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Available Tech CEO Roles in the US Northeast & Mid-Atlantic States

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Open Tech CEO Roles in the US - Northeast and Mid-Atlantic  as of June 30th, 2018

athenahealth, Commvault Systems, Wayside Tech. Group, and Everbridge are all looking for CEOs.




athenahealth, Massachusetts, June 2018 - Jonathan Bush is stepping down as CEO, President & Director of athenahealth. Chairman Jeffrey Immelt has been appointed as Executive Chairman, until the appointment by the Board of a new CEO. CFO Marc Levine to assume additional operational responsibilities; Board Member Dr. Amy Abernethy to advise Executive Leadership team on Data Strategy.

Commvault Systems, New Jersey, May 2018 - Commvault Board of Directors have determined that it is the appropriate time to begin a search for a new CEO to lead the company through its next stage. The Commvault Board will appoint a search committee and will retain an executive search firm to assist with the external search. Neil Robert Hammer will continue to lead Commvault as Chairman, CEO and President until his successor is appointed. 

Wayside Technology Group, New Jersey, May 2018 - Simon F. Nynens resigned as President, CEO and Director. Steve DeWindt, the Company’s current Lead Director, has been appointed the Company’s Interim President and CEO. 

Everbridge, Massachusetts, June 2018 - Everbridge announced that long-time CEO Jaime Ellertson will transition to executive chairman in mid to late 2019.


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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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