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Vell Recruits SVP for IoT Enterprise Company

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John Kelly

Senior Vice President, Sales

> Location: Philadelphia, PA Rochester, NY
> Industry: IOT Enterprise Software
> Other experience: SVP, Global Sales, Revitas | VP & GM, NA Manufacturing, JDA
> Ownership: PE-backed

ROCHESTER, NT – Omni-ID , the leading provider of Enterprise Asset Management IoT Solutions, today announced the appointment of John F. Kelly as Senior Vice President, Sales. In his new position, he will lead the Omni-ID sales team and report to George Daddis, CEO, Omni-ID.

Kelly brings more than 20 years of experience in building and managing top-tier application and technology solution sales teams. Kelly’s ability to oversee sales organizations that work in industries with complex business requirements, engage with customers, and collaboratively problem solve sets him apart as a sales leader. Kelly’s expertise in enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management, and customer relationship management (CRM) across multiple vertical industries provides him with the background essential to Revitas and its customers. He brings a wealth of experience in solving client problems and a proven track record of success with world-class companies, including Siebel, Oracle, SunGard, and JDA Software.

Kelly joins Omni-ID from Revitas, the leading provider of integrated solutions for contract, revenue, and compliance management. Prior to Revitas, Kelly led sales organizations from JDA Software Group, Inc., a leading provider of global supply chain management solutions, where he served as Regional VP and GM, NA Manufacturing. Kelly built JDA’s manufacturing business from the ground up after the company underwent a sizeable acquisition in 2006, and he expanded the company’s manufacturing software license business from $20 million to $48 million in just four years. Kelly closed the largest transaction in JDA history, which generated more than $130 million in current and continued revenue.

About Omni-ID

Based in Rochester, NY, Omni-ID has developed original, patented technologies for on-metal and visual tagging to enable a broad range of applications to improve asset tracking, supply chain management and work-in-process. Omni-ID is the leading supplier of RFID tags and visual tagging systems for Manufacturing & Logistics, Energy, IT Assets and Tool Tracking. Omni-ID’s versatile family of products provides a complete range of tags and auto-ID solutions for tracking and identification challenges, with unprecedented accuracy, in any environment. For more information, visit www.omni-id.com.

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Dora Vell

Managing Partner

Dora Vell is the CEO of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston that recruits technology executives and board members for companies ranging from promising tech startups to Fortune 100 companies. Throughout her 22-year career in executive search, she has successfully completed hundreds of assignments, placing board members, CEOs, COOs, CIOs, technology officers, vice presidents and many other C-level executives. Vell’s clients span both private and public companies and her work has included searches in markets large and small across the U.S. and Canada.

Prior to founding Vell Executive Search in 2005, she was a partner at the executive search consulting firm Heidrick & Struggles for seven years. She started in the Technology Practice in the Toronto office, became the firm’s Technology Practice leader for Canada, and then joined the firm’s Boston office.

Before her career in executive search, Vell worked for 11 years at IBM Canada in software-related roles of increasing responsibility. She started as a software engineer, managed a software engineering team of 100, and then led software sales for IBM Canada. She holds seven worldwide software patents. This deep industry understanding has helped Vell Executive Search become a recognized leader in finding senior executive and board talent for software and SaaS companies.

Vell is a recognized industry thought leader who has published several reports on governance and leadership topics. She has been frequently quoted as an expert on executive and board leadership by outlets such as 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 has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell has been a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State University, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for Developmentally Handicapped Adults, garage.ca, and RBC Capital Partners.

The trilingual daughter of a diplomat, Vell grew up in Canada, Greece, France, Switzerland and China. Her unique multicultural and international perspective, experiences as a woman in the male-dominated software field, and insights as a dual Canadian and U.S. citizen inform all her work for clients.

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

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  • C-Level Technology Executives
  • CEOs, CROs, Heads of Sales, Heads of Marketing, Chief Product Officers
  • Technology Officers: CTOs, CIOs, Heads of Engineering, CISOs, Chief Data Officers
  • Board Directors
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