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Atalum Announces Former General Manager MSN Canada & Founder iBinary Corp. to Join Board
Ken Nickerson Joins Atalum’s Board of Advisors

Madrid, Spain (February 17, 2005) – Atalum Wireless S.A., a pioneer in enabling smart environments with its ZigBee-based, wireless GREENsuite product family, today announced that Ken Nickerson, formerly general manager of Microsoft Networks (MSN) Canada and founder of iBinary Corp., has joined its Board of Advisors.

Ken Nickerson is the founder of iBinary Corp., a private technology research and investment firm. Nickerson 'angels' several early stage technology companies as well as contributes as an advisor or board member. Mr. Nickerson previously invested in, and acted as an advisor for The DocSpace Company, a successful start-up co-founded and sold by Sandra Wear, Atalum’s CEO. He also recently completed both investing in and operating as CEO of OpenCola, a collaborative search engine company, and CTO of ClearPulse Inc., a private research company developing non-invasive medical technologies.

“I am excited about joining Atalum’s dynamic team and having a role in the company achieving a leadership position in the wireless sensor space,” says Ken Nickerson.

Mr. Nickerson was the General Manager of the Microsoft Network (MSN) in Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, and was responsible for all
e-commerce and consumer activities in Canada (1991-2000). Prior to joining Microsoft in 1991, Nickerson worked in software engineering for several banking and insurance concerns and was the Vice President of Technology Development for Rogers Communications Inc. Mr. Nickerson is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Association of Computer Machinery (ACM).

'We are extremely pleased to have attracted Mr. Nickerson to our board. I know first-hand that his expertise in advanced technology combined with his knowledge of our market space provides Atalum with technical guidance as well as proven business savvy which are both key to maximizing emerging market opportunities,' said Sandra Wear, President and CEO of Atalum Wireless S.A.

About Atalum Wireless S.A. (
Atalum is a pioneer in enabling smart environments (smart homes, smart buildings, smart indoor or outdoor spaces, etc.) with its ZigBee-based, wireless GREENsuite product family specifically designed to fulfill the unique needs of the sensing and control marketplace. Atalum’s solutions provide energy efficiencies, elimination of cabling costs and the monitoring & control of places currently not feasible. Atalum is dedicated to enable people and businesses to be completely free of physical boundaries to do what they need to do. Atalum is a privately owned, venture-backed company based in Madrid, Spain.

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