Bridgeline Strengthens its Development Center in Bangalore, India

April 27, 2006

Senior Executive joins as Executive Vice President & GM

Boston, MA, April, 27, 2006 - Bridgeline Software announces today that it is expanding the depth of its senior management team. The company has appointed Babu Subramanian as its Executive Vice President & General Manager of its Bangalore, India Development Center. Mr. Subramanian has over two decades of experience in developing applications and software products for leading technology companies.

“Babu’s rare combination of strong technical depth and exceptional leadership capabilities will be very effective in leading Bridgeline Bangalore in continued record growth.” said Thomas Massie, Bridgeline Software’s President and Chief executive Officer.

Prior to joining Bridgeline Software, Mr. Subramanian was the co-founder and Managing Director of Merindus Consulting, the Indian arm of Indus Consultancy Services, NJ. Mr. Subramanian founded the Indian company and established the development center in Bangalore, India where he recruited and built a large successful delivery team. In addition he led the development and delivery of Kronova 5.0, an Enterprise Scheduler product, and web based solutions in J2EE and .NET for US customers. Mr. Babu created strategic initiatives for new business.

Mr. Subramanian has also held senior executive positions in a number of successful Bangalore based companies including; Lisle Technology Partners, Sonata Software Limited and Wisdom Information Consultants.

Mr. Subramanian holds a Master of Technology degree with specialization in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electronics and Communication from the Regional Engineering College (now known as National Institute of Technology), Tiruchirappalli, India.

About Bridgeline Software

Bridgeline Software is a developer of award winning web applications and quality web software tools such as its enterprise level web content management system, netEDITORpro®. In addition, Bridgeline Software provides an on-demand web based platform called Orgitecture®. This very scalable on-demand web based platform provides expandable modules such as Relationship Management, eSurvery, eNewsletter, Content Management, eCommerce, Event Registration and Integrated Grants Management. Bridgeline Software’s team of Microsoft® certified developers specialize in information architecture, usability engineering, SharePoint® development, web application development, rich media development, e-commerce, e-Learning, and database development. By providing scalable web software tools with award winning web development capabilities, Bridgeline Software uniquely provides their customers with complete end-to-end solutions that optimize business processes through web-based technologies.

Companies such The Bank of New York, John Hancock, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Cisco Systems, First Albany Companies, Astra Tech, Cadaret Grant, Nomura Securities, Grantmakers in the Arts, JBHanuer & Co., March of Dimes, Omgeo, Power Steering Software, Gill Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, National Fire Protection Association, and the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Service have turned to Bridgeline Software for our web based software tools or award winning web application development capabilities.

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