JUPITERMEDIA ANNOUNCES THAT JOHN PATRICK, FORMER IBM VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNET TECHNOLOGY JOINS ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS(New York, NY - January 7, 2003) - Jupitermedia Corporation (Nasdaq: JUPM) today announced that John R. Patrick has joined its board of directors. Mr. Patrick retired from IBM in 2001 after a 35-year career where his most recent position was Vice President of Internet Technology. He is the author of the recently published book Net Attitude (Perseus Publishing). Mr. Patrick becomes the fourth independent director on the Jupitermedia board of six.
"We consider it an honor and a terrific asset to have someone such as John Patrick join our board of directors," stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Jupitermedia Corporation. As Chief Technology Officer for IBM's Internet activities, Mr. Patrick was involved in many of IBM's Internet technology initiatives during the 1990s and is acknowledged for his positive contributions in Louis Gerstner's new book Who Says Elephants Can't Dance? (HarperCollins Publishers). Mr. Patrick also served in various financial roles during his career at IBM including a stint as Chief Financial Officer of various business units of the company. "He brings a rare and well-rounded business resume that will be tapped by both our board of directors and executive team," said Mr. Meckler.
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