Pronexus Inc.

Pronexus Inc.

July 20, 2005 17:19 ET

Pronexus Appoints Alan Atkinson to Vice President of Sales & Marketing

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - July 20, 2005) -

High-Technology Veteran to Drive Strategic Direction as Vendor of IVR Tools & Solutions Continues to Expand

Pronexus Inc. (, the only provider of .NET-based IVR and speech software solutions, today announced that Alan Atkinson has joined the company as Vice President of Sales & Marketing.

In this role, Mr. Atkinson will drive all global marketing and sales operations of the company, and help drive Pronexus' strategic direction. Mr. Atkinson brings to Pronexus more than 17 years of extensive experience in strategic and tactical sales, business development and marketing in the high technology industry.

Prior to joining Pronexus, Mr. Atkinson was VP of Marketing at publicly traded Bulldog Technologies, and held several senior management roles at Corel, WindDance Networks, Coventus, Mitel and N-able Technologies. Mr. Atkinson also worked at Digital Equipment Corporation at the European Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in various Pan-European marketing roles. Alan holds a B.Sc. from The University of Western Ontario, a B.Admin from Brock University, and an MBA from European University in Switzerland.

"Alan brings considerable experience to Pronexus. He will play an important role as we continue to strengthen our leadership position in the IVR and speech markets," said Gary T. Hannah, Pronexus President and CEO. "Alan's track record in building winning marketing strategies and campaigns, developing channels and alliances, as well as penetrating new and existing markets will ensure that we capitalize on the opportunities presented by the dynamic IVR & speech markets."

About Pronexus

Founded in 1993, Pronexus Inc. is the developer of VBVoice™ and VBSALT™, the only Rapid Application Development toolkits for telephony and speech inside Visual Studio.NET that blend both GUI and sophisticated programming. Pronexus also provides VeoSuite, a range of turnkey applications for Microsoft Speech Server, and a complement of professional services that voice-enable a variety of industries. Comprehensive support and acclaimed training complete the firm's offerings.

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