Finance Industry Veteran Joins Datawatch's Board of Directors

        Finance Industry Veteran Joins Datawatch's Board of Directors

PR Newswire

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 23, 2014

CHELMSFORD, Mass., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation
(NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery
solutions, announced today the appointment of Joan McArdle to its board of
directors. Ms. McArdle is an experienced software industry finance and
business leader in Massachusetts. She has been with Massachusetts Capital
Resource Company (MCRC) since 1985 and has served as a senior vice president
for MCRC since her appointment to that position in 2001. While serving in
this capacity at MCRC, and in connection with MCRC's funding to support
Datawatch's acquisition of Math Strategies in 2012, Ms. McArdle previously
served as an observer at Datawatch's board meetings. Prior to joining MCRC,
Ms. McArdle was employed by the First National Bank of Boston in a variety of
roles, leaving the firm as a Vice President in the Large
Corporate/Multinational Group. Ms. McArdle is also a member of the Board of
Directors of Aspen Technology, Inc. and serves on the Boards of Directors of a
number of private companies. Ms. McArdle received an AB degree in English
from Smith College.

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"We got to know Joan and see the value of her contributions when she served as
an observer to the board in 2012 and 2013. We are delighted to welcome her to
Datawatch's board of directors," said Richard de J. Osborne, chairman of the
board, Datawatch. "Her experience advising software companies in similar
stages of their development will be invaluable as Datawatch continues on its
mission to be the leader in real-time visual data discovery solutions."

"I am excited to join the board of this major player in the visualization
market at such a pivotal time in the company's development," said Joan
McArdle. "Datawatch's growth objectives are justifiably ambitious for this
rapidly evolving market and I look forward to contributing to the company's
long-term success."

About Datawatch Corporation
Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) provides visual data discovery
software that optimizes any data –regardless of its variety, volume, or
velocity – delivering next generation analytics to reveal valuable insights
for improving business.Its unique ability to integrate structured,
unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports, PDF files and EDI
streams with real-time streaming data into visually rich analytic applications
allows users to dynamically discover key factors that impact any operational
aspect of their business. This ability to perform visual discovery against any
data sets Datawatch apart in the big data and visualization markets.
Organizations of every size, worldwide use Datawatch products, including 99 of
the Fortune 100. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with
offices in New York, London, Munich, Stockholm, Singapore, Sydney and Manila,
and with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. See the
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Investor Contact:
Datawatch Investor Relations
Phone: (978) 441-2200 ext. 8323

Media Contact:
Sarah Bernardi
Datawatch Corporation
Phone: (978) 441-2200 ext. 8387
Twitter: @datawatch

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