SOURCE: Certain Software, Inc.

event management solutions, online event registration, meetings management

August 25, 2009 18:30 ET

Certain Software Appoints Peter Micciche as CEO

Successful Business Software Executive to Lead Global Event Management Solution Provider

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 25, 2009) - Certain Software®, Inc., the leading provider of event management solutions for the global meetings and events planning industry announced the appointment of Peter Micciche as the company's chief executive officer (CEO). As a well-respected and innovative executive in the technology industry, Peter brings more than 20 years of business software and general management experience to Certain Software.

Peter's executive leadership experience spans from early stage private companies to public software companies delivering business software solutions worldwide. His experience includes successful roles as president of Cognos Corp., the leading business intelligence vendor (acquired by IBM); CEO of NativeMinds, now Autonomy; and CEO of Kinecta Corp., now Oracle. In addition, Peter served on the board of directors for Centura, Inc., a NASDAQ traded company.

Peter's appointment as the CEO of Certain Software comes at a time when the company continues the global expansion it began with the merger of Amlink Technologies in 2008. Peter will build on Certain's leadership position in the event management software industry to provide leading event management solutions from offices throughout North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Peter notes, "Certain has amassed a vast expanse of event management knowledge from serving nearly 2,000 customers and 8 million annual registrations throughout the world. Fortune 500 corporations, large universities, associations and sponsors of world class events such as the Olympics and the United Nations World Summit are evidence of the trusted advisor role Certain has earned worldwide in the meeting and event industry."

Doug Goldman, Certain's Chairman, adds, "Peter brings an impressive track record in building highly successful business software companies. His vision, experience, and customer-focus will help Certain expand its proven solutions to better serve our customers and grow our markets in the meetings and events industry."

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 www.certain.com.

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