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Paul Joubert

Member of the Board of Directors

> Title: Board & Audit Committee
> Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS, HCIT
> Ownership: Public - NASDAQ: PFWD

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE) --Feb 12, 2009 - Phase Forward Incorporated (NASDAQ: PFWD), a leading provider of data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety, today announced that Paul Joubert, CPA, has been nominated by the company's board of directors for election to the board. Board members will be elected at the company's next annual meeting, which is scheduled to take place on May 8, 2009. 

Joubert is currently a founding partner of EdgeAdvisors, a privately held management consulting organization, and a director of Stream Global Services, Inc., a provider of multishore business process outsourcing services for high-end technical support, with 15,000 employees in 18 countries. He previously spent over 35 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), an international accounting firm.

Bob Weiler, chairman and chief executive officer of Phase Forward, remarked, “Phase Forward is fortunate to add a senior executive with Paul's vast experience to our board of directors. In addition to his financial expertise, Paul has a long history of advising technology companies on strategic initiatives to enhance and sustain growth with the goal of building shareholder value. As Phase Forward continues to grow organically and through strategic acquisitions, we believe Paul's contributions will be invaluable.” 

“Phase Forward is a clear market leader and it is setting the vision for the evolution of clinical trial and drug safety solutions,” said Joubert. “I look forward to using my business and financial background to add value to what is already a very strong and diverse board of directors at Phase Forward.” 

Joubert joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1971 and has worked extensively with both public and private companies in start-up to mature stages of growth in the high technology, manufacturing and service industries. Joubert retired from PwC in June 2008, most recently serving as partner in the firm's Assurance practice. Joubert's previous roles at PwC include leading the firm's Technology, InfoCom and Entertainment practice for the Northeast region of the United States and serving as chief of staff to the Vice-Chairman of domestic operations. Joubert has been a frequent speaker and author on business and financial topics. He is a graduate of Northeastern University, where he received a bachelor of science in finance and accounting.

About Phase Forward

Phase Forward is a leading provider of integrated data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety. The company offers proven solutions for electronic data capture (InForm™), phase I clinic automation (LabPas™), clinical data management (Clintrial™), clinical trials signal detection (CTSD™), strategic pharmacovigilance (Empirica™ Signal) and Signal Management, adverse event reporting (Empirica™ Trace), applied data standards (WebSDM™) and Web-integrated interactive response technologies (Clarix™). 

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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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