PriceGrabber.com's Vice President of Technology to Speak at Microsoft FAST forward Summit

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PriceGrabber.com's Vice President of Technology to Speak at Microsoft FAST forward Summit

Dominique Jean's presentation will discuss the unique challenges faced by one of the most popular providers of technology and content for online shopping experiences on the Internet

LOS ANGELES, March 16 -- PriceGrabber.com®, the industry innovator in comparison shopping and a part of Experian, announced that Dominique Jean, PriceGrabber.com's vice president of technology, will be a keynote consumer presenter at the Microsoft FAST forward Summit on March 16.

PriceGrabber.com is one of the most popular providers of technology and content for online shopping experiences on the Internet. During his keynote presentation, Jean will address how PriceGrabber.com handles product search for millions of products in its catalog that update several times per day. His presentation will also discuss finely tuning product search for hundreds of PriceGrabber.com partner sites and explore the challenges of optimizing broad search results for better monetization.

In his role as vice president of technology, Jean has spent the past six years leading the technology team dedicated to developing and maintaining the PriceGrabber.com shopping experience. He oversees system infrastructure and administration, application software development and user interface design for the PriceGrabber.com Website.

The efforts of Jean and his team have helped establish PriceGrabber.com as the most sought-after shopping experience on the Internet. PriceGrabber.com powers the shopping experiences for seven of the top 10 Web portals on the Internet, ranked by total unique visitors (Source: Comscore data, January 2010, "portals").

Jean is available for interviews regarding product search relevance and scalability, large-scale product data feed aggregation, and Website performance optimization for both response time and monetization.

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About PriceGrabber.comPriceGrabber.com, part of Experian Interactive(SM), has established itself as one of the most trusted and effective online comparison shopping services, allowing approximately 23 million consumers each month to search and compare information that enables them to find the right product from the right retailer at the best price. Through continued innovation and a consistent focus on providing the best comparison shopping experience on the Internet, PriceGrabber.com provides savvy shoppers access to millions of unique products and services from thousands of retailers and sellers in 25 product channels. Compare products side-by-side to find the right retailers at the best prices within popular categories, such as Digital Cameras, Dinnerware, Electronics, Furniture, Laptops and more. The company also powers comparison shopping functionality for a network of leading Internet sites, including Bing, AOL Shopping, About.com, Time Warner, PC World, Consumer Reports, Comcast and CNET. The company offers comparison shopping in English (at http://www.pricegrabber.com/), Spanish (at http://www.preciomania.com/) and Portuguese (at http://www.precomania.com/) as well as international sites in Canada and the United Kingdom.PriceGrabber.com is headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. PriceGrabber is a registered trademark, and PriceGrabber.com and BottomLinePrice(TM) are trademarks of PriceGrabber.com, Inc., a Delaware corporation. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Experian

Experian® is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2009, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com/.

Experian and the marks used herein are service marks or registered trademarks of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Source: PriceGrabber.com
   

CONTACT:  Lexie Puckett of PriceGrabber.com, +1-323-601-1223,
lexie@pricegrabber.com, or Eve McGrath of Rubenstein Public Relations,
+1-212-843-8490, emcgrath@rubensteinpr.com, for PriceGrabber.com

Web Site:  http://www.pricegrabber.com/
http://www.experianplc.com/

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