FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Creations, the leader
in Open Source web-application services, announced that it has hired industry
executive Thomas Morling to expand its sales and marketing operations.
Mr. Morling spearheaded all sales and business development activities for
Viant Corporation's (Nasdaq: VIAN) New York operation and was responsible for
many of the key reference accounts cited in its Initial Public Offering.
He served as Northeast Regional Sales Manager at Anatres Corporation (a
joint venture of Amdahl and Electronic Data Systems (EDS). Mr. Morling helped
establish the New York office of NeXT Computers Inc. He began his career as a
research and development engineer in memory systems at the Intel Corporation
"We are thrilled to have Tom on the Digital Creations team," said Rob
Page, co-founder and COO of Digital Creations. "He has perfected a career in
delivering state-of-the-art technology to customers for several of the premier
software/hardware companies of the digital age. The market for our technology
and services solutions has dramatically expanded over the last year. Tom will
help us achieve the market reach and customer expansion envisioned for 2001.
He will help us communicate our vision of the future of highly dynamic,
interactive web-based services."
"I have known the folks at Digital Creations for almost a year and have
been very impressed with the power and flexibility of the software they have
created," said Morling. "They are focused on rapid execution of very high-
quality and market-leading content management solutions. Additionally, the
open source nature of the offering creates unique benefits for the market. I
look forward to working with a great team!"
"I have had the privilege of working with Tom Morling many times over a
15-year period," says Hadar Pedhazur, Chairman of the Board of Digital
Creations. "He is one of the most accomplished salespersons I have known,
always putting the customer's needs and interests above his own."
About Digital Creations
Digital Creations develops next-generation web applications, particularly
content management solutions, based on the Open Source Zope development
framework. Using Zope allows Digital Creations to rapidly create and deploy
large-scale systems, and to deliver reliable, high-performance, scalable web
sites that are easily maintained, even by non-professionals. Customers
include the Gannett Company, WebMD, the U.S. Navy and HomeGain.com. Digital
Creations recently received $12 million in funding from a group of investors
including Whitney & Co., the Intel 64 Fund and Opticality Ventures. Digital
Creations, which is headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, maintains a web
site at http://www.digicool.com .
SOURCE Digital Creations