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Vell Recruits Absolute Software Chief Product Architect - Vancouver, BC

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Absolute Software

Eugene Khoruzhenko

Chief Product Architect, Persistence

> Location: Seattle to Vancouver
> Industry: Security Software SaaS
> Other experience: Principal / Lead Soft Architect, Phoenix Tech | Director, General SW, Phoenix
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: ABST)


Absolute Software announced the placement of Eugene Khoruzhenko as Chief Product Architect, Persistence. In this role Mr. Khoruzhenko will be part of an organization that is helping to shape the next generation of Absolute Software’s firmware and BIOS. He will work closely with Absolute’s design teams as well as be responsible for the definition of firmware and BIOS feature’s architecture and design. Additionally, he will be a key to the Platform and BIOS engineering providing leadership throughout the planning, design, development, and validation cycles of the program.

Mr. Khoruzhenko was previously at Phoenix Technologies, before joining the Absolute Software team. He is an innovative technology architect with extensive technical leadership experience. Eugene has been involved and contributed in all phases of software development lifecycles. His in-depth knowledge of analog and digital electronics with software engineering and reverse-engineering skills have allowed him progress to a leading role in the engineering team.

Mr. Khoruzhenko has a Master of Science degree from the Taranrog State Radiotechnical University. Where during this time he built nearly 8080 based computers, hardware and firmware as well as becoming the co-author of a patent. 

About Absolute 

Absolute Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location. If an Absolute client is removed from an endpoint, it will automatically reinstall so IT can secure each device and the sensitive data it contains. No other technology can do this. Persistence technology is embedded in the firmware of computers, netbooks, tablets and smartphones by global leaders, including Acer, ASUS, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Microsoft, Panasonic, Samsung, and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute, visit 

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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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