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Vell Recruits VP of Digital Development for MassMutual

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Rajesh Kaveti

VP of Digital Platform Development

> Location: Greater Boston Area, MA
> Industry: Life and Health Insurance - Digital
> Prior experience: MD, Architect & Development Manager, BYN Mellon | MD, eCommerce Development Management, BYN Mellon 
> Diversity


MassMutual recently appointed Rajesh Kaveti as Vice President of Digital Platform Development. In this role he will be responsible for establishing a digital fabric platform to support digital consumer application development practice. Mr. Kaveti has a diverse background having worked in both financial and telecom sectors. His previous companies include Evergreen Funds, Thompson Financial, StateStreet, BNY Mellon, Cisco, and Verizon.

Mr. Kaveti has a broad experience in all aspects of design, development and deployment. He has a reputation of being a game changer with an ability to take a vision to successful implementation. Mr. Kaveti has a unique combination of experience and influence, a strong understanding of technology and business as well as the ability to use that understanding to shape the way that business is done. Kaveti has a history of successful design and eventual deployment of application to production. His projects range from portal development, reporting, mobile application development to Big Data Analytics. This diverse experience allows him to bring a unique perspective on how to take an idea from conception to real projects quickly, efficiently, and at a very low cost.

Mr. Kaveti received a Master’s in computer science from the University of Massachusetts Boston, Masters of engineering from the University of Arizona, as well as a Bachelor’s of Science (Engineering) PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh.

About MassMutual

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policy owners. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policy owners consistently since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company’s strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term. MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, LLC, Member FINRA and SIPC; Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB.

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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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