NEW YORK, NY - December 3, 2004 - LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a leading provider of communications solutions for online sales, marketing and customer service, today announced the appointment of William Wesemann to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Wesemann brings more than 20 years of software, call center and communications experience to LivePerson's Board. Most recently, he served as CEO of NextPage, a leading provider of document management systems. Prior to NextPage, Bill served as the CEO of netLens, Inc., a start-up technology company that created Peer Space™, a next generation peer-to-peer platform for creating distributed applications.
"Bill is a key addition to our Board and brings a proven ability to enable software and online communications companies reach aggressive growth targets," said Robert LoCascio, LivePerson CEO. "We welcome him to our team and look forward to leveraging his expertise to further the Company's strategic growth initiatives."
His tenure in the high-tech industry also includes executive positions in sales, professional services and marketing with Genesys Telecommunications, a leader in computer-telephony integration, NeXT Software, Inc. and ParcPlace Systems. Under his leadership as Vice President of Internet Business and Senior Vice President of Sales and Services for Genesys, the company grew revenues from $2 million to more than $85 million in two years.
LivePerson is a leading provider of communications solutions for online sales, marketing and customer service. LivePerson's Timpani platform enables online businesses to identify and engage the right customer with the right communication channel at the right time, thereby enhancing the online experience. Chat, marketing and selling tools, a self-service knowledgebase and email management are combined with industry-leading channel matching technology, rules-based intelligence, routing and reporting, to offer clients the opportunity to increase sales, lower customer service costs and enhance the customer experience. The company's roster of more than 3,000 customers, including EarthLink, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, Qwest, Verizon and AT&T, have long reported significant savings, increased sales and high customer satisfaction using LivePerson's technologies. LivePerson is headquartered in New York City.
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