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Gordon Earle and Paul Roche elected to Joint Venture Board

San Jose, CA, February 26, 2004 - Russell Hancock, President and CEO of Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network, announced today that Gordon Earle from Stanford University and Paul Roche, Partner from McKinsey & Company, Inc. were both recently elected to the Board of Directors.

Gordon Earle is Vice President handling all the public affairs of Stanford University, reporting directly to the President. Paul Roche is a partner at McKinsey & Company's Silicon Valley Office where he has worked extensively in the areas of computer systems, data and telecommunications.

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