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Wednesday, 22 July 2020 17:35

Vell Recruits Vice President of Engineering at Performix Technologies

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Performance Technologies

Eugenia Gillan

VP, Engineering

> Location: Greater Boston Area, MA
> Industry: HCM & Talent Management
> Other experience: VP, Engineering, Savaje Tech | VP, Product Development, Wildfire Communications
> Ownership: VC-backed
> Diversity: Gender

Eugenia is an experienced engineering leader with a passion for delivering organizational excellence and enabling innovation in high performing teams. We placed Eugenia at Performix / NICE in 2008 and she has done very well there and since. She is formerly with Zoominfo, Nice (Performix) and Wildfire. Eugenia is now with Jibo, the social robot company. 

About Performix Technologies (division of NICE)

Performix Technologies is a provider of employee performance management software solutions. The company’ products include Performance Manager, which enables managers and supervisors to break free from spending hours on consolidating spreadsheets and reports from various systems by supplying a single and integrated performance scorecard; Evaluation Manager, which provides online evaluation forms, automated form routing with timers and reminders, questions, routings, and processes; and Development Manager, which automates the management of various assets in a single application.

Performix Technologies serves telecommunications, finance, utilities, and retail and entertainment industries. It has strategic partnerships with IBM, BusinessObjects, and Active Endpoints. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

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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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