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Vell Recruits Steven Chambers for LogMeIn (NASDAQ: LOGM) Board (Boston) Featured

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Steven Chambers

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS
> Other experience: President, WW Sales & Marketing, Nuance | CMO, Speechworks / Polycom
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: LOGM)

BOSTON, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOGM) has named Steven Chambers and Marilyn Matz to the company's board of directors.

Having recently held the position of President, Sales and Marketing, at Nuance Communications, the market leader in voice recognition and artificial intelligence – and the company behind voice and AI solutions deployed across leading mobile, consumer electronics and automotive products worldwide -- Steven Chambers is a mobile industry and voice services veteran. In addition to LogMeIn, Chambers currently serves on the board of CallMiner, a provider of cloud-based speech analytics solutions that analyze customer engagements across voice, chat, email and social channels, and Jibo, Inc., the provider of the world's first consumer social robot.

"Already a great mobile and cloud success story, LogMeIn's growth today is coming from some of the most exciting market opportunities in all of technology," said Chambers. "I look forward to working with the LogMeIn team to help guide the next phase of growth for its Internet of Things, collaboration, IT, and customer engagement businesses."

"Steven Chambers and Marilyn Matz are proven leaders and visionaries in some of today's most important emerging technology fields," said Michael Simon, CEO of LogMeIn. "We're delighted and fortunate to add such talented people to our leadership team as we aggressively pursue our most strategic growth initiatives."

About LogMeIn, Inc.

LogMeIn’s category-defining products, such as GoTo, LastPass, Rescue, LogMeIn Central and more, unlock the potential of the modern workforce by making it possible for millions of people and businesses around the globe to do their best work simply and securely—on any device, from any location and at any time. A pioneer in remote work technology and a driving force behind today’s work-from-anywhere movement, LogMeIn has become one of the world’s largest SaaS companies with tens of millions of active users, more than 3,500 global employees, over $1.3 billion in annual revenue and approximately 2 million customers worldwide who use its software as an essential part of their daily lives. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with additional locations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and thousands of home offices around the globe.

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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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