Brownstein Board Reference


February 22, 2003

Mr. Richard Crandall
601 E. Hopkins Avenue, Suite 202
Aspen, Colorado 81611

Rick …

On behalf of the Board of Directors and management of Giga Information group, I wish to express our great appreciation for your efforts not only as a member of the board and most recently its Chairman, but also for your expert advice and mentoring during the period in which Giga was searching for and transitioning to a new CEO. Your passion for and confidence in the company energized the group and maintained the focus of its management and staff.

Your knowledge of the company and transference of it to Giga’s new CEO, ensured a seamless transition, leading Giga to its sixth consecutive quarter of profitability.

More importantly, you selflessly stepped into the breach to lead when we needed it most. You are a true mensch …

Neill Brownstein
Chairman, Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.