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Vell Recruits Pitney Bowes VP Engineering and Ecommerce

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Pitney Bowes

Ralph Kasuba

Vice President, Engineering, Ecommerce

> Location: Philadelphia to CT
> Industry: Software, hardware and digital commerce solutions
> Other experience: CTO, Pet360 | CTO, iContact / Channel IQ
> Ownership: Public (NYSE: PBI)

STAMFORD, Conn., May, 2016 – Ralph Kasuba VP, Engineering, eCommerce, for the Pitney Bowes Borderfree platform. He most recently served as CTO at Pet360.

Mr. Kasuba has over 20 years of experience developing comprehensive IT strategies and solutions.

While at Pet360 (a division of PetSmart), a leading commerce site for the pet industry, Mr. Kasuba helped develop solutions to meet the needs of pet owners. He also served as COO/CTO at iPromo, and CTO at Channel IQ where he worked with 180 manufacturers, distributors and retailers such as Sony, Apply, GEC Appliances, Olympus, Panasonic, ToysR-Us, LG Electronics, Weber and Tumi.

Mr. Kasuba also previously held the role of CTO at iContact. Mr. Kasuba also served as Vice President of Operations for CBS Marketwatch, a subsidiary of Dow Jones & Company, where he was responsible for all global technology operations including management functions for the technical data centers located throughout the United States. Prior to joining CBS Marketwatch, he served as Director, Information Technology of Broadcom Corporation.

Mr. Kasuba obtained a B.S. in Finance from Northern Illinois University and has served on several boards including, the Triangle Technology Executive Council, the North Carolina Technology Association and the Council for Entrepreneurial Development FastTrac Program.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), is a global technology company powering billions of transactions – physical and digital – in the connected and borderless world of commerce. Clients around the world, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on products, solutions and services from Pitney Bowes in the areas of customer information management, location intelligence, customer engagement, shipping, mailing, and global ecommerce. And with the innovative Pitney Bowes Commerce Cloud, clients can access the broad range of Pitney Bowes solutions, analytics, and APIs to drive commerce. For additional information visit Pitney Bowes, the Craftsmen of Commerce, at www.pitneybowes.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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