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Leading Tech Expert Hired

PITTSBURGH (14-Feb-2008) - OWL Testing Software, a learning technology company serving the K-12 and Higher Education market, announced the appointment of veteran technology expert Len Brush as a Senior Advisor, Higher Education. Mr. Brush brings more than 40 years experience serving the information technology, networking and systems integration needs of institutions of higher education such as Carnegie Mellon University, Penn State University and Loyola University in Chicago.

“Len Brush’s expertise ranges from planning, designing, developing and implementing enterprise-wide information systems to process re-engineering, data security and disaster recovery, and his particular understanding of the needs of colleges and universities is perfectly aligned with our mission,” said Chris Dalessandri, President and CEO of OWL Testing Software. “He is uniquely qualified to connect the power of OWL Testing Software to the institutions of higher education that need it most.”

Prior to joining OWL Testing Software, Mr. Brush most recently served as the Vice President & CIO at Access Data Corp and continues to serve on the Business Advisory Committee of the Institute for Advanced Technologies at the Community College of Allegheny County. He was Vice President & CIO at Loyola University of Chicago, and spent 18 years directing various IT departments at Carnegie Mellon University, most recently as the Assistant Vice President of Administrative Computing and Information Service. He has also served as the Director of Information Systems at the South Dakota Board of Regents, and spent 14 years in IT management roles at Penn State University, including Director of Information Systems and Director of Institutional Research, an office he created.

“It’s an exciting time to be joining OWL Testing Software as the company releases its latest version of this versatile online testing software,” said Mr. Brush. “I look forward to helping colleges and universities integrate the OWL testing solution into their curricula and their information systems.”

About OWL Testing Software
OWL Testing Software is the leading provider of language test building software to academic, business, and government markets. Built as a web-based solution for test creation, administration, and management, OWL Testing Software is unique in its ability to create tests for all four communication skills – oral, aural, reading and writing. OWL Testing Software is available as licensed software and as a hosted solution to meet the needs of the largest and smallest schools, businesses, and government agencies concerned with enhancing the language learning process and outcomes. Please visit www.owlts.com or call 412.573.6143 for more information.