Senior VP, Corporate Communications
NetLedger Names New Vice
President of Marketing
Tara Ryan joins NetLedger from Deloitte Consulting
SAN MATEO, CA, February 7, 2003 - NetLedger, Inc.,
makers of Oracle® Small Business Suite, today announced
a major step in its aggressive move to build brand awareness
and support the rapid growth of sales by bringing on
board Tara Ryan as vice president of marketing. At NetLedger,
Ms. Ryan will lead the company's brand development,
lead generation, product marketing, and corporate communications
to further increase the visibility and awareness of
the company's award-winning products including Oracle
Small Business Suite and NetSuiteT. The Oracle Small
Business Suite name is used under license from Oracle
Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL).
"We are very excited to have someone of Tara's experience,
capability and integrity join our team," said Zach Nelson,
president of NetLedger. "Her proven capabilities will
make our selling efforts in the small and medium market
segment even more successful."
Ms. Ryan brings to NetLedger extensive experience spanning
more than 10 years in the advertising, marketing and
branding of technology companies. Ms. Ryan joins NetLedger
from Deloitte Consulting, where she was director of
worldwide marketing. While at Deloitte Consulting, Ms.
Ryan successfully launched global marketing campaigns,
and developed alliances with companies such as SAP,
Hewlett-Packard, IBM, PeopleSoft, Oracle and Siebel.
Prior to Deloitte Consulting she was vice president
of worldwide marketing at Commerce One, where she was
responsible for all marketing initiatives and created
innovative marketing and PR campaigns, which led to
Commerce One's position as the number one Internet marketplace.
Before that Ms. Ryan spent three years as vice president
of worldwide marketing at Network Associates. While
at Network Associates, she developed creative marketing
campaigns and was the driving marketing force behind
McAfee.com's successful IPO. She also held various marketing
positions at Oracle Corp.
Ms. Ryan holds a B.A. in history from the University
of California at Los Angeles and is a regular participant
in industry associations such as the International Advertising
Association, Business Marketing Association and Direct
Marketing Association. She is a regular speaker and
lecturer on branding for international business and
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