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Women Appointed to Tech Boards (2012) Featured

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Wayfair Appoints Its First Female Board Member, an online retailer of home furnishings, has appointed Julie M.B. Bradley to the company’s board. Bradley, who is SVP and CFO of TripAdvisor, is Wayfair’s first female director. Prior to TripAdvisor, she worked at Art Technology Group, which was acquired by Oracle in 2010.

Deltathree Adds Former Verizon Exec as New Board Member

Deltathree, the VoIP products company, elected Donna Reeves-Collins to serve as a director of the Company. She has served as Managing Director of Rich Products’new ventures/product development division since 2007. She joined Rich Products following its signing of a joint venture development agreement with Cole & Parks, a bakery cafe restaurant which develops unique food products that was founded by Ms. Reeves-Collins in 2003 and where she has served as CEO since its inception. Prior to founding Cole & Parks, she served in a number of positions at Frontier Corporation, including SVP of Sales, President of Sales for the Western Region and President and COO of a joint venture with Verizon Wireless. Following Frontier's acquisition by Global Crossing in 1999, she served as the SVP of Sales Media & Entertainment for Global Crossing through 2001.

Date range: October 29th - November 25th

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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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