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B2C Internet Exec Appointments July 29 to August 22 2011 Featured

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New CEO at Wireless Broadband Services Provider

Clearwire announced the appointment of Erik Prusch, 44, as the new President and CEO of the company. Most recently, Prusch served as Clearwire’s COO & CFO. Prior to Clearwire, he was CFO at Borland Software and VP of Finance at Intuit. Prusch joined Intuit from Gateway Computers, where he was VP of Finance & Operations. He began his career at PepsiCo.

CFO Leaves Online Real Estate Services Provider

Move, a leader in online real estate, announced that Rob Krolik, the current CFO, has resigned. He has left the company to assume the CFO title at Yelp!, an online provider of user-generated reviews and information on local businesses and services. Prior to Move, Krolik was the VP of Finance at eBay and the CFO at

Online Local Media Company Appoints Female VP, Marketing announced the appointment of Lori Chavez as the company's new VP of Marketing. Most recently, she worked as a consultant for The Westfield Group, a leading shopping center portfolio manager. She has also served as the VP of Marketing for Jones Lang LaSalle, a global real estate and investment firm. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Chavez held key marketing positions at Element Bars, an online custom energy bar company, and Equity Office Properties, a commercial real estate firm.

Date range: July 29th - August 22nd

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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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