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bCandid Names John Gray Vice President of Sales; Former Lotus Executive To Spearhead Entry Into New Markets.

BOULDER, Colo.,--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 4, 1999--

bCandid, the leading developer of Internet discussion group software, has appointed John Gray Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Mr. Gray, who reports to CEO Frank Bergen, will oversee worldwide sales of bCandid's discussion group software, including Cyclone NewsRouter, Typhoon NewsServer and Breeze NewsServer.

Prior to joining bCandid, Mr. Gray was Director of Sales for Lotus Development Corporation, responsible for multimillion dollar markets in both Europe and North America.

"We're thrilled that an executive of John Gray's caliber has recognized our enormous growth potential," said Mr. Bergen. "John's 15 years of technology product development and sales experience will be an enormous asset to bCandid. He is perfectly suited to lead the charge as we focus on opportunities in existing and new markets for discussion group software."

bCandid currently sells its software to over 650 Internet Service Providers, telcos and Application Service Providers. Its customers include Sprint, AT&T, @Home, PSINet, RoadRunner, Cable & Wireless, GTE and more. This fall, the company is entering new markets with products designed to provide flexible, easy-to-implement and powerful solutions for Internet Web site publishers and corporate Web sites that want to host private and public discussion groups.

About bCandid

bCandid Corp. ( was founded in 1998 by the merger of two existing leaders in discussion technology. The company changed its name in April 1999 to better reflect its increased scope of products and technology. bCandid's products consistently achieve highest rankings in independent testing of discussion group server technology. bCandid is launching a new discussion application for the corporate market in the Fall.
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