Philip M. Pead
Mr. Pead is a member of the Change Healthcare board of directors. Previously, he served on the board of legacy Change Healthcare from November 2012 to February 2017, and February 2009 through August 2011. Mr. Pead also served as president and chief executive officer of Progress Software Corp. from December 2012 until his retirement in October 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Pead served as executive chairman and interim chief executive officer of Progress Software Corp. from November 2012 to December 2012 and as non-executive chairman beginning in July 2012, having joined the Progress Software Corp. board of directors in July 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Pead served as chairman of the board of directors of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. from August 2010 through April 2012 following Allscripts’s acquisition of Eclipsys Corporation where he had served as president and chief executive officer since May 2009. Mr. Pead also served as a director of Eclipsys from February 2009 until its acquisition by Allscripts.
Mr. Pead also serves on the board of the Posse Foundation, a nonprofit, that is focused on expanding the pool from which top colleges and universities can recruit outstanding young leaders from diverse backgrounds such that they can become great leaders of tomorrow. Mr. Pead received a B.S. in Economics from the University of London and a Business Administration Diploma from Harrow College of Technology.