Keep up to date with technology leadership moves by category.

Monday, 20 July 2020 15:15

Vell Recruits Board Member for SaaS Fleet Management Company (NYSE: FLTX)

Written by
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Fleetmatics logo new

Brian Halligan

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Greater Boston Area, MA
> Industry: SaaS
> Other Experience: CEO, HubSpot | Senior Lecturer, MIT
> Ownership: Public - NYSE: FLTX

DUBLIN and BOSTON, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for commercial fleet vehicles delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), today announced that it has appointed HubSpot CEO and Co-Founder, Brian Halligan and Intuit Vice President and General Manager, Allison Mnookin, to its Board of Directors. The appointments were effective on March 18, 2014.

Halligan co-founded HubSpot, a leading inbound marketing software company based in Cambridge, MA, in 2006 to help businesses transform the way they market their products. Over 10,000 companies leverage HubSpot's software and services to drive marketing and sales efficiency, and under Halligan's leadership, the company has been widely recognized for its rapid growth, innovative culture, and transformative approach to marketing. He was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 New England award recipient, and co-authored Inbound Marketing. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Vermont and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, where he currently serves as a Senior Lecturer.

Jim Travers, Fleetmatics CEO and Chairman of the Board, said of the new appointments, "Both Brian and Allison have an undoubtedly strong track record in helping SMB customers drive increased productivity and marketing effectiveness through SaaS-based solutions. The strategic insights and experience they bring to the table will be a valuable addition to the Board, especially as we invest in growing the brand to drive the continued momentum of the business."

About Fleetmatics Group PLC

Fleetmatics Group PLC is a leading global provider of fleet management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Our solutions enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces, by extracting actionable business intelligence from real-time and historical vehicle and driver behavioral data.

Fleetmatics Group's intuitive, cost-effective Web-based solutions provide fleet operators with visibility into vehicle location, fuel usage, speed and mileage, and other insights into their mobile workforce, enabling them to reduce operating and capital costs, as well as increase revenue. Fleetmatics serves approximately 22,000 customers, with over 445,000 subscribed vehicles worldwide.

Read 644 times Last modified on Thursday, 10 December 2020 14:38
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, garage.ca, 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.

www.vell.com

Leave a comment

Subscribe to Vell Leadership Insights

Track leadership moves and stay up to date with current trends