October 01, 2003

Industry Veteran Joins Self-Service Leader Netkey to Drive Sales Growth

Industry Veteran Joins Self-Service Leader Netkey

10-01-2003 --

BRANFORD, Conn. - Oct. 1, 2003- Netkey Inc., a provider of management software for self-service kiosks, digital signs and other remote devices, today announced the appointment of Pete Steiner as vice president of sales. In his role, Steiner is responsible for direct and indirect sales and expansion of Netkey solutions and services within existing and new markets.

\"Pete\'s proven track record in successfully leading the sales efforts of several of the country\'s fastest-growing technology companies makes him the clear choice for Netkey,\" said V. Miller Newton, CEO of Netkey. \"We believe he brings the relevant experience, strategic thinking and customer focus that will help Netkey reach the next level as an internationally recognized leader for management software solutions for kiosks and self-service.\"

Steiner brings more than 20 years of sales, marketing and business development experience to Netkey. He was previously vice president of sales at mGen Inc., a provider of training and learning software solutions. Prior to joining mGen, Steiner was senior vice president of sales at Monster.com (NASDAQ: MNST), a leading provider of online recruiting services. Steiner built and led Monster\'s sales organization and strategy, where over a three-year period revenue grew from $300,000 to $40 million annually and the sales force expanded from two to seventy-three professionals.

\"This is an exciting time to join Netkey,\" said Steiner. \"This company has a growing roster of blue-chip companies and is poised for excellence. My primary objectives will be to continue to grow the market by helping businesses increase sales and reduce costs through the use of the Netkey software platform.\"

Netkey provides a scalable and flexible software platform for the development, operation and management of networks of self-service kiosks, digital signs and customer and employee-facing terminals. Capabilities of the Netkey software platform include remote monitoring, content scheduling and delivery, system security, central administration, and reporting and analysis.

In addition to his position at Monster, Steiner served as senior vice president of sales at Dice, Inc., an online recruiting service for technology professionals, and was also executive vice president of Lavastorm Technologies, a provider of revenue assurance software to the telecommunications industry. Steiner has also held various sales and marketing roles with companies including Engage and Hewlett Packard.

About Netkey
Netkey, Inc. is the premier provider of management software for extended self-service. Netkey software helps companies grow sales and increase worker loyalty by reducing the cost and complexity of delivering customer and employee facing services through kiosks, dedicated computer terminals, and digital signs. Netkey customers include America Online, BMW, Borders Books and Music, Fidelity Investments and Publix Super Markets. The company holds three U.S. patents for its self-service technology. For more information on Netkey, please contact the company at 1-800-443-7924, via e-mail at [email protected], or visit Netkey on the Web at www.netkey.com

Robert Ventresca
(203) 483-2888
[email protected]

Posted by Craig at October 1, 2003 06:57 PM