Paul Abbott Named Vice President of Marketing at AtTask

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AtTask, Inc., a leading provider of project management software, today announced that Paul Abbott has joined the company as its first vice president of marketing. Abbott, a 10 year product management and marketing veteran, has been selected to manage all aspects of the company’s worldwide product, corporate, field and partner marketing activities. AtTask’s Web-based project management software, @task, allows organizations to manage projects, tasks, resources, documents and issues across the organization (http://www.attask.com).

Most recently, Abbott served as a product manager at MyFamily.com, the leading provider of genealogy records on the Web. During his time at MyFamily.com, Abbott helped doubled annual sales of the company’s MyFamily People Finder product within six months. He also integrated People Finder data collection into Ancestry.com, and within the first week, it became the company’s most profitable and searched database.

“Paul brings several years of proven technology experience and successful product marketing efforts that will benefit our company as we work to expand our reach and grow our market share in a competitive space,” said Scott Johnson, chief executive officer of AtTask. “Paul’s responsibilities have ranged from researching, developing and launching new products at Novell and MyFamilyinc.com, to directing global marketing campaigns and managing strategic partnerships at IBM and Digital Island. Paul is the right person to help lead the marketing efforts of our project management software, and we look forward to his ongoing contributions to our company and our success.”

Prior to MyFamily.com, Abbott directed all the sales and marketing for HVAC Solutions and nTeras. He also served as the global director of product marketing for financial services for Digital Island, and he worked as a senior product manager for Novell and IBM. Abbott earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

“It is clear that AtTask is moving in the right direction with successive year-over-year growth and a growing list of Fortune 1000 customers,” said Abbott. “Successful project management is critical in today’s fast-paced world, so there is enormous potential for @task, which truly facilitates the planning, working, tracking and reporting that gets work done. The AtTask team has worked hard to get the company in a position where it can compete and win contracts into any company, regardless of the company’s size. I look forward to building upon the AtTask’s well-earned success.”

About AtTask, Inc.

AtTask is a leading provider of enterprise project management software. The company’s platform and database independent solution, @task, allows businesses to define initiatives and projects, automate processes, and distribute real-time data through a secure and easy-to-use online environment. AtTask helps a number of distinguished organizations maximize management resources, facilitate team collaboration, improve organizational efficiencies and encourage individual accountability. Among AtTask’s customers are Benjamin Moore, Cingular Wireless, Federated Department Stores, Fujitsu, Hawaiian Airlines, Hitachi, Lockheed Martin, Novell, Walt Disney Feature Animation, and Wizards of the Coast. Founded in 2001, AtTask, Inc. is a privately held corporation located in Orem, Utah. For more information about @task, visit http://www.attask.com.

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