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Seth Besmertnik, CEO, Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

May 11, 2009

Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009 Award Finalist in Metro New York
Award Recognizes Entrepreneurial Excellence

New York, May 11, 2009 – Conductor, Inc., a leading provider of search engine optimization technology and services, today announced that CEO Seth Besmertnik was named a finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2009. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses.

“Being recognized by Ernst and Young really validates the hard work the entire Conductor team is doing to ensure we remain a leader and innovator in the search industry. I am particularly flattered to be in the company of my fellow finalists who are exceptional group of entrepreneurs responsible for some of the most exciting new businesses out there,” said Besmertnik.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards celebrate their 23rd anniversary this year. The program honors entrepreneurs who have demonstrated exceptionality in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

About Conductor, Inc.
Conductor is a leading provider of SEO measurement and optimization technology, empowering enterprise marketers to manage and improve their SEO efforts. Conductor’s subscription-based, software as a service (SaaS) platform enables customers to gather competitive data, prioritize and improve their decision making, and accurately measure the ROI of their SEO efforts. Conductor also offers a range of associated professional services to its over 200 Fortune 500 and Internet Retailer 500 clients, a majority of the leading interactive agencies, and some of the world’s most prestigious publications. Based in Manhattan, the company was founded in 2005, and is one of the fastest growing companies in New York.

About Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program
Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.