SOURCE: EON Reality, Inc.

November 13, 2007 13:31 ET

EON Reality Strengthens Executive Team as It Readies for Expansion

Dave Fluegeman Appointed as Chief Operating Officer

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2007) - EON Reality, Inc., the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, has bolstered its executive team with the appointment of industry veteran, Dave Fluegeman, as Chief Operating Officer. His exceptional industry insight and expertise will be crucial in helping the company to achieve its initiatives, strengthen its position in existing markets and expand into new markets.

In his new position, Fluegeman assumes responsibility for the company's internal business processes, from specifications to fulfillment and customer support.

"EON has achieved tremendous growth in 2007 and we are preparing for even greater expansion in 2008," said Mats Johansson, chief executive officer, EON Reality. "Dave has extensive experience in the virtual reality and simulation markets, from developing and implementing business processes to systems integration. He brings the knowledge and skill necessary to successfully accomplish our objectives."

Prior to joining EON Reality, Fluegeman led Christie Digital Systems' Visual Environments division since its inception in June 2004. In this role, he brought a strong industry presence that included a keen understanding for developing strategic relationships, working with partners and introducing new products and services to the market. He worked closely with global corporations, such as Boeing, BP, Lockheed-Martin, Rockwell Collins, Samsung and Walt Disney Company, developing and sustaining strong business relationships.

In addition, Fluegeman held senior management positions at Evans & Sutherland (E&S), a world leader in 3D visual systems for simulation and training markets. During his tenure at E&S, he was a division general manager responsible for developing strategic initiatives in markets outside of its traditional customer base, as well as global sales, marketing and business development. He also held key positions with Megahertz, Proxima Corporation and US Robotics.

"We live in a content-driven world, and EON Reality is uniquely positioned to pioneer and define how our customers use virtual reality, simulation-based learning and the Internet to experience more," said Fluegeman. "My experience in fostering relationships, as well as managing internal processes, will complement EON's already-strong infrastructure."

Fluegeman graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's of science degree in Information Systems and a minor in Business Management.

About EON Reality

EON Reality, Inc. is the world's leading interactive 3D software provider. EON's powerful software solutions are helping companies increase sales, communicate product functionality more effectively and decrease the cost of service, training and technical support. EON's products have a high level of interactivity, simulation realism, rendering quality and integrated data exchange capability optimized for high performance on today's standard PCs and the Internet. EON customers include large corporations such as Atlas Copco, Bechtel, Boeing, Bombardier, Hon, Intel, Lexus, Lufthansa-Teknik, Samsung, Siemens Medical, Suzuki and Toyota. For more information, go to

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