SOURCE: Habeas, Inc.

December 19, 2006 09:00 ET

Habeas Expands Management Team, Appoints Philip Smith as Chief Financial Officer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 19, 2006 -- Habeas, Inc. (, the company that certifies the reputations of legitimate email senders, today announced that Philip Smith has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Smith will report to CEO Des Cahill and be responsible for all financial and administrative aspects of Habeas' business. The appointment immediately strengthens Habeas' management team and positions the company for continued growth and market momentum in 2007 and beyond.

Mr. Smith comes to Habeas from UPEK, Inc., where he was also CFO. At UPEK, he led the company's overall financial planning and infrastructure development throughout its worldwide operations, including fundraising, finance, accounting, human resources, investor relations, information technology and legal. During his tenure UPEK became recognized as the market leader in fingerprint-enabled security for notebook computers and other applications.

Prior to UPEK, Inc., Mr. Smith was CFO at Moai Technologies, Inc., an e-commerce software and services company in the auction, e-procurement and online market spaces. At Moai, he developed and led the financial and administrative activities of the pre-IPO company and increased its subscription revenues from $100,000 to $15 million over the course of one year.

"Philip brings extensive finance experience and a proven record of success helping companies implement smart financial planning for the long-term," said Des Cahill, CEO of Habeas. "And as we continue to grow, we will look to Philip's expertise and vision to broaden our financial strategy and affirm our position as a leader in the email trust sector."

About Habeas, Inc.

Habeas is an Email Trust Authority that re-establishes email as a reliable business communications medium. Habeas enables commercial email senders to certify their communications as legitimate, and helps ISPs and message security vendors make better, more efficient decisions about how to sort inbound mail. By aggregating, analyzing, and categorizing the reputation of millions of email senders around the globe, Habeas is making sure legitimate email gets delivered.

Habeas Solutions for senders include best practices certification, Internet whitelisting, and email monitoring services that improve delivery to over a quarter of a million email servers at major Fortune 1000 companies and leading ISPs. Habeas Solutions for receivers include SenderIndex, the industry's leading email reputation database that helps reduce inbound email handling costs and ensures end users receive the email they need.

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