Interactive Intelligence Ranked among Indiana’s Best Places to Work

  Interactive Intelligence Ranked among Indiana’s Best Places to Work

Business communications software company ranked 10^th among 22 winners in the
                          major companies’ category

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- May 10, 2013

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ), a global provider of
unified IP business communications software and services, has been named one
of Indiana’s 2013 Best Places to Work.

Interactive Intelligence was ranked 10^th among 22 winners in the major
companies’ category, which includes firms with 1,000-plus employees. This is
the seventh consecutive year Interactive Intelligence has been included in the
ranking, which is coordinated by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

Companies nominated for the 2013 Best Places to Work in Indiana ranking were
evaluated based on workplace policies, practices and demographics. Companies
were also qualified based on employee survey responses that measured employee

“As a software company, we’re only as good as the people we hire,” said
Interactive Intelligence founder and CEO, Dr. Donald E. Brown. “This ranking
affirms the priority we place on our employees by creating policies, practices
and an environment that foster innovation, tenaciousness and passion for the
work we do.”

Dr. Brown founded Interactive Intelligence in 1994 and has since grown it from
a dozen-person start-up, to a publicly traded global company generating $237
million in annual revenues and employing more than 1,400 people worldwide.

Of its 1,400 global employees, 841 are based in Indiana. The company plans to
increase its current Indiana headcount to a total of approximately 1,000
employees by year’s end.

With the addition of local jobs, Interactive Intelligence also plans to expand
its Indianapolis-based world headquarters this year by about 40,000 square
feet, which would result in nearly 300,000 square feet spanning four
buildings. This modern facility boasts an award-winning design, and includes a
fitness center, game room and café.

In addition to standard benefits, Interactive Intelligence offers paternity
leave, an on-site health care clinic, exercise classes, discounted on-site
massage sessions, an at-home PC purchase plan, casual dress code, and
leadership development programs. The company also offers volunteer
opportunities for employees through its charitable Interactive Intelligence

This year’s Best Places to Work in Indiana winners were recognized by the
Indiana Chamber of Commerce during an awards dinner held May 2 at the JW
Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.

More information about the Best Places to Work companies is available via a
special section of the May/June issue of the Indiana Chamber’s BizVoice
magazine, accessible online at

About Interactive Intelligence

Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) is a global provider of
contact center automation, unified communications, and business process
automation software and services. The company’s unified IP business
communications solutions, which can be deployed on-premises or via the cloud,
are ideal for industries such as financial services, insurance, outsourcers,
collections, and utilities. Interactive Intelligence was founded in 1994 and
has more than 5,000 customers worldwide. The company is among Forbes
Magazine’s 2011 Best Small Companies in America and Software Magazine’s 2012
Top 500 Global Software and Service Providers. It employs approximately 1,400
people and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company has offices
throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia
Pacific. Interactive Intelligence can be reached at +1 317.872.3000 or; on the Net:

This release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve a
number of risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to
differ materially are described in the company's SEC filings.

Interactive Intelligence is the owner of the marks INTERACTIVE INTELLIGENCE,
its associated LOGO and numerous other marks. All other trademarks mentioned
in this document are the property of their respective owners.



Interactive Intelligence
Christine Holley, Senior Director of Market Communications, +1-317-715-8220
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