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Dora Vell

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.

Website URL: http://www.vell.com

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Sumit Goyal

EVP, Product and Omni-Technology

> Location: Houston, TX. Relocation from Salt Lake City, Utah
> Other Experience: Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Internet Retail, Chief Digital Officer, Omni-Channel
> Ownership: PE-backed
> Diversity

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Lisa Reeves           

Member of the Board of Directors

>  Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
>  Candidate Location: Colorado & Silicon Valley
>  Industry: SaaS/Software; Digital Commerce; Marketing Technology "MarTech"

>  Ownership: Venture-backed (BDC, Vanedge Capital, CBGF)
>  Diversity: yes. Gender. 

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Steve M. West

Member of the Board of Directors

> Location: Vancouver, BC
> Candidate Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA
> Industry: SaaS, HCIT
> Ownership: Venture Capital-backed

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Paul Joubert

Member of the Board of Directors

> Title: Board & Audit Committee
> Location: Boston, MA
> Candidate Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS, HCIT
> Ownership: Public

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Jack Noonan

Member of the Board of Directors

> Title: Chairman and Lead Director
> Location: Boston, MA
> Candidate Location: Chicago, IL
> Industry: SaaS
> Ownership: Public

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Robert Courteau

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Boston, MA
> Candidate Location: Toronto, ON
> Industry: SaaS, HCM
> Ownership: PE-Backed

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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

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Tim Clifford

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Boston, MA
> Candidate Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS
> Ownership: Public

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Vincent De Palma

Member of the Board of Directors

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Stephen Munford

Member of the Board of Directors

(Promoted to Chairman and interim CEO)

> Title: Chairman, iCEO, Lead Director
> Location: Boston, MA
> Candidate Location: Vancouver, BC 
> Industry: SaaS
> Ownership: Public

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