For Immediate Release
Wednesday, January 19, 2000

Edward M. Spivak, Successful Entrepreneur/Businessman, Appointed to Board

Khoral Expands Telecommunications and Networking Expertise

Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 19, 2000 --

Khoral Inc., New Mexico's second fastest growing high technology company, announced that Edward M. Spivak, President of Spivak Associates, one of the top telecommunications experts in the state, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Khoral Inc.

Mr. Spivak's background includes executive positions in two Silicon Valley electronics start-ups and 30 years of telecommunications experience with Pacific Bell, Bellcore and AT&T in marketing, product management, regulatory, operations, and engineering.

"We are very pleased to have Mr. Spivak on the board," said Jack Whittier, president of Khoral. "His extensive experience and business acumen provides new leadership and additional vertical market expertise at the board level. The synergy between the company's application development technology and Ed's experience allows Khoral to take advantage of business-to-business opportunities in telecommunications and networking services. This is a big step in the right direction for the company to realize its maximum potential as a provider of custom applications and software development services."

Since 1996, Mr. Spivak has been a marketing advisor to high technology, start-up companies. He is currently working on a Wideband Community Network development project in Los Alamos. His clients include New Mexico-based companies in the fields of: telecommunications, software, and electronics. Spivak holds an MBA from New York University, a BS in Electronic Engineering and a BS in Mathematics from Cal Poly University. Spivak was the Chairman for the 1999 New Mexico Communications Network Symposium and is active in the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Entrepreneurs Association. He is also Vice President of the New Mexico Optics Association.

"I look forward to combining my extensive background in telecommunications and technology solutions with the software development experience of Khoral," said Ed Spivak. "The net winners will be Khoral customers seeking innovative business-to-business application solutions."

About Khoral

Khoral Inc. is a leading edge software development company with extensive experience customizing software applications for commercial and government organizations. Since 1992, Khoros© technology has gained worldwide acceptance among major companies and organizations such as Sandia National Laboratory, E-Stamp, Eastman Kodak, Lockheed Martin, 3M, Dupont, Eurocontrol, the French Atomic Commission, and Raytheon. Today, Khoros technology optimizes software development, implementation and maintenance with Khoros Pro software and custom IDE/AS services that provide a competitive edge for companies around the globe. For more information, contact Khoral at info at khoral dot com or 505-268-2797. FAX: 505-268-7130. Detailed information is also available on the Khoral web site,

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Contact: John M Salas, President
Khoral Inc.
E-mail: salas at khoral dot com