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Vell Recruits VP, IT & CISO for SaaS Document & Email Management Company

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Scott Barnhill

Vice President, IT & Chief Information Security Officer

> Location: Utah
> Industry: Secure Document Solutions, SaaS
> Prior experience: VP, IT & Security, ADP Advanced MD
> Ownership: PE-backed

NetDocuments, a leader in cloud-based document and email management announced that Scott Barnhill, formerly head of IT, infrastructure and security for ADP AdvancedMD, has joined the team as the VP, IT and Information Security. In this role Mr. Barnhill will oversee day to day activities of the SaaS operations and infrastructure, as well as information security to achieve four 9’s availability on netdocuments’ highly secure and complex infrastructure.

Mr. Barnhill has over 20 years of progressive experience in IT Infrastructure concentrating in high performance Internet SaaS, cloud, and associated enterprise architectures. He has demonstrated success in leading highly functional technology architecture and operations teams.

Prior to joining netdocuments Mr. Barnhill was VP, IT & Security, ADP AdvancedMD, where he drove an ongoing focus on cost efficiency through strategic multi-year capital budgets ensuring infrastructure capacity needs were met. As well as, supporting client satisfaction by achieving 99.998% uptime for an infrastructure responsible for greater than $20B in medical claims payments.

Mr. Barnhill graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from Westminster College, with an emphasis on software engineering, operating environments, networking, computer graphics, and mathematics. 

About NetDocuments

Founded in 1999, and with offices in the US, UK, and Australia, NetDocuments is the leader in cloud-based document and email management. With hundreds of thousands of users across 140 countries, organizations enjoy the power and simplicity of built-in disaster recovery, matter centricity, enterprise search, mobility, records management, collaboration, and compliance for documents and email.

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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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