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London, UK - 14 June, 2013 - Fusion AI Partners today announces that its advisory board has been strengthened by Melissa Di Donato's decision to join.

'Fusion AI is going through an exciting phase of growth with the addition of new innovative technologies and significant new business and an expanding sales pipeline. Melissa's experience during her career, in particular as a key leader in the growth of Salesforce across Global ISV markets, contributes significantly to the growth of the partnership', said Laurence Shaw, founding partner, Fusion AI Partners.

Melissa has a long history of technology leadership. Melissa spent over 10 years with PwC / IBM during her career. She started as an industry leader in cloud computing in 2000 when she was a founding member of Bluestar Solutions a start-up funded in Silicon Valley and one of the first cloud computing companies to perform application hosting for ERPs. She remained part of the executive team until she joined Oracle Corporation to run the Oracle services team in the US. She was seen as a key leader and awarded Director of the Year in 2004 and the 500K award in 2005.

Melissa joined salesforce.com in 2010 with the mission to build and lead a global ISV model across all international markets. She currently chairs the European ISV Advisory and Innovation Board, is a board member of EuroCloud and sits on numerous advisory boards to technology companies in the UK and in the Silicon Valley that are looking to further cloud based technology and the PaaS market.

'This is an exciting time to be joining when Fusion is at such a pivotal stage of expansion', said Melissa. 'I am confident that my experience will be valuable for Fusion and I look forward to being able to contribute to the next phase of exponential growth.'

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About Fusion AI Partners LLP
Fusion AI Partners LLP is a global private equity firm which integrates innovative investment experience with deep, hands-on management expertise in technology products and services companies, along with subject matter knowledge of many vertical markets. We embed this uncommon combination of capabilities in each of our investments to maximise our investors' returns and to ensure direct partner value is delivered to each component of our portfolio.

Fusion has distinguished itself from other investment firms by drawing on our deep technology and market experience to predict business needs that our technology investments can fulfill. We view our portfolio of investments as integrated parts of more comprehensive solutions that can be brought to the current and prospective markets being served by our portfolio companies.

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