SOURCE: iPackets International, Inc.

December 01, 2005 09:33 ET

iPackets International Introduces Its New Management Team and Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 1, 2005 -- iPackets International, Inc. (OTC: IPKL), a global provider of wireless data solutions for the network operator and enterprise markets, introduces its new management team and board of directors.

Mr. Naiel P. Kanno is iPackets' President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director. With a 22+ year successful background in developing and guiding leading-edge technology companies, Mr. Kanno brings skills in management, marketing, engineering, and enterprise application sales with a focus in the telecommunications and wireless sectors. Prior to joining iPackets, Mr. Kanno was the President, CEO, and a major investor in wireless software startup L3 Technology, Inc. From 1988 to 1999, Mr. Kanno was the founder, President and CEO of EXL Information Corp., a provider of billing and customer care software solutions to competitive local exchange carriers, inter-exchange carriers, and long distance providers. Mr. Kanno sold EXL to Los Angeles-based OAN Services, a premium provider of specialized billing services and clearinghouse. Mr. Kanno also had a successful tenure at Boston-based computer maker Prime Computer, Inc. Mr. Kanno holds a B.Sc. degree in Computer Science.

Mr. Kouros Goodarzi is iPackets' Vice President of Engineering. With over 20 years of experience in the software industry, Mr. Goodarzi has several years of hands-on experience in both software development and project engineering management. With his extensive experience, Mr. Goodarzi is highly regarded as an expert with mobile and wireless software technologies. Prior to joining the iPackets team, Mr. Goodarzi's employment experience includes Nokia and Holley Communications Canada (previously Philips Semiconductors). Mr. Goodarzi has supervised software development teams, ensured quality and process compliance, and successfully delivered many projects in mobile telecommunications. Mr. Goodarzi holds a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a Masters degree in Computer Engineering. He is an active member of the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Communication Society, and the Engineering Management Society.

Mr. Ara Bedrossian is iPackets' Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Bedrossian brings over 15 years of experience in software engineering and development life cycle, and software management in wireless telecommunications and embedded systems. Prior to joining iPackets, Mr. Bedrossian was Nokia's Research and Development Software Project Manager for the CDMA platform, where he led a team of software engineers to deliver applications based on the Symbian operating system and Nokia's S60 platform. Prior to that, Mr. Bedrossian was Director of software engineering with L3 Technology Inc., a provider of wireless technologies, where he oversaw the development and delivery of several wireless technologies. Mr. Bedrossian has also held a variety of management and technical positions with several companies, including co-founding three software development companies in the mid 1990s. Mr. Bedrossian holds a B.Sc. in Applied Physics, and is an active member of the IEEE, and IEEE Computer Society.

"These appointments, along with our current Chief Financial Officer and Director -- Mr. Roland Vetter, come at an important stage for iPackets, where we need a strong team to manage our expected rapid growth," said Naiel Kanno, president and CEO of iPackets.

About iPackets International, Inc.

iPackets International is a global provider of wireless data solutions for the network operator and enterprise markets that connect on-the-move professionals to applications -- efficiently and reliably. iPackets' network operator and VoIP solutions consist of the iPRoam and iPTalk products. iPackets' enterprise solutions consist of iPSuite and iPMine. iPackets utilizes its breakthrough wireless technology, Reliable Packet Management (RPM), to manage data packets over any wireless network and virtually on any wireless device. For more information, please visit

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