Ms. Wells joined the Board in 2014. Until her retirement in June 2017, Ms. Wells was President and CEO of Mindflash Technologies, Inc., a private, Palo Alto, California company providing a market-leading cloud-based platform for employee and customer training.
Prior to joining Mindflash in 2010, Ms. Wells had a nearly 20-year career in the financial services industry, including experience leading transitions from offline to online business models within Fortune 1000 companies and successfully disrupting established players with small, start-up teams as a serial entrepreneur.
Ms. Wells began her career at American Express in 1989 as a member of the Corporate Strategic Planning group and later held positions of increasing responsibility in that company’s Consumer and Corporate Card businesses. From 1997 to 2000, she helped establish a new, strategic product development function for Charles Schwab’s retail business and ultimately held responsibility for product development and marketing to customer segments representing 70% of all Schwab client households.
This early experience with the power and scale afforded by online financial service delivery drove Ms. Wells to leadership roles with three of the most innovative companies in this space from 2000 through 2009: MyCFO Wealth Management (sold to Harris Bank), Intuit and Mint.com (sold to Intuit). Ms. Wells’ teams’ work has won multiple Webbys (the “Oscars of the Internet”) and recognition as a Tech Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in Davos.
She has been named a Top 25 Women in Tech to Watch by Accenture and a Marketing Executive of the Year Finalist by the Wall Street Journal. Her company, Mindflash, was named a Top 50 Small Workplace in the US by Fortune magazine in 2016. Ms. Wells brings to the Board extensive experience in the financial services industry and expertise in online marketing and business models delivery.
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