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Kapow Software Names Rick Kawamura Vice President of Marketing

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- Oct 4, 2011 – Kawamura to drive global marketing for Application Integration innovator

Palo Alto, California—October 4, 2011—Kapow Software, the leading innovator in application integration, announced the company has appointed Rick Kawamura as Vice President of Marketing. With extensive U.S. and international experience in delivering competitive advantage, profitable growth, and superior customer value, Kawamura is responsible for driving global marketing and execution for Kapow Software to accelerate growth and drive leadership in the application integration market.

"Rick has done an amazing job in helping to shape and communicate our messaging as the company and the market have evolved and grown," said John Yapaola, president and CEO of Kapow Software. "He continues to assemble a dynamic marketing team to drive our global sales efforts. We look forward to Rick’s strategic guidance in making 2012 a break-out year for the company."

Prior to joining Kapow Software, Rick served as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at DeNA Global, the U.S. subsidiary of DeNA Co., Ltd., Japan’s most successful mobile Internet company. He was responsible for the successful U.S. launch and user acquisition of the world’s largest, fastest growing, mobile portal site. He has also served in strategic marketing, product management and product development leadership positions at Motorola, where he spent five years working in Japan; Palm; and Sun Microsystems.

"It’s an exciting time to be at Kapow Software," said Kawamura. "Our continuous growth in these difficult economic times is a testament to the value we create for our customers.  Our ability to uniquely solve critical application integration and business process automation projects significantly helps CIOs bring scalability and efficiency on the operations side, while freeing up resources to innovate on the strategy side and grow the business.  We already have an outstanding product, and as we continue to add to our growing list of high profile customers and partners, I look forward to further establishing Kapow Software’s leadership in the application integration market."

About Kapow Software

As the leading innovator in application integration, Kapow Software rapidly integrates, synchronizes, and migrates any data and application inside the enterprise, in the cloud, or on the Internet. Kapow Software empowers the line of business to streamline business processes and integrate applications, resulting in real-time business value. More than 500 customers, including AT&T, Audi, Commerzbank, Intel, Morgan Stanley, Vodafone, and dozens of federal agencies, rely on Kapow Software for process automation, mobile enablement, cloud and web application integration, content migration, business intelligence, terrorism tracking, and comparison pricing, among other critical solutions. Discover how we can help your company, at www.kapowsoftware.com or call 1-800-805-0828.

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