Pegasystems Names Paul McNulty Vice President of PegaRULES

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sep. 19, 2001 — Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) today announced its appointment of Paul McNulty, Vice President of PegaRULES, which is Pegasystems' patented business rule development and deployment technology. McNulty will lead the commercialization of the PegaRULES technology through a combination of sales, marketing, product management, partner, and development activities.

"Pegasystems is committed to making PegaRULES a premier rules-development and -management tool among systems integrators and software developers for building rules-based solutions and work management systems," said Alan Trefler, CEO and Founder, Pegasystems. "In support of this objective, we have strengthened the executive team and dedicated a proven manager to drive this initiative. Paul's 20 years of high-tech and international marketing experience provide Pegasystems with a well-rounded package of product-line development, product management, sales, and marketing capabilities. We are confident that he will help accelerate the successful commercialization of what we believe to be a highly effective technical environment."

Prior to joining Pegasystems, McNulty held an executive position with Wheelhouse Corporation, a venture funded marketing infrastructure company, which defines and implements marketing systems for global 2000 companies. Before working at Wheelhouse, McNulty managed Lernout & Hauspies' consumer products division. Prior to that he held a variety of marketing and product management positions at Lotus Development, most recently as Vice President of Product Marketing for Lotus' communications products.

"Pegasystems is poised for continued success in the business rules market, leveraging its 18-year history with rules technology," commented McNulty. "I am very excited to bring to market the valuable benefits offered by the PegaRULES technology. With the support of the outstanding PegaRULES development and marketing teams, I am confident we can help our customers and partners improve their business results."

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Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA) develops strategic applications for marketing, sales, service, and operations. Pega’s applications streamline critical business operations, connect enterprises to their customers seamlessly in real-time across channels, and adapt to meet rapidly changing requirements. Pega’s Global 3000 customers include many of the world’s most sophisticated and successful enterprises. Pega’s applications, available in the cloud or on-premises, are built on its unified Pega 7 platform, which uses visual tools to easily extend and change applications to meet clients’ strategic business needs. Pega’s clients report that Pega gives them the fastest time to value, extremely rapid deployment, efficient re-use, and global scale. For more information, please visit us at

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