Top Technology Industry Executive Named President of Leading B2E Solution Provider - Bravanta

Former Netigy and EDS Executive Brings Proven Leadership to Fuel Market

Expansion



Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from Bravanta, Inc.

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravanta(TM) (www.bravanta.com), a
 leader in aligning companies' strategies, goals and people by inspiring and
 rewarding performance through corporate incentive and reward programs,
 announced today the appointment of Brendan P. Keegan as president and
 board member.  Keegan joins Bravanta from Netigy Corporation, a leader in
 architecting and building eBusiness Infrastructures.  In his new role, Keegan
 will focus on accelerating Bravanta's market leadership by driving dynamic
 growth in the performance services industry.
     "Brendan's addition to Bravanta is a milestone in our corporate growth,"
 said Allyson Campa, chief executive officer at Bravanta.  "He has an
 outstanding track record of creating performance-based cultures that inspire
 teams and organizations to excel.  By leveraging his proven business, sales,
 marketing, and technical expertise, he will be instrumental in helping us
 reach our corporate goals and initiatives."
     "Over the last half-century there have been a few major market and
 technology transitions that have changed the landscape of business.  Today, we
 stand on the cusp of the next great transition -- recognizing that employees
 are a company's single greatest asset in achieving the strategic goals of the
 organization.  Bravanta stands poised to lead this next big transition,"
 stated Keegan.  "Leveraging innovative technology, Bravanta has built the
 industry's most flexible and scalable solution and their marquee client base
 substantiates that."
     "Bravanta has emerged as a leader of an exciting category, the rapidly
 growing business to employee market," said Brian Jacobs, general partner,
 St. Paul Venture Capital, a member of Bravanta's board.  "Brendan's extensive
 and proven experience in driving growth through the leadership of technology
 consulting and sales organizations is an effective match with the dramatic
 expansion of Bravanta's revenue and workforce."
     During Keegan's tenure as chief strategy officer and senior vice president
 of Netigy, the company became one of the fastest growing service companies in
 history -- growing exponentially from 70 employees regionally to over
 700 worldwide.  Keegan led the growth and positioning of Netigy in defining a
 new market space and fueled its market expansion through leading the company's
 strategy, marketing, sales, business development, and alliances organizations.
     Prior to joining Netigy, Keegan worked at Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
 for a decade in various capacities.  Starting in the cornerstone of EDS'
 business as a systems engineer, Keegan quickly moved through the business
 development and sales ranks where he earned the company's top sales role as
 chief sales officer and vice president of global sales worldwide.  Serving in
 this role, Keegan managed a world-class sales organization of 1,200 sales
 professionals and developed his leadership for aligning EDS' strategy and
 goals with the sales forces' direction.  He was able to drive performance to
 new heights by doubling the company's contract signings in sales while
 reducing attrition and motivating the global sales organization to achieve
 extraordinary results.
 
     About Bravanta
     Bravanta is a technology leader in the workforce performance services
 market.  Through its online recognition and incentive programs, Bravanta is
 focused on aligning companies strategies, goals, and people by motivating,
 recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors.  Bravanta is headquartered in
 San Francisco and has received many industry awards from organizations such as
 Forbes and Incentive Magazine and boasts an outstanding Fortune 2000 client
 base including:  Gateway, British Airways, Charles Schwab, Sheraton Hotels,
 and Hewitt Associates.
     For more information, visit www.bravanta.com or call 415-934-3800.
     NOTE:  Bravanta, Bravanta.com and the Bravanta logo are trademarks of
 Bravanta Inc.  All other trademarks and product names are the property of
 their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Bravanta, Inc.
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravanta(TM) (www.bravanta.com), a
 leader in aligning companies' strategies, goals and people by inspiring and
 rewarding performance through corporate incentive and reward programs,
 announced today the appointment of Brendan P. Keegan as president and
 board member.  Keegan joins Bravanta from Netigy Corporation, a leader in
 architecting and building eBusiness Infrastructures.  In his new role, Keegan
 will focus on accelerating Bravanta's market leadership by driving dynamic
 growth in the performance services industry.
     "Brendan's addition to Bravanta is a milestone in our corporate growth,"
 said Allyson Campa, chief executive officer at Bravanta.  "He has an
 outstanding track record of creating performance-based cultures that inspire
 teams and organizations to excel.  By leveraging his proven business, sales,
 marketing, and technical expertise, he will be instrumental in helping us
 reach our corporate goals and initiatives."
     "Over the last half-century there have been a few major market and
 technology transitions that have changed the landscape of business.  Today, we
 stand on the cusp of the next great transition -- recognizing that employees
 are a company's single greatest asset in achieving the strategic goals of the
 organization.  Bravanta stands poised to lead this next big transition,"
 stated Keegan.  "Leveraging innovative technology, Bravanta has built the
 industry's most flexible and scalable solution and their marquee client base
 substantiates that."
     "Bravanta has emerged as a leader of an exciting category, the rapidly
 growing business to employee market," said Brian Jacobs, general partner,
 St. Paul Venture Capital, a member of Bravanta's board.  "Brendan's extensive
 and proven experience in driving growth through the leadership of technology
 consulting and sales organizations is an effective match with the dramatic
 expansion of Bravanta's revenue and workforce."
     During Keegan's tenure as chief strategy officer and senior vice president
 of Netigy, the company became one of the fastest growing service companies in
 history -- growing exponentially from 70 employees regionally to over
 700 worldwide.  Keegan led the growth and positioning of Netigy in defining a
 new market space and fueled its market expansion through leading the company's
 strategy, marketing, sales, business development, and alliances organizations.
     Prior to joining Netigy, Keegan worked at Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
 for a decade in various capacities.  Starting in the cornerstone of EDS'
 business as a systems engineer, Keegan quickly moved through the business
 development and sales ranks where he earned the company's top sales role as
 chief sales officer and vice president of global sales worldwide.  Serving in
 this role, Keegan managed a world-class sales organization of 1,200 sales
 professionals and developed his leadership for aligning EDS' strategy and
 goals with the sales forces' direction.  He was able to drive performance to
 new heights by doubling the company's contract signings in sales while
 reducing attrition and motivating the global sales organization to achieve
 extraordinary results.
 
     About Bravanta
     Bravanta is a technology leader in the workforce performance services
 market.  Through its online recognition and incentive programs, Bravanta is
 focused on aligning companies strategies, goals, and people by motivating,
 recognizing and rewarding the right behaviors.  Bravanta is headquartered in
 San Francisco and has received many industry awards from organizations such as
 Forbes and Incentive Magazine and boasts an outstanding Fortune 2000 client
 base including:  Gateway, British Airways, Charles Schwab, Sheraton Hotels,
 and Hewitt Associates.
     For more information, visit www.bravanta.com or call 415-934-3800.
     NOTE:  Bravanta, Bravanta.com and the Bravanta logo are trademarks of
 Bravanta Inc.  All other trademarks and product names are the property of
 their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Bravanta, Inc.