Digital Creations, Leaders in Open Source Content Management Solutions, Names Luminant Executive CEO

Brian Methvin Takes the Helm of Web App Powerhouse

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from Digital Creations

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Creations, the
 content management solutions company and leading developer of open source Web
 applications, appoints Brian Methvin, President and Chief Executive Officer.
     "During the past four years, Digital Creations has established itself as
 the leading solutions provider of open source Web applications," said Hadar
 Pedhazur, Board Chairman. "We have watched the stellar growth of this team and
 welcome Brian to guide the company on its upward trajectory.  His vision,
 consulting and operational expertise will help drive us to even greater
 success." continued Pedhazur. "Hats off to our partners at Heidrick and
 Struggles for finding us the very best!"
     Methvin launched Luminant's (Nasdaq:   LUMT) Enterprise Strategy Practice
 and led its e-solutions division. He was a founding member of Potomac Partners
 Management Consulting, an e-commerce strategy firm acquired by Luminant
 Worldwide and led the integration and roll-up of eight consulting firms which
 comprise the parent company. Prior to Potomac Partners, Methvin spent eight
 years with McKinsey & Company in the US and Europe, serving Global 100
 companies.  He also gained extensive experience at Andersen Consulting and the
 start-up Information Consulting Group.
     Brian received an MBA from the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia
 Tech University and a BA in Accounting from George Mason University.
     "Digital Creations has a unique position in today's market. At the core of
 the company is a top-notch technical team that has developed a highly
 competitive open source application server with superior functionality and
 performance," said Brian Methvin, Digital Creation's new CEO.  "We can
 leverage Zope and our proven content management software solutions to quickly
 and efficiently solve business challenges in today's complex content
 management arena."
     "We are extremely pleased to welcome Brian on board. He is an exciting and
 visionary talent who will augment the deep business skills we need to realize
 our potential," said Paul Everitt, co-founder of Digital Creations.
     About Digital Creations
     Digital Creations is headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia with
 offices in Tyson's Corner, VA, Rochester, NY, and Portland, OR. The Company
 delivers powerful software solutions via premier consulting services to
 Fortune 1000 companies, media/telecom firms, government/ military agencies,
 Web-businesses, educational institutions. Doing business with Digital
 Creations means gaining next-generation Web applications (e.g. content
 management, portals, workflow, XML engines, and community building). It means
 receiving powerful solutions with ultimate time-to-market advantages, high-
 performance, scalable and reliable answers for massive websites performed by
 professionals, executing via standards-based analysis and design.  Zope, with
 its world recognized development platform, makes it easy to build features
 such as site search, news, personalization, and e-commerce into Web
     For more on Digital Creations and Zope, go to .

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