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Viant Appoints Media and Entertainment Industry Veteran Jerry Brandt to Industry Leadership Development Role.

BOSTON -- Viant Corp., , a provider of digital business solutions, today announced that Jerrold (Jerry) Brandt has joined the company to further strengthen the company's industry- leading media and entertainment practice.

A veteran of the industry, he will be responsible for establishing and developing relationships between Viant and publishing, music, entertainment, broadcast and sports companies, primarily on the West Coast.

"We are very pleased to have Jerry join Viant," said Bruce Shoger, Viant President and Chief Operating Officer. "His industry insights will be invaluable to companies seeking to leverage digital media in their operations and business ventures."

"Jerry brings both broad and deep industry experience to his new role at Viant," said Michael Skoletsky, director of Viant's media and entertainment practice. "Because he has been both a consultant and an industry executive, Jerry brings a unique perspective to our clients' business, enhancing the value that Viant provides."

Brandt joins Viant from a prior position at KPMG, where he served as national executive director of the Digital Media Business Incubator, providing strategic advisory services for the initiation, development, and refinement of digital business ventures. A third-generation member of a family with roots in media and entertainment, he has held positions as a marketing executive and consultant, producer, publisher, studio postproduction and production executive, and operations executive.

His professional affiliations include membership in the Directors Guild of America (DGA), American Cinema Editors (ACE), Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the American Marketing Society and the Technology Council of Motion Pictures and Television Industry (TCMPT).

About Viant

Viant, a professional services organization providing digital business solutions, applies industry insight and technology understanding to help clients leverage assets for better business performance. Founded in 1996, Viant employs professionals from the creative, technology and strategy disciplines and has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, and New York. More information about Viant can be found at Viant is a trademark of Viant Corporation. All other company names and products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Statements contained in this release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. In particular, any statements contained herein regarding our expectations, hopes or beliefs with respect to clients and any subsequent effects on our business or results of operations are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and contingencies, many of which are beyond the company's control, and which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those projected or implied in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might affect actual results, performance, or achievements include, among other things, overall economic and business conditions, the demand for the company's services, and technological advances and competitive factors in the markets in which the company competes. These risks and uncertainties are described in detail from time to time in the Company's most recent annual report on Form 10K and 10Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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 Liana Miller
 eLuminate PR
 949 595-4320
 Carol Trager
 617 531-3784

Contact: Liana Miller of eLuminate PR, +1-949-595-4320,; or Carol Trager of Viant, +1-617-531-3784,

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