Veteran Technology Executive Joins Iconixx

Iconixx Announces Hire of Edward E. Thurman as

President and COO of its Telecommunications Business Unit



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Iconixx

    HOUSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconixx, a leading e-business solutions
 provider, announced today the appointment of Edward E. Thurman as President
 and Chief Operating Officer of its telecommunications business unit, further
 strengthening the company's commitment in that industry.  Mr. Thurman will be
 responsible for setting the strategic direction and running the day-to-day
 operations of the Kansas City-based practice and will report directly to Matt
 Walker, Chief Executive Officer.
     "We're delighted that Mr. Thurman has chosen Iconixx.  Ed has considerable
 experience in the telecommunications industry and knows the opportunities and
 challenges faced by our clients," said Matthew Walker, Iconixx CEO.  "He adds
 deep industry expertise to our team and the executive leadership necessary to
 grow the practice."
     Prior to joining Iconixx, Mr. Thurman was President and Chief Operating
 Officer of Accelerated Networks, a multi-service over broadband equipment
 manufacturer headquartered in Moorpark, California.  Preceding this position,
 Mr. Thurman served as Chief Technology Officer, responsible for current and
 evolving technologies as they relate to the Accelerated Networks product line.
     Prior to Accelerated Networks, Mr. Thurman was Director of Advanced
 Technology Development at Sprint, where he was responsible for the
 technological planning, design, software development, testing and technology
 transfer for the Integrated On-Demand Network (ION) development effort.  Mr.
 Thurman also served Sprint as the Director of Strategic Concepts, Plans and
 Programs focusing on the Broadband, Integrated Services Management and Global
 strategic programs.
     Mr. Thurman also filled numerous leadership positions while serving as a
 career officer in the US Army and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in
 Mathematics from the University of Washington, a Master of Science degree in
 Operations Research/Systems Analysis (Engineering) from the Naval Postgraduate
 School, and a Masters of Military Arts and Sciences from the School of
 Advanced Military Studies.
 
     About Iconixx
     Iconixx Corporation is an Internet consulting and development firm of 400
 strategic, creative and technical consultants.  With a proven methodology and
 effective project management structure, Iconixx applies its deep expertise to
 help clients use the Internet as an active and integrated part of their
 overall business strategy.  The company works with clients in a broad range of
 industries, and has particular expertise in the areas of financial services,
 telecommunications and energy.  Iconixx clients include 3Com, Citibank,
 Nationwide Insurance, Onvia.com, Pepco, Sallie Mae, Sprint and WorldCom.  The
 company has offices in Houston, Washington, Kansas City, Austin and Atlanta,
 and the company website can be found at http://www.iconixx.com.
 
 

SOURCE Iconixx
    HOUSTON, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconixx, a leading e-business solutions
 provider, announced today the appointment of Edward E. Thurman as President
 and Chief Operating Officer of its telecommunications business unit, further
 strengthening the company's commitment in that industry.  Mr. Thurman will be
 responsible for setting the strategic direction and running the day-to-day
 operations of the Kansas City-based practice and will report directly to Matt
 Walker, Chief Executive Officer.
     "We're delighted that Mr. Thurman has chosen Iconixx.  Ed has considerable
 experience in the telecommunications industry and knows the opportunities and
 challenges faced by our clients," said Matthew Walker, Iconixx CEO.  "He adds
 deep industry expertise to our team and the executive leadership necessary to
 grow the practice."
     Prior to joining Iconixx, Mr. Thurman was President and Chief Operating
 Officer of Accelerated Networks, a multi-service over broadband equipment
 manufacturer headquartered in Moorpark, California.  Preceding this position,
 Mr. Thurman served as Chief Technology Officer, responsible for current and
 evolving technologies as they relate to the Accelerated Networks product line.
     Prior to Accelerated Networks, Mr. Thurman was Director of Advanced
 Technology Development at Sprint, where he was responsible for the
 technological planning, design, software development, testing and technology
 transfer for the Integrated On-Demand Network (ION) development effort.  Mr.
 Thurman also served Sprint as the Director of Strategic Concepts, Plans and
 Programs focusing on the Broadband, Integrated Services Management and Global
 strategic programs.
     Mr. Thurman also filled numerous leadership positions while serving as a
 career officer in the US Army and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in
 Mathematics from the University of Washington, a Master of Science degree in
 Operations Research/Systems Analysis (Engineering) from the Naval Postgraduate
 School, and a Masters of Military Arts and Sciences from the School of
 Advanced Military Studies.
 
     About Iconixx
     Iconixx Corporation is an Internet consulting and development firm of 400
 strategic, creative and technical consultants.  With a proven methodology and
 effective project management structure, Iconixx applies its deep expertise to
 help clients use the Internet as an active and integrated part of their
 overall business strategy.  The company works with clients in a broad range of
 industries, and has particular expertise in the areas of financial services,
 telecommunications and energy.  Iconixx clients include 3Com, Citibank,
 Nationwide Insurance, Onvia.com, Pepco, Sallie Mae, Sprint and WorldCom.  The
 company has offices in Houston, Washington, Kansas City, Austin and Atlanta,
 and the company website can be found at http://www.iconixx.com.
 
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