Captivate Network Names Steve Duffett Vice President of

  Advertising Sales   Business/Technology Editors   WESTFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 23, 2001--Captivate Network,  Inc., the largest elevator media network, which delivers content and  advertising to business professionals, today named Steve Duffett vice  president of advertising sales. Duffett, a member of Captivate  Network's executive team, will be responsible for leading the regional  and national advertising sales efforts nationwide. In this new  capacity, Duffett and his team will present Captivate's value  proposition to major advertisers who target business professionals or  affluent consumers with an average annual household income of $150k.   Prior to assuming this new post, Duffett was vice president of  business development at Captivate, responsible for expanding the  company's network of elevator screens. During his tenure, Duffett  successfully contracted with the country's leading REITs and  independent building owners delivering hundreds of office towers for  Captivate's screen installations. Duffett has also held sales  management positions at leading technology companies during his  20-year career.   "Steve has been an instrumental member of Captivate's management  team, helping to drive results for the company and building the  business through his sales organization," stated Mike DiFranza,  president and CEO of Captivate Network. "Steve's accomplishments in  the business development group - meeting his sales goal a year ahead  of schedule - is a clear indicator that he knows how to staff and  manage a successful sales team. I am confident his successes will be  duplicated in the advertising sales department and look forward to his  contribution in that area of the business."   About Captivate Network   Captivate Network, Inc. ( is the largest  elevator media network and provides business professionals with  quality programming and advertising through its network of Class A  office towers across North America. Currently, the company has secured  contracts with approximately 1,100 buildings, and when the network is  fully built out, will reach an audience of three million business  professionals every workday. Captivate's advertising roster includes  General Motors, Continental Airlines, Dunkin' Donuts, Sprint, Oracle,  E-Trade, Microsoft, DaimlerChrysler, Pepsico, Procter & Gamble, AT&T,  Lexus and Pioneer Investments. Venture capital investors include ABS  Capital Partners, Advent International, Castle Hill Ventures, Goldman  Sachs, OVP Venture Partners, Primus Venture Partners, Inc., AEW  Capital Management, as well as several of North America's largest  commercial real estate companies. Captivate is headquartered in  Westford, Massachusetts, with offices throughout North America.     
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