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Vell Recruits Board Member for Human Capital Management Software Company Featured

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Jaime Ellertson

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Boston, MA
> Candidate Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS, HCM Technology
> Ownership: PE-backed

Jaime Ellertson has an established and indisputable reputation as a growth CEO. He has founded three innovative high-growth software companies and sold them to market leaders. He has a proven track record of building great private and public companies with growth strategies that deliver strong investor returns. He is deeply knowledgeable across the enterprise software landscape and has consistently sold into the Fortune 500.

Ellertson has held nine CEO posts in his extremely successful tenure as an entrepreneur and business leader, transforming and growing businesses including Openware Technologies, Tartan (sold to Texas Instruments), Purview, Interleaf (NASDQ:LEAF), S1 Corporation (NASDQ: SONE), Gomez (sold to Compuware), and Cloudfloor (sold to Everbridge). He currently is the CEO and Chairman of Everbridge. 

About PeopleFluent

PeopleFluent®, the leading total workforce HCM technology company, redefines talent management with an innovative Talent Engagement Cloud that is built around people and not HR processes. By deeply integrating pervasive video, strategic analytics and collaborative social technologies into its Mirror™ Suite of talent management applications, PeopleFluent redefines employee engagement to address productivity loss and diminished financial results due to an increasingly disengaged workforce. With PeopleFluent, companies can change at the speed of business without costly IT interventions through intuitive, highly configurable software that is built upon the right data. Spanning across an organization’s entire global workforce with one talent cloud, PeopleFluent equips leaders with the meaningful talent data and strategic analytics necessary to make better business decisions.

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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, 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.

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