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New Managing Director, Five9 India

Dadi Bhote brings extensive experience in sales and marketing to call centers and enterprises

PLEASANTON, Calif. (October 10, 2005) — Five9, Inc., the leader in on-demand telesales and call center solutions, today announced the appointment of Dadabhoy (Dadi) Bhote as managing director of Five9 India.

Bhote will lead the company's sales and marketing efforts in India and work to strategize and drive revenue growth. He will focus on building business with'call centers and outsourcers and continuing to build the company's presence with its innovative Centers of Excellence. Bhote comes to Five9 with more than 25 years of sales, marketing and executive leadership experience at companies including Hypersoft Technologies Limited, VV Circuits Ltd. and Precision Line.

"India is our largest market outside the United States, and a key area for us during the coming year," said Brian Silverman, president and CEO of Five9, Inc. "Dadi has strong experience in call centers and a proven track record. His strong understanding of the drivers in the market and potential for Five9 in the country makes him an excellent fit for this position."

Bhote most recently served as executive director of Hypersoft Technologies Limited, an IT products and BPO and call center company. In this position, he was responsible for marketing the flagship product, HyperStock, which today enjoys the largest market share in its domain in India, and also managed the consulting division of the company which offers call center solutions to companies worldwide. Prior to Hypersoft, he served as CEO of M/s V V Circuits Ltd. in Hyderabad India, a company that manufactures circuit boards and software for the electronics industry. At the company, he was responsible for all marketing, manufacturing and managerial operations. Bhote holds a B.S. in Engineering from B.I.T. Mesra, Ranchi and an M.Tech. in Industrial Management from I.I.T. Kharagpur.

"The opportunities for Five9 in India are infinite," said Bhote. "The need for on-demand call center solutions and CRM software is rapidly evolving, and being a part of a company with this kind of focus and potential for growth is extremely exciting."

About Five9, Inc.

Five9 is the leading global provider of on-demand call center solutions for customer interaction management. The award-winning Five9 Virtual Call Center™ targets small- to midsized call centers, contact center operations of large enterprises, and companies that provide outsourced call center services. Companies on five continents profit from Five9's reliable, robust functionality that is fast, easy, and affordable to deploy for any call center. For more information, visit

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