MediaUnbound Names Thomas A. Nora President & CEO, Adds David Levi to Board of Directors

Veteran Executive Will Lead Digital Music

Personalization Software Firm



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from MediaUnbound, Inc.

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire/ --MediaUnbound, Inc., a leader in
 music personalization software, today announced that Thomas A. Nora has joined
 the company as President & CEO.
     "I am delighted that Tom will be leading MediaUnbound as we ramp our
 revenues and introduce AudioInsight(TM), our music personalization software
 platform, to a wider audience", said Michael S. Papish, Co-Founder and
 Chairman of MediaUnbound.
     Mr. Nora added, "I joined MediaUnbound because I am extremely impressed
 with its technology, development team and position in a market that is taking
 off quickly. During my career, I have lead companies with sophisticated
 software technologies to grow very rapidly and become profitable. I look
 forward to doing that again at MediaUnbound".
     Mr. Nora is a veteran executive who has wide-ranging experience in
 building software companies into market leaders. He was most recently
 President & CEO of Littlefish Commerce, Inc., funded by a Draper, Fisher
 Jurvetson affiliate.  He was Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Marketing and
 Services at Rogue Wave Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: RWAV) during which it posted 10
 consecutive profitable quarters. Mr. Nora was Vice President, Marketing &
 Major Accounts at Pyramid Technology Corporation, prior to that holding senior
 marketing and sales positions at Mentor Graphics Corp. He received his BS in
 Biomedical Engineering and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of
 Southern California.
     The company also announced the addition of David Levi to its Board of
 Directors. Mr. Levi serves on the Board of three NASDAQ companies - PictureTel
 Corp. (Nasdaq: PCTL), Voxware Inc. (Nasdaq: VOXW) and Microlog Corporation
 (Nasdaq: MLOG). He has held CEO and COO positions at several companies
 including Natural MicroSystems, Raytheon Data Systems, Voice Control Systems,
 and Raster Technologies Inc. He received his A.B. from Harvard College and an
 M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.  Mr. Levi
 has also made an investment in MediaUnbound.
     Mr. Papish welcomed Mr. Levi, saying, "Dave has given us a strong vote of
 confidence by investing and joining the Board. He knows what it takes to build
 successful technology companies and we will make use of his experience".
 
     About MediaUnbound
     MediaUnbound provides advanced technologies for accurately and
 conveniently personalizing digital music. Its AudioInsight(TM) interactive
 software platform combines state-of-the-art intelligent agent technologies
 with the expertise of music analysts to offer compelling, one-of-a-kind music
 experiences for each listener.
     MediaUnbound gives major web portals, music device manufacturers, ISPs and
 music service providers the opportunity to maximize the value of their digital
 music offerings, giving their listeners access to the AudioInsight(TM) system
 and leveraging the combined intelligence of its user base.
     Three Harvard University students founded MediaUnbound, Inc. in January
 2000, to address the major opportunities created as digital music becomes a
 mass medium, after they launched the school's radio station (WHRB) on the
 World Wide Web. The company is privately held and based in Cambridge,
 Massachusetts.
     For more information about MediaUnbound and for demonstrations of the
 AudioInsight software platform, please visit www.mediaunbound.com.
 
      Media Contact:
      Joshua Mann
      617.621.0575
      joshua@mediaunbound.com
 
 

SOURCE MediaUnbound, Inc.
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire/ --MediaUnbound, Inc., a leader in
 music personalization software, today announced that Thomas A. Nora has joined
 the company as President & CEO.
     "I am delighted that Tom will be leading MediaUnbound as we ramp our
 revenues and introduce AudioInsight(TM), our music personalization software
 platform, to a wider audience", said Michael S. Papish, Co-Founder and
 Chairman of MediaUnbound.
     Mr. Nora added, "I joined MediaUnbound because I am extremely impressed
 with its technology, development team and position in a market that is taking
 off quickly. During my career, I have lead companies with sophisticated
 software technologies to grow very rapidly and become profitable. I look
 forward to doing that again at MediaUnbound".
     Mr. Nora is a veteran executive who has wide-ranging experience in
 building software companies into market leaders. He was most recently
 President & CEO of Littlefish Commerce, Inc., funded by a Draper, Fisher
 Jurvetson affiliate.  He was Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Marketing and
 Services at Rogue Wave Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: RWAV) during which it posted 10
 consecutive profitable quarters. Mr. Nora was Vice President, Marketing &
 Major Accounts at Pyramid Technology Corporation, prior to that holding senior
 marketing and sales positions at Mentor Graphics Corp. He received his BS in
 Biomedical Engineering and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of
 Southern California.
     The company also announced the addition of David Levi to its Board of
 Directors. Mr. Levi serves on the Board of three NASDAQ companies - PictureTel
 Corp. (Nasdaq: PCTL), Voxware Inc. (Nasdaq: VOXW) and Microlog Corporation
 (Nasdaq: MLOG). He has held CEO and COO positions at several companies
 including Natural MicroSystems, Raytheon Data Systems, Voice Control Systems,
 and Raster Technologies Inc. He received his A.B. from Harvard College and an
 M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration.  Mr. Levi
 has also made an investment in MediaUnbound.
     Mr. Papish welcomed Mr. Levi, saying, "Dave has given us a strong vote of
 confidence by investing and joining the Board. He knows what it takes to build
 successful technology companies and we will make use of his experience".
 
     About MediaUnbound
     MediaUnbound provides advanced technologies for accurately and
 conveniently personalizing digital music. Its AudioInsight(TM) interactive
 software platform combines state-of-the-art intelligent agent technologies
 with the expertise of music analysts to offer compelling, one-of-a-kind music
 experiences for each listener.
     MediaUnbound gives major web portals, music device manufacturers, ISPs and
 music service providers the opportunity to maximize the value of their digital
 music offerings, giving their listeners access to the AudioInsight(TM) system
 and leveraging the combined intelligence of its user base.
     Three Harvard University students founded MediaUnbound, Inc. in January
 2000, to address the major opportunities created as digital music becomes a
 mass medium, after they launched the school's radio station (WHRB) on the
 World Wide Web. The company is privately held and based in Cambridge,
 Massachusetts.
     For more information about MediaUnbound and for demonstrations of the
 AudioInsight software platform, please visit www.mediaunbound.com.
 
      Media Contact:
      Joshua Mann
      617.621.0575
      joshua@mediaunbound.com
 
 SOURCE  MediaUnbound, Inc.