LivePerson Announces Opening of San Francisco Office

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN), the leading provider of intelligent engagement solutions that help businesses create deeper, more meaningful connections with consumers, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in San Francisco, California.  This new office will allow LivePerson to build stronger connections with the technology community located throughout the Bay Area.  

"Silicon Valley is one of the leading technology markets in the world and LivePerson is proud to establish a local presence within this important community," said LivePerson founder and CEO, Robert LoCascio.  "As we look to expand our network of partners and developers building applications on our platform, and recruit talent to join our company, building a strong presence in this market will be an asset."

With a local presence in Silicon Valley, LivePerson will increase its focus on building and expanding its brand and increasing its developer and partner base.  The region remains home to some of the world's leading technology brands and along with New York City and Tel Aviv, is one of the top markets for talent.  As such, opening a San Francisco is a logical progression for LivePerson as it works to expand its services and visibility as a leading provider of intelligent engagement solutions.

LivePerson's new office is located in the SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco at 340 Brannan Street, Suite 301.

To view images of LivePerson's new San Francisco office, please visit http://on.fb.me/e2k85p.

About LivePerson

LivePerson is the leading provider of online, real-time intelligent engagement solutions. Connecting businesses and experts with consumers seeking help on the Web, LivePerson's hosted software platform creates more relevant, compelling and personalized online experiences. Every month, LivePerson's intelligent platform helps millions of people succeed online; more than 8,500 companies, including EarthLink, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, and Verizon, rely on LivePerson to maximize the impact of the online channel. LivePerson is headquartered in New York City, with offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, London and Tel Aviv.

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SOURCE LivePerson, Inc.