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Nov 16, 2012

Lucas Adds New VP Of Engineering

Krishna Venkatasamy Brings Extensive Enterprise Software And Product Development Expertise, With More Than 16 Years Of Supply Chain Industry Experience

Lucas Systems, Inc., the largest independent provider of voice-directed warehouse applications, today announced that Krishna Venkatasamy has joined the company as Vice President, Engineering. Venkatasamy will apply his 20-plus years of software product development and management experience to direct the continued product leadership and expansion of the Jennifer™ VoicePlus product portfolio.

“Krishna brings an ideal combination of software and supply chain industry experience along with outstanding management skills, technology expertise, and significant warehouse process understanding,” said Jeffrey Slevin, Chief Operating Officer at Lucas Systems. “Our Jennifer VoicePlus product portfolio continues to lead the market, and Krishna’s addition will help us as we accelerate the expansion and continued evolution of the product suite to support customers and our growing number of WMS and system integration partners, both in North America and throughout the world.”

Prior to joining Lucas, Venkatasamy was with eBay, Inc., and over the past 16 years he has held senior product development and management roles with voice-directed warehouse, warehouse management, and supply chain software companies including Voxware, IMI, and i2 Technologies. At i2 and Voxware he was responsible for the architecture, design and development of several new products.

About Lucas Systems, Inc.
Since 1998, Lucas Systems has delivered more voice-directed warehouse applications on a wider variety of mobile computers than any other company. Customers like Cardinal Health, the Container Store, HD Supply, OfficeMax, Mondelez (formerly Kraft Nabisco) and Rust-Oleum trust Lucas to deliver solutions that greatly improve worker productivity and accuracy because Lucas truly understands warehouse operations. Jennifer VoicePlus, the Lucas voice solution, creates a conversation with warehouse workers that frees their hands and eyes to focus on the job at hand. Jennifer also provides managers and supervisors with real-time reporting and management tools that help them better manage their operations. Tens of thousands of associates at hundreds of distribution centers work with Jennifer every day.

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