SOURCE: Wherify Wireless, Inc.

August 22, 2007 10:19 ET

Wherify Wireless Announces Appointment of New Chief Financial Officer

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - August 22, 2007) - Wherify Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: WFYW), a leader in personal location GPS products and services, today announced the Board of Directors of Wherify Wireless, Inc. appointed Jacqueline Nevilles to serve as the company's senior vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer, effective immediately.

Commenting on the appointment, Vince Sheeran, CEO of Wherify Wireless, said, "I'm delighted to have attracted a candidate with Jacqueline's background and level of expertise. She is joining us at an exciting time as we revise our business strategies to spur future growth."

Jacqueline comes to Wherify Wireless from Price Waterhouse Coopers where she was responsible for the company's accounting and corporate finance functions. She also ran the company's strategic Information Technology Systems and Sarbanes-Oxley process improvement programs. Prior to joining Price Waterhouse, Jacqueline was senior director of finance for Oracle Corp., where she managed accounting and finance, information systems and sales management functions. Jacqueline holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of San Francisco and a Master of Business Administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

About Wherify Wireless

Wherify Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: WFYW) is a developer of personal location products and services, as recognized by the Smithsonian Institution Museum's adoption of Wherify Wireless' first product, the Child Locator, into permanent display as the world's first commercial personal GPS tracking device. With three U.S. patents granted in the areas of personal location and position tracking and four more patents pending in the area of GPS locator phones, Wherify Wireless continues to be a leader in location technology development by integrating Aided-GPS location into a GSM cellular platform that has been demonstrated on over 100 GSM networks worldwide. Wherify Wireless' expertise in GPS technology for wireless devices and its patented back-end location service engine enable customers to obtain real-time location information on individuals and property directly through the Internet or any phone. Wherify Wireless was founded in 1998, and is located in San Mateo, California.

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Contact Information

  • CONTACTS:

    Joe Noel
    Wherify Investor Relations
    Tel: 1.925.922.2560
    Email Contact

    Stephen Axelrod
    CFA
    Wolfe Axelrod Weinberger Associates LLC
    Tel: 1.212.370.4500