Salient Cybertech, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: SLEL), announced yesterday that its subsidiary Gemini Learning Systems Inc. has entered into a pilot project agreement with Dole Food Company, Inc., Asia Division, to deliver eLearning to Dole employees using Gemini’s eLearning solution. The Dole/Gemini pilot project involves rolling out an internal Dole eLearning training program to 15,000 employees across three Dole Asia Divisions. Depending on the success of this endeavor, there may be an opportunity to expand the number of courses being offered.
“This is a real breakthrough for us,” said Kim Adolphe, Gemini President and CEO. “Dole is the largest producer and marketer of fresh fruit and vegetables in the world, and we are very excited about the opportunity to put our technologies to the test in a company that does business in more than 90 countries.”
“Working with Gemini has been very easy even though we are half a world apart,” said Voie Soliban, Training Director of Dole Philippines Inc. (STANFILCO Division) “We are looking for companies that can help us build excellence in our workforce. The services supplied by Gemini in this pilot program are what we expect from a company that is a strategic partner in delivering eLearning to our employees.”
About Salient Cybertech, Inc.
Salient Cybertech’s mission is to leverage existing and emerging software and hardware technologies in the Internet and electronics-related industries. The company maintains an ongoing search for acquisitions of what it believes to be proven successful ventures. Toward this end Salient acquired Gemini Learning Systems in October 1999 and Futronix in May 2000. Salient trades on the OTC BB (Symbol SLEL). Investor relations information can be found on the web at: www.salientcyber.com.
About Gemini Learning Systems Inc.
Established in 1990, Gemini Learning Systems Inc. offers an end-to-end scalable eLearning solution organizations can use to easily create, deliver, sell, manage, track, analyze and continuously improve adaptive learning over the Internet. Based upon an award-winning design, the company created SWIFT, an Adaptive Learning Environment and Adaptive Testing Engine that tailors course content to each individual learners skills and requirements. Gemini is a wholly owned subsidiary of Florida-based Salient Cybertech, Inc. SWIFT is a trademark of Gemini Learning Systems Inc. Gemini can be reached at www.gemini.com.
About Dole Food Company, Inc.
Dole Food Company, Inc., with 1999 revenues of $5.1 billion, is the world’s largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and fresh cut flowers, and markets a growing line of packaged foods.
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