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AdKnowledge Names Vice President Of Engineering

Palo Alto, CA-based AdKnowledge, a provider of Web advertising management products, named Theodor Nissim as vice president of engineering.

Nissim will lead the engineering team at AdKnowledge in the refinement of existing products and the development of new Web advertising solutions.

For the past four years Nissim has been senior engineering manager of enterprise server system software at Sun Microsystems, where he directed system software development for the Enterprise 3000 - 6000 Server Product Line. Previously, he held senior management positions in engineering at Wind River Systems and Ready Systems of Israel, where he managed teams of software engineers developing operating systems.

Nissim replaces John Worthington who is leaving to start his own company, Strange Glow. Strange Glow provides design, technology and interface consulting to companies developing Web-based applications. AdKnowledge said it will become the company's first client.