New Additions to Executive Team Position AtTask for Robust 2009

February 10, 2009 adambaker

Extended world-class leadership team to drive AtTask’s future growth

OREM, Utah––February 10, 2009––AtTask, the world’s most popular provider of project and portfolio management (PPM) solutions, announces the addition of three new members to their executive team. Ray Connolly has been appointed VP of Sales, Michael Olson Chief Financial Officer, and Kevin Hayden Chief Marketing Officer, rounding out a world-class executive management group.

“I am delighted to announce the addition of these talented leaders to our executive team,” said Scott Johnson, CEO of AtTask. “This infusion of proven and capable leadership extends our ability to help industry-leading organizations around the world manage critical enterprise projects, reduce costs, and increase productivity in IT, marketing, finance, services, development, and operations.”

Ray Connolly comes to AtTask with a proven knack for exploring and expanding potential markets and creatively communicating the “big picture” to executives and team members. With nineteen successful years in the high-tech industry, most recently at Microsoft and Placeware, Connolly has a reputation for implementing internal and external sales strategies that consistently drive revenues.

With over thirteen years of financial management experience in software, hardware, and manufacturing, Michael Olson will be responsible for the overall financial direction and strategy of AtTask as well as the legal and human resource departments. Olson joins AtTask from inthinc, inc., The SCO Group, and Arthur Anderson.

Kevin Hayden, recently of BEA Systems, Interwoven, and EnterConnect, will direct all of AtTask’s global marketing, including market strategy, positioning, demand generation, corporate communications, industry analyst relations, and brand marketing, and media relations. Hayden’s background spans over 20 years of executive marketing experience in managing both public and private high tech companies through periods of rapid growth and positioning them for success.

“2008 was a breakout year for AtTask,” says Johnson. “We’re projecting continued growth through 2009 as more and more industries across the enterprise turn to AtTask for transparency, visibility, and accountability on business-critical projects.”

AtTask 2008 Highlights

  • AtTask finishes 2008 with record Q4 revenues--141% year-over-year increase
  • AtTask expands overseas with offices in the U.K., China, and Japan
  • AtTask chosen as Red Herring 100 North America Winner, joining the ranks of Google, Skype, Salesforce.com, YouTube, and Yahoo!
  • AtTask named 2008 SIIA CODiE award winner for best project management software
  • AtTask named best on-demand project management solution by TopTenREVIEWS for the third consecutive year
  • AtTask introduces new online community and Idea Share with over 1600 customers and tens of thousands of users
  • AtTask named an Inc. 500 company, ranked #23 among technology companies
  • AtTask introduced enhanced portfolio functionality, which allows executives to prioritize potential projects based upon business value
  • AtTask voted Best Product Presentation by IT executives at the PPM Summit in Austria

About AtTask, Inc.

AtTask ( www.attask.com/), with over 1600 customers, is the world’s most popular on-demand project and portfolio management software. By providing transparency, visibility, and accountability on critical business projects across the enterprise, AtTask allows organizations to reduce costs and increase productivity. Its platform-independent and multilingual solution increases efficiency and productivity for small- to medium-sized businesses and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. AtTask's clients include Boeing, CBS, Chevron, Cisco Systems, GE, Google, HBO, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, Toyota, Walt Disney, and Whirlpool.with over 1600 customers, is the world’s most popular on-demand project and portfolio management software. By providing transparency, visibility, and accountability on critical business projects across the enterprise, AtTask allows organizations to reduce costs and increase productivity. Its platform-independent and multilingual solution increases efficiency and productivity for small- to medium-sized businesses and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. AtTask's clients include Boeing, CBS, Chevron, Cisco Systems, GE, Google, HBO, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, Toyota, Walt Disney, and Whirlpool.

AtTask 2009 User Conference— May 13-15, 2009

The two-day AtTask user conference, Taking Care of Business, will include product training, one-on-one consultations, case studies, breakout sessions, and keynote presentations from AtTask customers like Trane, Hanes, and CBS. Online registration is available at: www.attask.com/userconference.

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