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Central Desktop Welcomes Kumar Vora to Board of Directors

Central Desktop, the leading cloud-based collaboration platform for marketers and agencies, today announced that software industry veteran Kumar Vora will be joining Central Desktop’s board of directors. Vora brings over 25 years of deep experience in the enterprise software space with companies such as Adobe, Apple, Oracle and HP.

“As the emergence of new technologies and explosion of digital change the face of marketing, Central Desktop is at the epicenter of a critical unmet need for marketers – how to adapt the way marketers work to keep pace with and ultimately get ahead of growing business demands,” said Kumar Vora. “Central Desktop has already made exciting inroads in this area over the past several years, and I am thrilled to lend my expertise to help the company continue driving innovation in this space.”

Vora currently serves as CEO of Acrolinx. Prior to that, Vora’s positions included entrepreneur-in-residence at Foundation Capital, senior vice president of WebCenter Products at Oracle, vice president and general manager of LiveCycle Business at Adobe and co-founder of Oblix (acquired by Oracle). In addition, Vora is an advisor to Alphonso and a board member of Get Satisfaction and NextPrinciples.

According to Isaac Garcia, CEO and co-founder of Central Desktop, “Kumar is an exciting addition to Central Desktop’s board of directors. He’s a visionary with impressive experience delivering world-class product innovations to marketers at the enterprise level. His guidance will be instrumental in helping us build on the traction we’ve gained in the marketers’ ecosystem and delivering on aggressive product breakthroughs that will have a transformative effect on the way marketers work.”

Central Desktop recently announced major enhancements to its SocialBridge® collaboration platform and accelerated growth in the marketers’ ecosystem in 2013. Vora will work closely with Garcia and the Central Desktop leadership team to continue making advances at the nexus of two of the fastest growing sectors of the market – marketing technology and collaboration.

About Central Desktop

Central Desktop helps people work together in ways they never imagined possible. Our SocialBridge online collaboration platform connects people and information in the cloud, making it possible to share files, combine knowledge, inspire ideas, manage projects and more. Central Desktop serves more than half a million users worldwide. Key Central Desktop customers include CBS, MLB.com, Harvard University, the Humane Society of the United States, Javelin Marketing Group, Upshot, Engauge, WD-40 and Workday. Founded in 2005, Central Desktop is a privately-held company with headquarters in Pasadena, California. For more information, visit www.centraldesktop.com.

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