— Demandware (www.demandware.com) announced today its CEO Stephan Schambach will participate in the Software Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Software as a Service (SaaS) Series Webinar “Closing the Reality Gap.” As the founder, president and chief executive officer of Demandware, developer of an on demand eCommerce platform for retailers, Stephan will discuss the gap between SaaS hype and actual deployment, and how vendors and users can work together to close that gap.


What: Stephan Schambach, CEO, Demandware is joined by Paul Teshima, SVP of Client Services and Support, Eloqua Corporation; and Moderator David Inbar, Director of Integration Marketing, Pervasive.
Where: Webinar.
Visit http://www.siia.net/events/prereg.asp?eventid=684 to register.
When: Thursday, February 15, 2007 from 9:30 to 10:30AM Pacific Time
(12:30 to 1:30PM Eastern)

About Stephan Schambach
Demandware President and CEO, Stephan Schambach founded the company in 2004. Long an eCommerce visionary and pioneer, Schambach was among the first to recognize the sector as a major software market. He is the developer of a number of industry standards for the technology and also produced the first integrated eCommerce software package, enabling major global companies to streamline complex business processes.

Prior to Demandware, Schambach was CEO at Intershop, an eCommerce company he founded in 1992, built to market leadership, brought public in 1998 on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange's Neuer Market, and led to a successful NASDAQ listing in 2000. Earlier in his career, he studied physics at Friedrich-Schiller University in Jena, Germany, and was among the first to found a company in East Germany after the Berlin Wall came down.

About Demandware, Inc.
Demandware delivers a flexible enterprise eCommerce platform, delivered on demand, to retailers that require best-in-class merchandising and continual platform innovation. Using Demandware, retailers differentiate their brand and improve the customer experience while maintaining merchandising control over promotions, pricing, content and site performance in multi-site and multi-brand environments. Customers include Playmobil, Bare Escentuals, Gardener’s Supply Company and Sanrio (Hello Kitty). For more information about Demandware, visit www.demandware.com, call 888- 553 9216 or email info@demandware.com.