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Breaking News: Carbonite Elects Tim Clifford to Board of Directors Featured

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Carbonite Elects Tim Clifford to Board of Directors

Cloud backup firm Carbonite elected Timothy T. Clifford, 57, to its board. Clifford has more than 30 years of experience in the human capital management (HCM) industry and an entrepreneurial spirit as well as extensive experience working with small, medium and large global companies. Clifford most recently served as co-president of National Accounts and president of Benefits and Talent Management Services at Automatic Data Processing. 

Clifford joined ADP in 2010 through the acquisition of Workscape, a provider of HCM cloud applications he co-founded in 1997. Prior to Workscape, he held executive positions like President and COO of Small Group Business at HealthPlan Services, CEO & President and various sales and marketing roles at Consolidated Group, which was acquired by HealthPlan Services.  Prior to that, he was in sales with Prudential's Large Employer Group Benefits operations.

Vell Executive Search, the retained executive search firm that specializes in recruiting board directors, CEOs and C-Level executives in the software industry, conducted the search for Carbonite’s board member.

Date: November 14, 2013

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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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