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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Steven Chambers

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS
> Other experience: President, WW Sales & Marketing, Nuance | CMO, Speechworks / Polycom
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: LOGM)

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Marilyn Matz

Member of the Board of Directors


> Location: Boston, MA
> Industry: SaaS
> Other experience: Chairperson & CEO, Paradigm4 | Co-founder, Cognex
> Ownership: Public - NASDAQ: LOGM
> Diversity: Gender

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Craig Brennan

Chairman & CEO

> Location: California to Vancouver, BC, Canada
> Industry: Enterprise SaaS
> Other experience: CEO, Overtone (Kana) | CEO, Brio
> Ownership: Venture-backed

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Christopher Bolin

Chief Product Officer

>Location: Oregan to Vancouver, BC
>Industry: Security Software Saas
>Other Experience: CEO, Uniblue | EVP, Product & CTO, McAfee
>Ownership: Public ABT.TO

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Anand Pandya

VP & Chief Product Owner, Health & Benefits

> Location: Roseland, NJ
> Industry: HCIT - Healthcare Software SaaS
> Other experience: VP, Digital Consumer, Metlife | VP, Online Securities, Lexis Nexis
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: ADP)
> Diversity

 

 

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Eugene Khoruzhenko

Chief Product Architect, Persistence

> Location: Seattle to Vancouver
> Industry: Security Software SaaS
> Other experience: Principal / Lead Soft Architect, Phoenix Tech | Director, General SW, Phoenix
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: ABST)

 

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Rajesh Kaveti

VP of Digital Platform Development

> Location: Greater Boston Area, MA
> Industry: Life and Health Insurance - Digital
> Prior experience: MD, Architect & Development Manager, BYN Mellon | MD, eCommerce Development Management, BYN Mellon 
> Diversity

 

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James Catalino

SVP Sales & Services

> Location: Malvern, PA
> Industry: K-12 Edtech SaaS
> Prior experience: SVP & GM, Americas Verint | SVP & GM, Americas Sales, Lawson
> Ownership: PE-backed

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Meg McCarthy

Member of the Board of Directors

> Location: Hartford, CT to Silicon Valley
> Industry: Security SaaS
> Other experience: EVP, Operations & Technology, Aetna | CIO, Aetna
> Ownership: VC-backed & PE-backed
> Diversity: Female

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William Bergen

CTO & CIO 

> Location: Boston to Malvern, PA
> Industry: K-12 EdTech SaaS
> Other experience: VP, Product Development, Talent Solutions, ADP | CIO & Operations, Workscape
> Ownership: PE-backed

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