at Airframe Business Software, an on-demand business software company. Prior to joining Certain, Olivier was advising a broad range of software companies as the managing partner of the Delerm Group, a management consulting firm. Earlier in his career, he was senior director of engineering at Scopus Technology, and led design and development projects at CERN, the largest nuclear laboratory in the world.

Olivier received his Master in Economy and Finance from IEP and his Master in Engineering from ENSAM, both in Paris, France.

Peter Micciche, Certain's Chief Executive Officer, states, "Olivier brings global enterprise software experience to Certain. He has a proven track record in developing global strategic marketing initiatives which produce exceptional business results. His international perspective and experience will enhance our already strong presence in global markets, and his product and technology understanding will help lead Certain's development of innovative and impactful solutions for the meetings and events industry."

Certain serves over 1,800 customers, including an international client roster of large corporations, institutions, and associations, as well as high profile international events such as the Olympic Games and the United Nations World Summit. Certain supports customers in over 50 countries and delivers over 8 million online registrations per year.

About Certain Software, Inc.

Certain Software® is the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events industry. Certain's innovative solutions deliver to meeting and event professionals streamlined processes, reduced expenses, greater return on investments, and improved overall value of meetings and events. Certain's event management solutions support a full range of events -- from small meetings and educational sessions, to large conferences and world events. Headquartered in San Francisco, Certain has operations and sales offices in North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Please visit

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