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Former NovAtel CEO and Leica Vice President Doug Reid Joins GiveMePower Advisory Council

December 022004
Respected Technology-Industry Leader To Help Drive Growth And Expand Business Opportunities

LAS VEGAS , Nevada – December 2, 2004. GiveMePower Corporation (OTCBB:GMPW), a provider of next-generation desktop and mobile/wireless computer-aided design and digital blueprint management software, today announced that Doug Reid, former NovAtel CEO (NASDAQ: NGPS) and Leica Geosystems Vice President (SWX: LGSN), has joined the Company’s Business Advisory Council. The seasoned technology-industry veteran will provide expert counsel and assist the Company in securing key partnerships and sales agreements in various segments.

“Enterprise mobility is the next big thing, providing real and measurable gains to the way business is conducted,” said Reid. “GiveMePower’s technology leadership is impressive, and I look forward to working closely with management to secure expanded business opportunities that will help the company reach its full growth potential.”

A highly accomplished executive with a distinguished record of leading global technology companies, Reid brings over 25 years of public and private-company management, business development and strategic marketing experience to his role on the Business Advisory Council. During his tenure at NovAtel, a Nasdaq-listed wireless location and navigation technology company, Reid successfully completed the company’s initial public offering, resulting in improved working capital and enhanced shareholder value, in addition to guiding the overall technology development, sales strategy and growth for the organization.

Reid also served as Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Leica Geosystems, the world’s leading supplier of comprehensive products and solutions for the capture, modeling and visualization of spatial data, with sales of CHF $689.1 million in 2004. Most recently, Reid served as president and CEO of SkyWave Mobile Communications.
"It is an honor and a privilege to have Doug on our team,” commented Bill Walton, President and CEO of GiveMePower. “His credentials and experience in the technology community are unique. I have no doubt that his wealth of knowledge and senior-level contacts around the world will help us achieve business successes that would simply not happen without a person of his stature involved.”

About GiveMePower Corporation

GiveMePower develops, markets, and supports affordable, high-performance mobile, wireless and desktop CAD and graphics software for end-users and business partners involved in design, construction, engineering, manufacturing, mapping and related industries. A Microsoft Mobile Solutions and Windows® Embedded Partner, an Intel® PCA Developer Network member and an IBM Business Partner, GiveMePower is the first company to offer full-featured 2 and 3-dimensional, AutoCAD®-compatible design and digital blueprint processing for desktop and laptop PCs, as well as the latest mobile and wireless Windows CE®, Windows CE. NET® and Windows Mobile™ equipped Pocket PCs, Pocket PC cell phones, Tablet PC’s, Handheld PC’s and industry specific devices. For more information, call 1-888-97-POWER or visit www.givemepower.com.

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