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Vell Recruits Board Member for Redlen Technologies

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Dr. Edmund (Ed) Becker 

Member of the Board of Directors

> Location: Boston, MA to Vancouver, BC
> Industry: Leaders in AI-driven X-ray imaging and detection
> Other experience: COO, Analogic | VP and GM, Analogic
> Ownership: Venture capital-backed

Redlen Technologies announced the appointment of Dr. Edmund Becker to its board of directors. Becker retired as Chief Operating Officer of Analogic Corporation in 2008.

Dr. Becker has more than 40 years of executive and management experience in the high growth OEM medical products industry. From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Becker served as the executive vice president and chief operations officer at Analogic Corporation in Peabody, Massachusetts. Prior to that role, he was vice president/general manager of its OEM Medical Imaging Products Division, responsible for management of the organization that grew to become the largest and most profitable business unit in the Company. During his tenure at Analogic, Dr. Becker played a key role in the profitable growth of the company from $10M to $450M revenues. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Dr. Becker earned a BS in Physics and a PhD in Biophysics.

About Redlen Technologies

The future of radiation imaging and detection is clear — artificial intelligence (AI) will play a critical role, increasing the capabilities and accuracy of new equipment. For AI tech to reach its full potential, sensors need to capture and deliver the full suite of data available from every individual photon. Today Redlen is one of only two companies in the world capable of producing state-of-the-art photon counting sensors with the necessary performance for CT and AI. Redlen’s photon counting CT sensor production capability is the result of more that 20 years of dedicated development. You’ll want your radiation imaging system product pipeline to be fueled by only the most advanced photon counting sensors in the world.

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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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