SOURCE: Kalido

October 14, 2008 09:30 ET

Kalido Names Winston Chen Vice President of Strategy and Business Development

New Role Responsible for the Development of Targeted Solutions and Strategic Technology Partnerships

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) -

--  Kalido, the active information management company, today announced
    that Winston Chen has been promoted to vice president of strategy and
    business development, effective immediately. Chen will report to Bill
    Hewitt, Kalido's president and chief executive officer.
--  Chen, who most recently served as group vice president of professional
    services for the Americas, steps into the new role chartered with the
    conception and development of solutions that solve targeted business
--  In addition, Chen's responsibility includes the identification,
    development and maintenance of key business partnerships with technology,
    content and global services companies.
--  Chen joined Kalido in 2001 and was instrumental in developing and
    building out Kalido's North American operations. In his seven years at
    Kalido, Chen has provided insight and guidance to nearly every Kalido
    customer in the Americas, as well as many throughout the world.
--  Prior to Kalido, Chen held senior-level technical positions at
    PeopleSoft (now Oracle), the Chicago Tribune and IBM. He holds an MBA from
    Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer
    Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Bill Hewitt, president and CEO of Kalido, said:

--  "Winston's combination of business knowledge, technical background and
    customer experience give him a unique skill set to take on this new
    challenge. As Kalido enters its next phase of growth, it's more important
    than ever that we deliver targeted, high ROI solutions. I'm confident that
    Winston will play a key role in delivering on our vision."

About Kalido

Kalido delivers active information management for business. Developed through years of successful best practice implementations, Kalido's robust, business-model driven information management engine automatically feeds information to end users through their BI tools, making them more productive far more quickly and reducing internal costs. With Kalido, users never again have to wait for months to answer fundamental questions about business performance -- which products are selling, which customers are profitable, and which markets are most promising.

Kalido software is implemented at over 250 locations in more than 100 countries with market leading companies. More information about Kalido can be found at:

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