Technology Solutions Company Announces Hiring Vice President, Software Development

Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:43pm EDT

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CHICAGO--(Business Wire)--
Technology Solutions Company (TSC) (Nasdaq: TSCC), a software and
services company, today, announced the hiring of Maqbool Patel, Ph.D.,
as Vice President, Software Development, focused on expanding TSC's
software portfolio of intellectual property and creating additional
value for its customers, employees, and shareholders.

   In his new role, Dr. Patel will be responsible for the continued
development of the Company's Blue Ocean and data migration products.
Dr. Patel has over 16 years of industry experience in healthcare and
software development, including most recently assisting TSC in the
development of the company's software efforts in his role as Principal
at CircleSource. Dr. Patel's previous employments include Vice
President of Engineering at Emageon and Senior Software Engineer at
General Electric. Dr. Patel received his Bachelors and Masters in
Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Indian Electrical
Engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. In
addition, he received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Drexel

   Consistent with the company's philosophy of aligning the interests
of its management with those of its stockholders, TSC granted Dr.
Patel inducement stock option awards for an aggregate of 25,000 shares
of TSC's common stock that will vest over three years. These awards
constitute inducement awards under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 4350.

   About Technology Solutions Company

   Technology Solutions Company (TSC) is a software and services firm
providing business solutions that partner with clients to expose and
leverage opportunities that create, deliver, visualize and sustain
customer value. Our outside-in, fact-based approach quantifies value
through the eyes of our client's customers, unleashing the potential
for profit and growth. TSC serves the healthcare and manufacturing
industries through tailored business solutions that deliver
extraordinarily rapid and guaranteed results. For more information,
please visit:

Technology Solutions Company
Timothy Rogers, 312-228-4500
Chief Financial Officer

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