Our New England and Greater Boston Expertise 

New England is a renowned hub for technology companies that produce global innovation and emerging world-class talent. As long-time New Englanders, our consultants have deep industry insight to provide data-driven executive search and board recruitment services to Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island and beyond. We are a boutique executive search firm in Boston, MA that leverages extensive experience partnering with both small and large tech and software companies in the Northeast and across borders. We are uniquely positioned to help organizations in tough-to-recruit-for locations assemble superlative executive leadership teams and boards.

Located in the Financial District and the heart of Downtown Boston, our office has a long history collaborating with local organizations to support New England’s global tech prominence. Proudly, our firm is one of the top-ranked executive recruiting firms with the in-demand expertise to access, recruit and retain sought-after technology executives and board members within Greater Boston and worldwide.

Our Deep History Leading Tech Executive Search in Boston and New England

Our principal, Dora Vell, is a 25-year resident of Massachusetts and graduate of the EO-MIT entrepreneurial master’s program. She is an indisputable leader and trusted advisor in Greater Boston executive search and board search. Vell Executive Search was founded in 2005 with the mission to help technology companies build strong executive leadership teams that accelerate growth, disrupt markets and propel global success.

Before starting her firm, Dora Vell had years of experience as a partner in the Technology Practice for Heidrick & Struggles Boston. Her longstanding area connections span across the Bay State and New England area.

As a former IBM software developer, engineering manager and regional sales leader, Vell also brings a comprehensive industry understanding to the many searches her team has completed for public, VC-backed, PE-backed and founder-led software companies.

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Boston Tech Executive Recruiters

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 New England and Greater Boston Executive Recruitment Experience

We serve public and private companies in the Greater Boston area and across New England.
For more information on specific leadership roles, visit our Executive Search and Board Search pages.

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Contact our Boston executive recruitment office

If you are interested in our New England and Greater Boston retained executive search services, contact our professionals. We are a world-class leader in technology executive and board recruitment. We have a long-standing tradition providing unparalleled expertise to organizations across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and more.

Email us at dora@vell.com for a free consultation.

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Gender Diversity on Technology Boards

Progress but not parity. Probing the data and unveiling many common trends, we studied the ecosystem of women on technology company boards across the S&P 500 and organizations starting with $100m in revenue.

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Strategic Advice: Chair-CEO Leadership

Our research and analysis offers some basic guidance and recommendations for boards. While there's no perfect formula to boards success, fundamental practices are often overlooked.

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Global Leaders Hiring New CTOs, CIOs and CISOs

This issue of our newsletter focuses on open technology officer positions, including CIOs, CDOs, CTOs, and CISOs, as well as title combinations like Chief Information and Digital Officer.

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Indicators of Success: Studying CEOs in Tech

We study the relationship between a company's performance and the CEO's education, experience, reliance on an independent Chair, and whether the CEO was promoted from within or hired from outside.


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