OREM, Utah – February 19, 2007 — Joseph Cardenas, a partner with Counterpoint Advisors and former Senior Vice President and CIO of Salesforce.com – a leading provider of on–demand services – has been elected to AtTask's (www.attask.com) board of directors. He also has served as Vice President and CIO at Autodesk, Inc., Global CIO for Oracle Corporation, and held IT positions with Transamerica Insurance, NCR, Hyatt Hotels and Wells Fargo Bank.
"Joseph brings a vast amount of perspective to AtTask, Inc. with his impressive background – after holding executive positions with companies such as Salesforce.com, Autodesk, Inc., and Oracle Corporation," said Scott Johnson, CEO of AtTask, Inc. "We are thrilled with Joseph's vision for our project. His IT experience coupled with his energy and proven experience with driving change, will be extremely helpful in successfully guiding AtTask, Inc. in the years to come."
"I see AtTask, Inc. as a software company that has matured to the point of thinking strategically about the marketplace," said Joseph Cardenas. "Just as critical as strategy is technical preparedness to support the strategy and AtTask, Inc. truly excels in this capacity. I am impressed at AtTask, Inc.'s internal technical structure and this will make it a leading SaaS player."
Prior to his position with Salesforce.com, Mr. Cardenas was a founding management member of Employers Direct Insurance, which grew to over $100 million in revenue in less than 12 months under his direction.
About AtTask, Inc.
AtTask (www.attask.com) is the leading provider of on–demand project and portfolio management software ( PPM ). Its flagship product, AtTask, places business intelligence tools in the hands of executives and makes team–collaboration accessible to the front line. Its platform independent and multi–lingual solution is increasing efficiency and productivity for Fortune 500 companies across the globe. AtTask's clients include Adobe, CBS, Johnson & Johnson, Chevron, Fujitsu, Hanes, HBO, Hitachi, GE, McDonalds, Toyota, UCLA, and Walt Disney.