Bazaarvoice, Inc. Appoints Jim Offerdahl as Chief Financial Officer

Bazaarvoice, Inc. Appoints Jim Offerdahl as Chief Financial Officer

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bazaarvoice, Inc.
(Nasdaq:BV), a leading social and e-commerce software company, today announced
that its board of directors has appointed Jim Offerdahl as the company's Chief
Financial Officer. Offerdahl succeeds Stephen Collins, who was appointed as
Chief Executive Officer and President in November 2012. Offerdahl brings more
than 25 years of financial and operational experience to the Bazaarvoice
leadership team, including corporate finance, investor relations, mergers and
acquisitions and sales. In his new role at Bazaarvoice, Offerdahl will lead
all aspects of the company's global financial operations.

Prior to joining Bazaarvoice, Offerdahl served as Chief Financial Officer of
Austin-based Convio, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand constituent
engagement solutions. During his time at Convio, Offerdahl guided the company
through three acquisitions and an initial public offering in April 2010. His
leadership helped grow the company from approximately $9 million in revenue in
2004 to more than $80 million in revenue in 2011, leading to the acquisition
of Convio by Blackbaud, Inc. in May 2012.

"Jim's financial management and operational expertise with high-growth
companies is a huge asset for Bazaarvoice at a time when we are focused upon
our continued expansion," said Collins. "Jim shares not only our passion for
performance-driven success but also our commitment to help our clients and
their consumers forge deeper, more meaningful relationships through innovative
social commerce solutions. With Jim as part of the Bazaarvoice team, we are
better poised to grow our business and deliver high-value, complete solutions
to our clients."

Offerdahl's track record of leading companies through periods of high growth
extends to a range of high-profile C-level positions.In addition to Convio,
he led successful initial public offerings as Chief Financial Officer of both
Tivoli Systems, Inc. and Pervasive Software, Inc.Offerdahl also served as
Chief Operating Officer of Pervasive Software, where he expanded the worldwide
sales organization, and was Chief Executive Officer and President of
Traq-Wireless, Inc.

"Bazaarvoice has already achieved impressive growth by investing in innovative
technologies that help clients navigate a new era of global commerce to build
their businesses," said Offerdahl. "Above all, innovation creates the value
proposition that any company offers to the market.As CFO, I look forward to
helping Bazaarvoice's growth by providing the operational structure to enable
us to take full advantage of our SaaS platform, social content and market
data, and to strengthen our near and long-term financial foundation."

About Bazaarvoice

Bazaarvoice, a leading social and e-commerce software company, assists clients
in bringing the voice of the customer to the center of business strategy.
With over 2,000 clients globally, including over half of the Internet Retailer
500, over 20 percent of the Fortune 500 and over one-third of the Fortune 100,
Bazaarvoice helps clients to leverage social data derived from online word of
mouth content to increase sales, acquire new customers, improve marketing
effectiveness, enhance consumer engagement across channels, increase success
of new product launches, improve existing products and services, effectively
scale customer support, decrease product returns and enable retailers to
launch and manage on-site advertising solutions and site monetization
strategies.This online word of mouth content can be syndicated across
Bazaarvoice's global network of client websites, shopper media sites and
mobile devices, making the user-generated content that digital consumers trust
accessible at multiple points of purchase.Headquartered in Austin, Texas,
Bazaarvoice has offices in Amsterdam, London, Munich, New York, Paris, San
Francisco, Stockholm and Sydney.For more information,, read the blog at, and
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         Bazaarvoice, Inc.
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         Brady PR on behalf of Bazaarvoice, Inc.
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