AFFIRMATION OF WAIVER AND RELEASE
I, Michael A. Doyle, do hereby affirm my acceptance of the Letter Agreement (Agreement) dated December , 2020, which I signed on , 2020, attached hereto and agree as follows:
1. In consideration for the benefits set forth in the Agreement, and other good, valuable and sufficient consideration which Forrester Research, Inc. has agreed to pay me, and to which I acknowledge I am not otherwise entitled, on behalf of myself and my representatives, assigns, executors, administrators, and heirs, I do hereby voluntarily completely release and forever discharge Forrester Research, Inc. and its parents and subsidiaries, and all of their respective shareholders (but only in their capacity as shareholders), officers, and all other representatives, agents, directors, employees, employee benefit plans, predecessors, successors, and assigns, both individually and in their official capacities (any and all of which are referred to as Releasees), from any and all claims, charges, complaints, rights, demands, actions, obligations, liabilities, damages and causes of action, of every kind, nature, and character, known or unknown (Claims), which I now have, may now have, or have ever had, against them through to the date on which I execute this Affirmation of Waiver and Release arising from or in any way connected with my employment relationship with Forrester Research, Inc., any actions during the relationship, and/or the termination of such relationship. This general release of Claims includes, without limitation: all Claims under the Forrester Research, Inc. U.S. Severance Pay Plan; all Claims under the Forrester Research, Inc. Executive Severance Plan; all Claims of wrongful discharge; all Claims relating to any contracts of employment, express or implied; all Claims relating to payment of wages under the Massachusetts Wage Act, Gen. Laws ch. 149; all Claims related to defamation, privacy, misrepresentation, or breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, express or implied, and tort Claims of every nature; all Claims under municipal, state, or federal statutes or ordinances; all Claims related to fair employment practices, anti-discrimination, or civil rights laws, (including but not limited to all Claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Massachusetts General Laws ch. 151B, and all Claims of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, pregnancy, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or sexual preference, handicap, disability, veteran status or any other protected classification; all Claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, as amended; all Claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act, as amended, or any other federal or state law concerning leaves of absence; all Claims under the Americans With Disabilities Act, as amended, and any other laws and regulations relating to employment discrimination); all Claims under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act; all Claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (other than Claims against an employee benefit plan seeking payment of a vested benefit under the terms of that plan); all Claims for wages, bonuses, incentive compensation, stock payments, stock options, any form of equity participation, or any other compensation or benefits; all Claims for compensatory or punitive damages or attorneys fees; all Claims under any laws related to whistleblowers; and all other statutory and common law Claims. This release does not apply to any vested equity awards nor does it alter the terms of any equity incentive plans or previously awarded grants under such plans. This release does not apply to any claim to enforce the Agreement. This release does not waive any right which cannot be waived by law, including but not limited to the right to file an administrative charge with federal or state agencies. This release, moreover, does not release any rights to indemnification and defense pursuant to any Forrester policy, such as its by-laws, or any insurance policy it may hold; any claim for Workers Compensation benefits, for unemployment compensation benefits or COBRA benefits; and any claim to any vested benefits under any Forrester employee welfare benefit plan.
2. I agree that unless and until Forrester determines that, under applicable law, Forrester is required to make the provisions of this Agreement public, the terms of the Agreement and this Affirmation of Waiver and Release (Affirmation) are confidential. I will hold all information relating to the subject matter of the Agreement and this Affirmation confidential and will not publicize or disclose to any person (other than an immediate family member, legal counsel, or financial advisor, provided that any such individual to whom permissible disclosure is made agrees to be bound by these confidentiality obligations), business entity, or government agency (except as mandated by state or federal law). I also agree that since I signed the Agreement, I have not and will not knowingly disparage Forrester, its officers and directors and any employee who I know to be an employee on April 1, 2021. I represent that, as of the date of the Agreement and this Affirmation, that I have not breached the Employee Confidentiality, Proprietary Rights and Noncompetition Agreement (Noncompetition Agreement) I entered into with Forrester, and I further agree to abide by such Noncompetition Agreement going forward. Any material breach of the Agreement or the Noncompetition Agreement will be grounds for cessation of the severance pay provided to me under the Agreement and this Affirmation, subject to the cure provision included in paragraph 4 of the Agreement.
3. I expressly warrant that I have read and fully understand the Agreement and this Affirmation; that Forrester has advised me to consult with an attorney before signing this Affirmation, and that I have had the opportunity to consult with legal counsel of my own choosing and to have the terms of this Affirmation fully explained to me; that I am not executing this Affirmation in reliance on