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Tuesday, December 14, 2010


FORTUNE 100 CIO RICHARD K. JONES JOINS CLICKN KIDS, INC.

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FORTUNE 100 CIO RICHARD K. JONES JOINS CLICKN KIDS, INC.

Appointment enhances strength of technology strategy and vision

WOODLAND HILLS, CALIFORNIA – December 14, 2010 – ClickN KIDS, Inc. today announced that Mr. Richard K. Jones has accepted an Advisory position. Mr. Jones has demonstrated leadership and success as a top executive managing thousands of employees and hundred million dollar budgets. He has been responsible for technology focused strategic planning, engineering, security and risk management as well as new product development.

Said Mr. Jones, “I look forward to working with ClickN KIDS, and applying my knowledge to the Education sector. I see that ClickN KIDS has worked hard to develop a complex technology product that is second to none for the delivery of online education. When I understood the management teams’ vision, I knew it was a good fit to apply my time and skills to their brand.”

Mr. Jones is the former CIO (Chief Information Officer) at Countrywide Financial Corporation where he managed an Expense Budget of $600M and Capital Budget of $500M. He managed over 4,000 technical professionals. Mr. Jones also introduced and developed several key products and technologies at Countrywide, including automated underwriting and appraisal systems, Call Center technologies, Document Management systems, and server and storage management systems. He also implemented, Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence and Dashboard reporting systems.

Most recently, Mr. Jones was the CIO for Fiserv, Inc., (NAS: FISV) reporting directly to the CEO with responsibility for global technology infrastructure and product development to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s dispersed technology resources. He managed an operational expense budget of $200M, and capital budget of $350M.

“Richard brings to ClickN KIDS the experience of strategic execution with deep knowledge of the internet, sales, international content delivery and security” said James Highfill, Chief Operating Officer of ClickN KIDS, Inc. “As we continue to execute on our strategy, including last week’s announcement of our partnership with Dolphin Secure, having Richards’s motivation and excitement as we accelerate the expansion of our product line and distribution channels is a wonderful match.”

Mr. Jones’ depth of international e-commerce, data security and virtual environments are key areas in which ClickN KIDS Chief Technology Officer, David Koenig, can collaborate on technology options and solutions. With subscribers learning to read and spell in over 120 countries, and to ensure that ClickN KIDS core phonics program, spelling program and soon to be announced educational programs are all available well beyond the North American market, keeping abreast of technology options and strategies is one of Mr. Jones’ many strengths.

ABOUT CLICKN KIDS, INC.
ClickN KIDS mission is to become the foremost provider of engaging and highly interactive software and scientific research based curriculums, for use in an online deliverable format. ClickN KIDS is utilizing the power of the Internet to deliver interactive and individualized programs that couples sound instructional design with state-of-the-art technology to deliver instruction unrestricted by geography or time. For more information, visit www.clicknkids.com.


SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT
This press release may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements related to anticipated revenues, expenses, earnings, operating cash flows, the outlook for markets and the demand for products. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are inherently subject to uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon, among other things, assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management, including management's own knowledge and assessment of the Company's industry and competition. The Company assumes no duty to update its forward-looking statements.


Media Inquiries:
James Highfill, COO, ClickN KIDS, Inc.
P: +1 (818) 431.0419
E: james.highfill@ClickNKIDS.com