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Subject: Chrystal Software Adds to Executive Team

For Immediate Release


Invests for Growth in Enterprise Web Content Management

March 21, 2001, San Diego, CA - Chrystal Software, a Xerox (NYSE: XRX) New
Enterprise Company, has expanded its executive team with the addition of Dr.
Willie Lim as Chief Technology Officer; Ron Swartz as Vice President of
Business Development; and Jeff Fassett as Vice President of Marketing. These
new additions to the management team will help Chrystal Software grow in the
enterprise Web content management market, with focus on particular vertical
market segments that can best leverage Chrystal's leading XML-based

Dr. Lim has more than 20 years of experience in software technology. He was
Vice President with Lehman Brothers, in charge of the firm's Information
Management Technology group that developed and maintained a global
enterprise infrastructure capable of supporting the timely and guaranteed
delivery of hundreds of thousands of trade-related messages daily. Dr. Lim
was also the Chief Technology Officer of KidzMedia, Inc., an application
service provider for Home-Helper and other educational tools such as Essay
Maker, Term Paper Builder, and e-Flashcards for the teen- and college-age

Dr. Lim has also worked at Northrop-Grumman, MIT Laboratory, and MIT Lincoln
Laboratory. He holds a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a master's in electrical
engineering and a masters' in computer science, both from the Washington
University, St. Louis. He has been published more than 30 times in industry
publications in several areas including parallel computing.

Swartz will oversee the development of a variety of new content management
applications and foster new business alliances in highly regulated
industries, including pharmaceutical, power generation and distribution, and

Prior to joining Xerox, Swartz founded ESPS, Inc. The company's production
software system, CoreDossier(tm), a high-end commercial production software
system for the management and publishing of regulatory dossiers, is
currently used by 50 of the top pharmaceutical and healthcare companies
worldwide. Swartz also has strong technical expertise gained through
positions with Sterling Winthrop Pharmaceuticals, GE Aerospace, Commodore
Semiconductor, and Leeds & Northrup. He has a bachelor's degree in computer
and informational science from Temple University and a master's degree in
computer science from Villanova University.

Fassett joins Chrystal Software as Vice President of Marketing, bringing
nine years of software/Internet marketing and general management experience
to the company. 

Fassett spent the past three years with Informix Software, a Menlo Park,
CA-based enterprise database vendor. He most recently served as Director of
Product Management for Informix's "Arrowhead" initiative, an e-business
platform encompassing a database, application server, development tools, and
management tools. Previously, Fassett was in charge of defining and
delivering Informix's overall strategy and product roadmap for Web
technologies, focused on Java/J2EE and XML. 

Before joining Informix, Fassett held various marketing/management positions
with IBM promoting Java technologies, with America Online's "AOL Brand"
division, and with a software startup in San Diego, CA. He received a
master's degree in business administration from Georgetown University and a
bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of California, Santa

About Chrystal Software

Chrystal Software, a Xerox New Enterprise company, designs, and delivers
innovative content management solutions. Chrystal's latest product Eclipse
uses XML- and Java-based applications to manage and assemble individual
pieces of Web-based information to create a quality content management and
delivery solution for the Web, print, CD, or wireless devices. Eclipse
addresses the need for efficient, cost-effective information management,
retrieval, and delivery enabling companies to reduce costs while increasing
revenue through the effective sharing of corporate knowledge.


Nancy Mumford, Chrystal Software,  <mailto:Nmumford@chrystal.com>
Nmumford@chrystal.com, 858.676.7791

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