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Industry Veterans Join iCentera Board of Directors And Executive Team

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. April 20th, 2004—iCentera, the leading provider of on-demand communication portals that change the way businesses communicate, announced today the addition of Kenneth Holec to the Board of Directors, and Craig Allen to the position of Chief Financial Officer. The two technology veterans will play a critical role in the growth of iCentera as it continues to deliver on-demand solutions for partner, prospect, and overall client communications.

Ken Holec will serve on the company's Board of Directors and will take a hands-on role in business development activities including Strategic Alliances, partner development, and channel programs. With more than 25 years in the technology industry, Holec serves as an advisor to Triple Tree, an Investment banking firm and is on the board of several technology companies. Previously, Holec was an Interim CEO of Peopleclick, a Software-as-a Service (SaaS) vendor, and president and CEO of ShowCase Corporation. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Lawson Software, leading the rapid growth and development of the company from $10M to becoming a leading brand in the ERP industry.

"iCentera understands the power of leveraging on-demand portals to enhance business to business client communications," said Holec. "The on-demand SaaS approach is right for today's business. I am very excited to join this company as they greatly simplify the challenge of both internal and external communications in today's competitive market."

Craig Allen has joined iCentera as Chief Financial Officer and will play a critical role in leveraging and steering the company's current momentum and financial success. With more than 25 years of experience, Allen has served as CFO for several industry leaders. Most recently, Allen held the position of CFO for Domaille Engineering a provider of process development solutions. Previously, he served as CFO of Showcase Corporation and prior to that he held the position of Vice President of Operations at MetaFile Information Systems.

"iCentera is enjoying phenomenal success as companies begin to replace their intranets, extranets, and other static communication solutions with the icSuite," Allen said. "As CFO, I will build upon this success, keeping the company in the spotlight as 'a company to watch' in the SaaS market space."