As CFO/CSO, Harrell’s primary responsibilities include Opera’s global finance & accounting and financial planning operations, corporate strategy, corporate development/mergers & acquisitions, and investor relations.
Prior to joining Opera in 2005, Harrell was CFO of the European operations for Advent Software, a NASDAQ-listed software company based in San Francisco, California, USA. Harrell’s professional experience includes six years at JP Morgan & Co. in New York, where he was Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions, and the role of Founder and CEO of an early-stage Internet software company.
Harrell has an MBA with Distinction from the Harvard Business School and holds an MA and BA (Phi Beta Kappa) from The Johns Hopkins University.
BAInternational RelationsJan 1, 1988
MAInternational Relations and EconomicsJan 1, 1990
MBAGeneral ManagementJan 1, 1998