August 29, 2005 07:00 ET

SKYLIST Names Gordon Galligher Vice President of Technical Operations

AUSTIN, TX -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 29, 2005 -- SKYLIST, an email service provider and deliverability leader, has named Gordon Galligher as its new vice president of technical operations. Galligher's extensive background in information systems and enterprise infrastructure spans decades and includes operational experience at Coremetrics, Inc., a leading Web analytics company.

Galligher, who reports to President Rick Westervelt, oversees the account management and operations departments which include the technical support and systems administration teams. He is charged with identifying, quantifying, documenting and controlling critical systems and processes to streamline efficiency, scalability, stability and customer satisfaction.

"SKYLIST is poised for significant growth and I am delighted to join at this very exciting time," said Mr. Galligher. "SKYLIST has tremendous potential to change the landscape of online advertising and it has developed a great foundation for continued leadership in email marketing. I look forward to lending my expertise to strategize and plan further growth and scalability."

Prior to SKYLIST, Galligher was the director of operations at Coremetrics where he managed a team of systems, network and database administrators to ensure utmost up-time for the hosted software solution running in a 24/7 environment. Galligher created and managed a multi-million dollar capital expenditure budget for the growth of the service, consistently delivering increased capacity at a 10-25 percent savings. Prior to Coremetrics, Galligher held previous roles as vice president of sales operations and customer service and was responsible for customer support, account management functions, as well as designing and implementing sales strategy programs.

"We are thrilled to be adding someone as talented and experienced as Gordon Galligher to the SKYLIST team," said Westervelt. "As we continue to focus intently on the growth of SKYLIST's business, we expect to benefit from the breadth of experience Gordon brings to the company. Being able to attract Gordon Galligher is both a privilege and a testament to the company's current strength and future prospects."


Founded in 1996, SKYLIST is a top-ranked email service provider and email deliverability leader. SKYLIST StormPost, available in license and hosted-form, gives companies that rely on email marketing a distinct competitive advantage by enabling them to efficiently deliver highly targeted, optimized, and measurable opt-in email campaigns. For more information, please visit

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