SOURCE: OmniComm Systems, Inc.

June 13, 2007 09:00 ET

Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Executive Ken Light Joins OmniComm Systems, Inc. as Senior Vice President of Professional Services

Senior Healthcare Executive Poised to Spearhead Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Technology Transfer Services for Government Institutions and Leading Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device and CRO Companies

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - June 13, 2007) - OmniComm Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: OMCM), one of the fastest growing companies in the EDC marketplace, today announced that, effective July 9, 2007, Ken Light will be joining OmniComm's management team and will be responsible for leading the delivery of technology transfer and implementation services for customers seeking on-site adoption of EDC technology.

"We are looking forward to our clients benefiting from Ken's extensive management experience in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. His expertise will be instrumental in providing business solutions for our clients that want to implement EDC in-house," said Cornelis F. Wit, CEO of OmniComm. "In addition to his extensive corporate background, Ken brings experience architecting and guiding the implementation of technology solutions in the government setting."

Mr. Light will join OmniComm from BusinessEdge Solutions, Inc. where he was Solutions Partner overseeing the delivery of technology, strategy and process improvement services for pharmaceutical and life sciences companies seeking to accelerate clinical development. Prior to that, he was Practice Director, Life Sciences Consulting for Oracle Corporation where he oversaw clinical software implementation activities for major pharmaceutical and life sciences organizations including Abbott, Biogen Idec, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, National Cancer Institute, Schering-Plough, Roche, Pfizer and Wyeth, along with numerous small to mid-size organizations. He also developed business solutions surrounding the Oracle Pharmaceutical Application suite including implementation and validation approaches, training strategies, custom software solutions, migration and consolidation methods, remote data capture services and project management methods. Before joining Oracle, Ken was Practice Director, Clinical Technology for First Consulting Group where he established Centers of Excellence focused on clinical trial and adverse events IT solutions. Mr. Light received an M.S., Computer Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University and has delivered a multitude of educational industry presentations at meetings such as the DIA, EDC and Beyond, ACRP and the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council.

"I am eager to join the talented management team that OmniComm has assembled -- a team committed to delivering first class customer service to their clients. And I am equally impressed by the elegant design and intuitive interface of OmniComm's TrialMaster® solution," said Ken Light. Mr. Light added, "In the world of eClinical, technology is only an enabler. OmniComm has made a commitment that customers wishing to bring EDC in-house receive professional service and hands-on support as they adopt new technology and transform their clinical business capabilities."

About OmniComm

OmniComm Systems, Inc. (www.OmniComm.com) provides customer-driven Internet solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, research and medical device organizations that conduct life changing clinical trial research. OmniComm's growing base of satisfied customers is a direct result of the company's commitment to deliver products and services that ensure ease of use, faster study build, ease of integration and better performance. OmniComm's client intuitive pricing model allows companies that range from small to mid-size to large scale institutions to safely and efficiently capitalize on their clinical research investments.

OmniComm ranked in the top 150 as one of the fastest revenue growth technology companies in North America during the last 5 years. In a market overview titled "The Promise of Next-Gen eClinical Trial Software" by Forrester Research, OmniComm was given the highest rating among its competitors for industry middleware. OmniComm Systems Inc. has corporate headquarters in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with offices in Bonn, Germany, California, Maryland, New York, North Carolina and Texas.

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