SOURCE: NewsGator

September 10, 2007 14:33 ET

Enterprise 2.0 Innovator Jeff Nolan Joins NewsGator Management Team

Former Teqlo CEO and SAP Executive Hired as VP of Corporate Development

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - NewsGator Technologies, Inc., the leading RSS company, announced that Jeff Nolan has joined the company as vice president of corporate development. The former Teqlo CEO and SAP veteran has significant experience directing innovation in the areas of social media and Enterprise 2.0 technologies, and is a renowned blogger and speaker.

Based out of Silicon Valley and reporting to president and CEO J.B. Holston, Nolan will focus on building and managing key strategic relationships and contributing to product and marketing strategy across the company's line of award-winning Enterprise 2.0 and widget solutions, which are used by more than 100 businesses including USA Today, Procter & Gamble, the Discovery Channel, Biogen Idec, Rohm and Haas, Spencer Stuart and the New York Times Regional Media Group.

Prior to joining NewsGator, Nolan led Teqlo, a high-profile startup that develops platforms for mashups and other user-assembled applications, and was also a general partner at SAP Ventures and later led the strategy team for the Apollo Group at SAP. Nolan will continue to author the popular Venture Chronicles blog.

"Jeff is a widely respected authority on Enterprise 2.0," Holston said. "We are very fortunate to team up with him as we extend NewsGator's leadership in rapidly emerging technology markets."

"NewsGator has all the elements I was looking for, including great people -- insanely great people -- products that are innovative and available today, and a market that is experiencing strong growth," said Nolan. "As a long-time user of their individual products and services, I feel right at home here and am very excited they picked me to join their accomplished team."

About NewsGator Technologies, Inc.

NewsGator Technologies is the world's leading RSS company. Headquartered in Denver, CO, NewsGator develops and markets RSS aggregation solutions for individual end users, enterprises and online content providers. Using NewsGator products and solutions, businesses and consumers can subscribe to news, information, podcasts and other relevant content more efficiently and effectively than with traditional channels. With NewsGator, users have access to RSS information via the Web, Microsoft Outlook, mobile devices and both Windows- and Mac-based desktop clients. All NewsGator products synchronize seamlessly, enabling users to read their RSS feeds anywhere, anytime, with any device. For more information, visit www.newsgator.com.

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