SOURCE: MetaCarta

March 26, 2007 11:58 ET

MetaCarta Welcomes New Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Operations to Drive Company's Continued Growth and Success

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 26, 2007 -- MetaCarta, Inc., the leading provider in geographic-search and referencing, is pleased to announce that John Donnelly III has joined as its Vice President of Worldwide Sales & Operations based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In this newly created position, John will be responsible for all sales, business development and field activities worldwide.

Donnelly brings 19 years of experience in the technology industry with a strong track record in global sales and business development. He joins MetaCarta directly from Interwise Software (Cambridge, MA) where as the VP, Sales & Business Development he managed all direct and indirect sales functions across the Americas business; and led a 66% increase in bookings from 2004 to 2006, selling enterprise-wide software to global organizations. Prior to that, Donnelly was VP Worldwide Sales & Services for CoManage Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA), where he was in charge of all activity related to revenues and customer facing functions globally. He played a significant role in driving the business and was instrumental in setting the stage for the company's acquisition by Syndesis, LTD.

Other private and public software companies that Donnelly has helped drive to success include: Longitude Systems, Inc. (Chantilly, VA), Kabira Technologies, Inc. (San Rafael, CA), Synon Corporation (Larkspur, CA), Automation Intelligence (Reston, VA), Intellicorp, Inc. (Mountain View, CA), ParcPlace - Digitalk Systems (Sunnyvale, CA) and Bachman Information Systems (Cambridge, MA). Donnelly holds a BS in Entrepreneurial Studies and Marketing from Babson College.

"We are honored to have such a talented sales executive such as John join our corporate team here at MetaCarta," said Ron Matros, CEO, MetaCarta. "He brings such an impressive list of relationships with large companies both in the US and globally; his relationship-building and business development experience will only help strengthen MetaCarta's sales force, grow our customer base, and expand MetaCarta's presence within new markets."

About MetaCarta, Inc.

MetaCarta, Inc., a leading provider of geographic intelligence solutions, provides users with map-driven geographic search, geographic referencing, and data visualization capabilities. MetaCarta products make data and unstructured content "location-aware" making that information geographically relevant. These innovative solutions make it possible for customers to discover, visualize, and act on important location-based information. Founded by a team of MIT researchers in 2001, MetaCarta is privately held, with US headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts and offices in Vienna, Virginia and Houston, Texas. For more information, please visit www.metacarta.com.

MetaCarta is a registered trademark of MetaCarta, Inc.

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