The Software Report Honors Xeeva CEO Nina Vellayan as One of the “Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS” for 2020

SOUTHFIELD, MI, Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Xeeva Inc., a global provider of AI-powered indirect spend management solutions, today announced that its President and CEO, Nina Vellayan, received the “Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2020” award from The Software Report. 

For its fourth annual award, The Software Report evaluated hundreds of women leaders in the software industry. Awardees were selected based on their professional achievements that have played significant roles and have had a profound impact on their organizations. This year’s “Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS” includes women who have served as role models for the next generation of women leaders in technology.

Xeeva’s CEO, Nina Vellayan, earned this award for her contributions and demonstrated expertise throughout her career. With over 25 years of experience, she’s held multiple senior-level executive and investor positions across various enterprise SaaS companies, both large and small, public and private. 


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Join Gene Kim, Michael Nygard, Elisabeth Hendrickson, and 54 Other Software Leaders at QCon Plus

QCon Plus, the virtual conference for senior software engineers and architects that covers the trends, best practices, and solutions leveraged by the world’s most innovative software organizations is less than 2 weeks away. Save your spot now and take advantage of the limited early bird tickets.  

Taking place between November 4-20, QCon Plus is designed to help you accelerate your learning with thoughtfully designed, shorter, technical sessions over 3 weeks featuring 54 speakers, 4 keynotes, 18+ facilitated peer sharing sessions, and 6 open space sessions. On-demand access to presentations will be available to all registered attendees after the event. 

This is your chance to:

  • Discover hard-learned architectural lessons on scalability, reliability, throughput, and performance from successful companies in our industry
  • Examine how some of software’s most well-known organizations supercharge developers and keep their companies competitive by balancing speed and safety
  • Get a clear understanding of how
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Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From Community And School Leaders, Advocates To Protect Kids Online

Prop 24 Campaign Announces Endorsements From Community And School Leaders, Advocates To Protect Kids Online

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SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Yes on Prop 24 campaign announced endorsements from education leaders and school advocates, who believe it is critically important to protect our kids online. Common Sense Media, an organization dedicated to ensuring the digital well-being of kids everywhere is a proud advocate for Prop 24.

Yes on Privacy, Yes on Prop 24 (PRNewsfoto/Californians for Consumer Priva)
Yes on Privacy, Yes on Prop 24 (PRNewsfoto/Californians for Consumer Priva)

“It is urgent that we pass bold privacy policy to protect our kids. As a school board member and an expert in crimes against children- Prop 24 is the right way to go,” said Valerie Amezcua, Vice President of Santa Ana Unified School District. “We can protect the privacy of our students and make sure violations are enforced. We have no

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3 Ways Great Leaders Have Evolved in the Wake of Covid-19

How leaders are recognizing this opportunity to open an entirely new trajectory in business.

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Starting March 11, 2020, when the pandemic was declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a global pandemic, we quickly experienced a flurry of events thereafter, witnessing drastic changes not only take place on a worldwide scale but also in our own personal lives at home and in business as we had to adapt quickly to the “new normal”.

As we conformed to the new rules and retreated to the safety of our homes, it gave entrepreneurs a chance to sit with their own stark reality of what they’d created up until that point – what was working, what wasn’t working, what our strengths are. Suddenly unable

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YouTube Launches Programming That Celebrates Black Leaders in Fashion

As part of its effort to amplify Black voices, YouTube has rolled out a programming playlist dedicated to Black leaders in fashion.

The videos, which can be found on YouTube’s Fashion & Beauty channel, highlight the work and stories of some of the industry’s biggest names; Virgil Abloh, Grace Wales Bonner, Jerry Lorenzo, Naomi Campbell, and Samuel Ross are among the dozen of figures featured in the programming. The playlist also includes runway shows, interviews, and behind-the-scenes content.

“This year has been an incredible moment for all industries, including fashion, to reflect on the ways it attends to diversity and representation,” said Derek Blasberg, Head of YouTube’s Fashion and Beauty. “YouTube is the home for diverse voices and perspectives and we have a unique opportunity to use our platform to spotlight Black fashion talent and grow their audiences on YouTube. This past year alone, we’ve seen incredible content that lifts

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