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Residential Gateway Leader Expands Executive Team SAUSALITO, California, May 17, 2001 -- Coactive Networks, the leading provider of gateways for connecting the Internet to all devices in homes and businesses, today announced that Thomas Rickey will join the executive team as chief financial officer.He
will be responsible for all aspects of Coactive's
financial strategy and operations. "As a proven financial strategist, Tom will help lead Coactive into the next phase of the networked home," said David Gaw, president and CEO of Coactive Networks.
extensive experience with companies of all sizes will play an integral role in helping Coactive continue to pioneer the market."As CFO, Rickey brings more than twenty years of experience in e-commerce, software, and telecom industries to Coactive, with demonstrated success in senior positions ranging from Fortune 100 companies to high-tech startups.Prior to joining Coactive Networks, Rickey served as vice president of finance and administration at Branders.com, where his principal responsibilities included strategic and financial planning, accounting, human resources, IT, and serving as liaison to the venture capital community.Rickey has held executive-level positions with other Bay Area start-ups as well as more established companies including Netsource Communications and United Technologies Corporation.As the CFO of WordStar International, Rickey helped orchestrate the first three-company merger within the software industry.Rickey is a CPA and holds a bachelor's degree from Bucknell University, as well as a master's degree in business administration from Indiana University.
About Coactive NetworksCoactive Networks
extends Internet access to every device, appliance, control system and computer -- connecting networks to the real world.The Coactive Connector® and Coactive Router product families deliver a new class of telemetry e-services to homes and businesses worldwide.The leader in Internet telemetry, Coactive Networks
delivers affordable, scalable connectivity with a highly integrated third-generation residential gateway platform and the patent-pending distributed object technology of the IOConnect Architecture . Coactive
is a privately held corporation based in Sausalito, California.More information on Coactive
can be found at www.coactive.com.