BW: Atipa Appoints Jeffrey Keenan President

“Street Veteran Brings Nearly Two Decades Executive
Managerial Experience Successful career in finance, strategic
acquisitions, and start-ups perfect fit for Linux

“Atipa Linux Solutions, a leading provider of end-to-end Linux
solutions, announced today at Comdex the appointment of Jeffrey J.
Keenan as the company’s new President. Keenan joins Atipa most
recently from IESI Corporation, which he founded in 1995 and where
he served as Chairman. Keenan led IESI from a start-up operation to
become the 10th largest company in the waste management industry,
successfully integrating 105 acquisitions in 4 years.”

“As Atipa’s new President, Keenan will apply nearly two decades
of experience managing strategic growth to lead Atipa’s growth in
the Linux industry. Prior to founding IESI, Keenan spent 12 years
as Managing Director for several private equity funds where he
specialized in identifying niche markets and producing profitable
growth through organic expansion and acquisitions.”

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