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Perficient CEO to Speak at IBM Partnerworld 2004

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 23, 2004—Underscoring the strong relationship between IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading eBusiness solutions provider to Global 3000 companies in the central United States, Perficient announced today that its chairman and chief executive officer, Jack McDonald, has been invited by IBM to speak at PartnerWorld 2004, the largest annual global gathering of IBM business partners.

PartnerWorld 2004, which will attract more than 5,000 attendees, will take place in Las Vegas February 29-March 3, 2004. Perficient has been asked to share with the attendees insights into how to build and maintain a mutually successful partnership with IBM.

McDonald will present during a forum entitled IBM WebSphere Software: Value for You, Value for Your Customers, hosted by Joe DaMassa, IBM’s vice president of WebSphere marketing.

“We are honored to have been asked by IBM to present our perspectives to their executives and business partners,” said McDonald. “To be invited to present in this particular forum is enormous praise and highlights our strong partnership with IBM and our unwavering commitment to success in selling and implementing WebSphere solutions.”

About Perficient

Perficient is a leading provider of eBusiness solutions to Global 3000 companies in the Central United States. Perficient helps companies acquire and strengthen their customer relationships, reduce their costs and empower their employees by helping them create Enabled Enterprises™, Web-based infrastructures with dynamically-integrated business applications that extend enterprise technology assets to customers, employees, suppliers and partners. Perficient is an award-winning “Premier Level” IBM business partner and a recognized expert in IBM’s WebSphere® software. Perficient’s other partners consist of leading eBusiness technology and services providers including Microsoft, Stellent, Bowstreet, Wily Technology, Tibco, Mainline, Digex, Fusion and others. For more information about Perficient, which has more than 140 professionals in the Central US and Canada, please visit IBM and WebSphere are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States, other countries, or both.

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