SOURCE: Milestone Group

February 27, 2007 10:00 ET

Milestone Group and 8020 Group in Merger

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 27, 2007 -- Milestone Group, a consulting firm focused on revenue acceleration, has merged with 8020 Group of Redwood City, Cal. effective immediately. The combined entity will trade under the name Milestone Group and retain its offices in Palo Alto. The merger combines the complementary skill sets of each firm to create a unique strategic and operational expertise for technology-enabled businesses in the technology, media and telecommunications industries.

"By joining forces with 8020 Group, Milestone Group is now able to offer our clients a full range of services from strategy and corporate development to product launch and revenue acceleration," says Milestone Group Managing Partner Mark Zawacki. "Our model is to help companies to organize around 'The Science of Revenue.' And by adding 8020 Group's proprietary processes to the mix, we can help these clients better meet the challenges brought on by disruption and convergence in a systemic fashion."

Zawacki and 8020 Group Founder Johannes Hoech will both be the new Milestone Group's Managing Partners. The newly merged firm counts many industry leaders among their client group, including SAP, Symantec, AOL Time-Warner, Intel and Peoplesoft (now Oracle).

"This move makes sense because both firms share the same vision," says Hoech. "A vision for what technology-enabled companies must do to become, and stay, competitive in a constantly shifting market environment. What we've done is combine the complementary skill sets of strategy and operations to create more value for clients."

About Milestone Group

Milestone Group is a Silicon Valley-based consulting firm specializing in revenue acceleration for technology-enabled businesses operating in markets that are defined by complexity and rapid change. The firm offers operational and process expertise in sales, marketing and branding, business development, and in product, strategy, launch and development. Milestone Group's client portfolio includes early stage startups and Global 2000 firms in the technology, media and telecommunications industries.

Milestone Group is comprised of 25 technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) professionals operating from offices in Palo Alto, Boston, Raleigh, Amsterdam, Sydney and Singapore.

The firm is privately held.

More information at: www.milestone-group.com and www.8020group.com.

Contact Information

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    Stephanie Clark
    Milestone Group
    (650) 351-6464
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