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Tim Clifford

Member of the Board of Directors

> Location: Boston, Massachusetts
> Industry: SaaS
> Other experience: President, ADP Talent Management | CEO, Workscape, Inc. 
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: CARB)

Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider of cloud solutions that keep small businesses and home offices running smoothly, today announced the election of Tim Clifford to the Company’s board of directors. Clifford, who is the seventh member of the board, most recently served as Co-President, National Accounts, and President, Benefits and Talent Management Services at Automatic Data Processing.

“Tim has an entrepreneurial spirit as well as extensive experience working with small, medium and large global companies, which makes him a perfect fit for Carbonite,” said David Friend, CEO and Chairman, Carbonite. “He brings to Carbonite the unique perspective of someone who not only advises organizations with more than 400,000 employees, but has been co-founder and CEO of a SaaS company himself."

“Carbonite is in the midst of an exciting time,” said Clifford. “The Company’s evolution to small business technology, coupled with the rapid growth of the past seven years has made Carbonite stand out among others in the industry. I’m honored to join the Carbonite board and look forward to contributing to its future strategy and growth.” Clifford has more than 30 years of experience in the human capital management (HCM) industry. Prior to his position at ADP, Clifford co-founded and served as CEO of Workscape, a provider of HCM cloud applications that was later acquired by ADP. Prior to Workscape, he held executive positions at HealthPlan Services, Consolidated Group and Prudential Insurance Company.

Clifford holds a B.S. from Northeastern University, where he previously served on the board of advisors for the College of Liberal Arts. He was a founding member of the Holliston Elementary School Council, a member of the board of trustees at The Rivers School in Weston, Mass., and sat on the board of advisors for the Crossroads Community Foundation.

About Carbonite

Carbonite (NASDAQ: CARB) keeps small businesses and home offices running smoothly. Carbonite offers a comprehensive suite of affordable services for data protection, recovery and anywhere, anytime access. More than 1.5 million customers, including 50,000 small businesses, trust Carbonite's secure, easy-to-use cloud backup solutions and award-winning U.S.-based customer support.

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Dora Vell

Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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