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BitGravity Appoints Perry Clarke VP of Engineering

bitgravitylogo300x100BURLINGAME, CA – March 16, 2009 –BitGravity, Inc., the innovative next-generation Content Delivery Network (CDN) provider today announced the appointment of Perry Clarke as the company’s first VP of Engineering. Perry is responsible for leading the team that designs, develops, and optimizes the core BitGravity platform and products.

Perry has over 25 years of engineering and management experience and joined BitGravity in 2007 as one of the company’s first employees. Prior to BitGravity he founded and sold Konfabulator—the desktop widgets application that spawned the widgets craze—to Yahoo!. Prior to this, Perry managed software engineering teams at Sun Microsystems, SmartCalendar and Unify. Early in his career, Perry programmed and managed teams at Motorola and Oracle in the UK.

“Perry Clarke is a seasoned engineering manager who builds great teams and great products,” said Perry Wu, co-founder and CEO of BitGravity. “He brings intellectual creativity and innovative approaches to BitGravity’s engineering efforts as we continue to deliver breakthrough performance and redefine total cost of ownership in content delivery.”

“BitGravity is building the content delivery network for the future and when you aren’t beholden to legacy systems you have the opportunity to build truly innovative products,” said Perry Clarke, VP of Engineering at BitGravity. “ It’s challenging and exciting to lead a team that has engineered one of the industry’s fastest networks, and constantly innovates to deliver the best economics.”

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