|Harvard Business School, MBA||1998|
|The Johns Hopkins University - Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), MA||1990|
|International Relations and Economics|
|The Johns Hopkins University, BA||1988|
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.