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Starwire names David J . Jaworski as President/CEO

First Executive to Win the "Microsoft Chairman Award for Excellence" Accepts CEO Position


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HAYWARD, Calif., June 13, 2001—Starwire Corporationä, a Web-based network service provider, today announced that it has named David J. Jaworski as its new president and chief executive officer. Jaworski brings more than twenty years of business leadership in technology and sales to Starwire and is positioned to lead the company to further success. Jaworski joined the company in March 2001 as vice president of sales and marketing. He will also serve on Starwire’s Board of Directors.

“Starwire has built a strong initial technical foundation and market penetration. Our vision for the future is inspiring,” said Jaworski. “I look forward to working with our team and realizing our full potential in serving both present and future customers.”

Previously, Jaworski served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Gaylord Digital. He has also served as CEO and Founder of Provident Ventures and Vice President of Sales for Arabesque Software. From 1985-1993, Jaworski worked at Microsoft where he began as one of the first employees of Microsoft Canada and aided the initial start-up of the Canadian operations. After being promoted to the U.S. Microsoft headquarters, where he was instrumental in the organizational development of Microsoft’s sales training structure, he completed his career at Microsoft as the General Manager of Microsoft University where he turned this P&L operation into the #1 performer in the U.S. Division.

Jaworski was the first ever recipient of the “Chairman’s Award For Excellence” from Microsoft’s Bill Gates. This annual award is given to the one individual in all of Microsoft’s international operations who exemplifies the Microsoft standards for excellence in all areas of business.

David Davenport, Jaworski’s predecessor, remains involved with Starwire as a member of its Board of Advisors. In addition, he will serve as a research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

About Starwire Corporationä
Starwireä (http://www.starwire.com) is a software service company that delivers Web content management tools to organizations over the Internet. Starwire has two core products: Starwire Interlinkä, which enables users to create, maintain, syndicate, and exchange content across sites within Web-based networks, and OnlineGivingä, which enables organizations to take donations via their Web site. The Christianity.com Networkä (http://home.christianity.com), powered and managed by Starwire, features a suite of site management services and is a prime example of Starwire Interlink’s capabilities. Christianity.com Network partners include organizations such as the Salvation Army, Christian Broadcasting Network, and Prison Fellowship Ministries.

For more information, please contact:
Starwire Corporation
510.723.1020 x240
support@starwire.com