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Tuesday, 21 July 2020 13:10

Vell Recruits Vice President of Marketing for Fiberlink (MaaS)

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Fiberlink 2017

Neil Florio

VP, Marketing

> Location: Philadelphia, PA
> Industry: Mobile Mgt & Security SaaS
> Other experience: Marketing Exec, QlikTech | Frmr Ulticom, Cigna
> Ownership: PE-backed

Fiberlink Communications has named Neil Florio as Vice President, Marketing. Florio joins Fiberlink from QlikTech where he served as Director of Marketing. At QlikTech he was responsible for all marketing activities focused on reinforcing the company’s position in the market while growing business opportunities.

Prior to QlikTech, Neil was Director of Marketing at Ulticom, where he managed all product marketing, marketing communications, and strategic alliances teams. While at Ulticom, he defined target market segments and provided a comprehensive strategy that helped the company achieve the leading position in the SS7 software enabling technology market. Prior to joining Ulticom, Neil held various positions at CIGNA, L3 Communications, CSC, and Lockheed Martin.

Neil holds an MBA degree from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Science degree from La Salle University. 

About Fiberlink

Fiberlink is the recognized leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for secure enterprise mobile device and application management. Its cloud-based MaaS360 platform provides IT organizations with mobility intelligence and control over mobile devices, applications and content to enhance the mobile user experience and keep corporate data secure across smartphones, tablets and laptops. MaaS360 helps companies monitor the expanding suite of mobile operating systems, including Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone. In 2013, the company was acquired by IBM. With Fiberlink’s MaaS360 cloud-based offerings, IBM expanded its “bring your own device” (BYOD) capabilities to deliver a complete mobile management and security solution through IBM MobileFirst that includes trusted transactions and security intelligence capabilities for mobile apps, users, content and data.

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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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