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Vell Recruits Fintech CPO - Toronto

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Manish Patel

Chief Product Officer

> Location: Raleigh, NC to Toronto, ON
> Industry: Capital Markets Software SaaS
> Other experience: ED, Product Management, Valassis | MD, Product Management, Ipreo | Head, Equity Markets Devt, ING Bank
> Ownership: VC-backed
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Tier1CRM, the leading provider of client relationship management tools for financial services, has named Manish Patel as Chief Product Officer. He joins Tier1 after leading numerous multi-million dollar product development and software projects, scaling product and engineering organizations, and implementing industry best practices and processes. Patel will be responsible for spearheading Tier1’s overall product vision, growth, and development, while ensuring the Company continues to improve upon the overall customer experience.

Before joining Tier1, Patel worked at Valassis Digital as the Executive Director of Product Management for two years. Prior to that, he spent five years at Ipreo as Managing Director of Product Management. He also spent 13 years at ING Bank in London in Business Management roles within Equity Markets Research and Sales, primarily concerning CRM and Research Distribution systems. In his previous roles, Patel has overseen the development of innovative, multi-platform software products within the financial and advertising industries.

“Manish’s wealth of experience working with the buy- and sell-side communities will help drive our goal of providing the tools necessary for capital markets participants to sharpen client relationships and empower collaboration in an increasingly competitive landscape,” said Mark Notten, CEO and Co-Founder of Tier1.

“Capital markets participants face growing regulation which requires the need for more efficiency, accountability and connectivity than ever before,” Patel said. “I’m excited to join Tier1 to execute and communicate a strategic product roadmap that aligns with Tier1’s vision to empower customers with innovative products by leveraging the platform for their specialized needs in capital markets.”

About Tier1CRM

Tier1CRM is a leader in capital markets CRM. Built on top of the Salesforce platform, Tier1CRM’s flagship product, ACE, is an HTML application suite that helps sell-side and buy-side clients generate new revenue opportunities, improve customer service, and achieve greater efficiency across the organization. Tier1CRM gives clients a “single pane of glass” view into client and employee activity and is currently utilized by tens of thousands of users across the sales and trading, corporate and investment banking, and investment management landscape.

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Dora Vell

Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.

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