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LivePerson Ranks on International Business Times' First Annual IBT 1000 Fastest Growing Companies List
Jan 02, 2012 (05:01 AM EST)


NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN), a provider of real-time chat, voice and content solutions that increase conversions and improve customer experience, today announced it has been named to the International Business Times' first annual IBT 1000 list of the world's fastest growing companies.

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"Being named in the first annual IBT 1000 list is a testament to the steady growth our core products have demonstrated and their relevance in the marketplace," said Daniel Murphy, CFO, LivePerson Inc.  "We remain focused on leveraging our data intelligence platform to provide our clients with effective customer engagement solutions that support their critical business needs."

The IBT 1000 is compiled by officials of the International Business Times, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, reaching 14 million unique readers per month.  The list ranks companies using their 3-year revenue compound annual growth rate (CAGR) with each year's revenue calculated on the basis of the last twelve months (LTM).

In addition to the IBT1000, in 2011, LivePerson was named one of America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies by Forbes and one of Fortune Magazine's Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies

About LivePerson

LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) offers a platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices. This "intelligent engagement" is driven by real-time behavioral analytics, producing connections based on a true understanding of business objectives and customer needs.

More than 8,500 companies rely on LivePerson's platform to increase conversions and improve customer experience, including Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft, Verizon, Sky, Walt Disney, PNC, QVC and Orbitz.

LivePerson has received the CODiE award for Best Ecommerce Solution in 2011, and has been named one of America's 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies by Forbes in 2011, and a Company of the Year by Frost and Sullivan in 2010.  LivePerson is headquartered in New York City with offices in San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Atlanta, London and Melbourne, Australia.

For more information, please visit www.liveperson.com.

Safe Harbor Provision

Statements in this press release regarding LivePerson that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future events or results to differ materially from such statements.  Any such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  It is routine for our internal projections and expectations to change as the quarter and year progresses, and therefore it should be clearly understood that the internal projections and beliefs upon which we base our expectations may change.  Although these expectations may change, we are under no obligation to inform you if they do.  Actual events or results may differ materially from those contained in the projections or forward-looking statements.  Some of the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained herein include, without limitation: potential fluctuations in our quarterly and annual results; the adverse effect that the global recession may have on our business; competition in the real-time sales, marketing, customer service and online engagement solutions market; our ability to retain existing clients and attract new clients; risks related to new regulatory or other legal requirements that could materially impact our business; responding to rapid technological change and changing client preferences; our ability to retain key personnel and attract new personnel; risks related to the operational integration of acquisitions; technology systems beyond our control and technology-related defects that could disrupt the LivePerson services; privacy concerns relating to the Internet that could result in new legislation or negative public perception; risks related to the regulation or possible misappropriation of personal information; legal liability and/or negative publicity for the services provided to consumers via our technology platforms; risks related to protecting our intellectual property rights or potential infringement of the intellectual property rights of third parties.  This list is intended to identify only certain of the principal factors that could cause actual results to differ from those discussed in the forward-looking statements.  Readers are referred to the reports and documents filed from time to time by us with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a discussion of these and other important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ from those discussed in forward-looking statements.

Media Contacts

Kristen Filippini
Zer0 to 5ive, LLC
kristen@0to5.com
516.356.1136

Erin Kang
LivePerson, Inc.
ekang@liveperson.com
212.609.4256

SOURCE LivePerson, Inc.