Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> February 2, 2002

Philip Pead – Per-se Technologies Inc (psti)

PHILIP M. PEAD is President and Chief Executive Officer of Per-Se Technologies, inc., and a member of the company's Board of Directors. He assumed these positions in November 2000, after having served in several other key senior management roles within the organization since 1997, when he joined the company. In 1999, Mr. Pead was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Per-Se, responsible for the strategic direction and comprehensive management of the company's three business units. Prior to assuming the Chief Operating Officer role, Mr. Pead was President of Per-Se's application software unit. He consolidated the six heritage technology companies and significantly increased investments in research and development and customer service. In addition, he led the company in launching its e-Health Solutions division, thereby creating the third largest medical transactions clearinghouse in the United States. Mr. Pead previously served as Senior Vice President of International Operations at Dun & Bradstreet Software, an enterprise application software company based in Atlanta. From 1994 to 1996, he was Vice President at Attachmate Corporation, where he was responsible for overseeing operations in the Asian and Latin American markets. Mr. Pead earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from London University. Profile
TWST: What has gone on over the past couple of quarters at Per-Se that

investors should focus on?

Mr. Pead: If I could start with the Physician Services division, I think

the objectives that