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Vell Recruits SVP Sales and Services for SaaS Company

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Frontline Tech

James Catalino

SVP Sales & Services

> Location: Malvern, PA
> Industry: K-12 Edtech SaaS
> Prior experience: SVP & GM, Americas Verint | SVP & GM, Americas Sales, Lawson
> Ownership: PE-backed

Frontline Technologies appoints James Catalino, SVP of Sales & Services. Mr. Catalino was most recently GM, Americas for Verint® Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT), a global leader in Actionable Intelligence® solutions for customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Mr. Catalino was accountable for all field operations for Americas region.

Prior to Verint, Mr. Catalino held a succession of senior leadership roles at Lawson Software, including SVP & GM, Healthcare, where he had full accountability for Global P&L for Healthcare and Public Sector business unit. Mr. Catalino had served as SVP, Americas Sales for Lawson and also as VP, Professional Services.

Mr. Catalino graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Notre Dame University, as well as a Masters of Business Administration from Villanova University. 

About Frontline Technologies

Frontline Technologies provides cloud-based K-12 software that empowers over 7,000 school districts and millions of educators to positively impact student learning. From recruiting, hiring and absence management, to professional learning and evaluation, Frontline partners with the education community to support the entire educator lifecycle. Built on a foundation of best practices, Frontline gives organizations the tools to focus on data-driven decisions, collaboration, meaningful growth and application to classroom practice. Frontline Technologies corporate headquarters are located in Malvern, Pennsylvania, with offices in San Francisco, New York and Chicago.

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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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