International Financial Executive Joins ePocrates Board Of Directors

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Epocrates Inc., provider of mobile and online clinical applications for healthcare professionals, today announced the appointment of Patrick Jones to its board of directors. Jones will serve as chairman of the audit committee, which will oversee the financial controls and reporting practices of Epocrates.

"Pat Jones brings a wealth of knowledge and a remarkable global track record to our board. His experience as vice president and corporate controller of Intel during its period of rapid growth and as chief financial officer of a hyper growth smartcard company in France, which he led through its IPO, will be an invaluable asset to us during our period of significant expansion," said Kirk Loevner, Epocrates chairman and chief executive officer.

Jones' career has spanned over three decades of senior level financial and general management positions across an array of international and domestic technology companies. While with Intel, Jones was responsible for all worldwide accounting and internal and external reporting as it grew from $8 billion to more than $25 billion in revenues. As the senior vice president and chief financial officer at LSI Logic, Inc., a worldwide developer of custom semiconductors, Jones managed the financial functions for the billion-dollar, public company. He has also spent many years working and living in Asia, Europe and Latin America. He currently serves on the boards of several wireless software and service companies around the world.

"There are very few companies, like Epocrates, that have the impressive combination of quality products, brand recognition, customer loyalty and a strong management team. I believe mobile and wireless technologies bring tremendous benefits to the medical community and patients," said Jones. "I look forward to lending my experience to Epocrates as it continues to build its success story of profitability and industry leadership."

In addition to serving on Epocrates' Board of Directors, Jones is an active board member for Genesys SA, Lattice Semiconductor, Mobile 365, Smarttrust AB and Trema NV. He holds a BA from the University of Illinois and an MBA with a finance concentration from St. Louis University.


San Mateo, CA-based Epocrates is transforming the practice of medicine by providing innovative clinical solutions at the point of care and deploying leading-edge technologies that enable communication. The company has built a clinical network connecting more than one in four U.S. physicians, students at every U.S. medical school and hundreds of thousands of allied healthcare professionals with other healthcare stakeholders. Epocrates' products have shown a positive impact on patient safety, health care efficiency and patient satisfaction. Epocrates was recently ranked 257 in the 24th annual Inc.500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. For more information about Epocrates, please visit

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