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Vell Sample Board Expertise Matrix

The increasing importance of boards, as well as our extensive experience in building them, has made corporate board work a growing focus for Vell Executive Search. Based on our experience we have built this expertise matrix. Using this Matrix, a board might be able to identify the capabilities and experiences of a board candidate.

Overall Board Experience Requirements 

 

Senior Leadership Exp.

(CEO/Pres)

 M&A

Experience

Financial

Expertise

(CFO)

 Public Board

Experience

 Diversity

Independence

Board Member 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Industry Experience

 

Industry Experience

(Products/ Embedded Security Ecosystem)

Industry Experience

(Industrial Experience)

 

Industry

Experience

(Intelligence Community)

 

Global

Experience

Other

Board Member 1 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member 2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Composition: Audit Committee Sample Criteria 

 

Independence

 Financial Literacy

Financial Expertise (CFO)

Audit Committee Experience

Global Experience

Industry Experience & other (Govt, CPA)

Board Member 1 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member 2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member x 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Candidate Criteria: Compensation Committee 

 

Senior Leadership Exp

(CEO/Pres)

 Compensation

Committee

Experience

Human Resources/Comp

Benefits

Experience

Global

Experience

Industry Experience

(Software, Pharmaceutical, Medicine)

Other

(ovt, CPA etc)

Board Member 1 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member 2 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member x 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Candidate Criteria: Nominating & Governance Committee 

 

Public Board

Experience

 

N&G Committee

Experience

 Business Management

(CEO/Pres.)

Industry

Experience

 Other

(Govt, CPA, etc)

Board Member 1 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member 2 

 

 

 

 

 

Board Member 3 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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, 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.

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