Former President & CEO of Symantec Enrique Salem Joins DocuSign Board of Directors
Salem Brings More Than 25 Years of Technology & Security Leadership to DocuSign Board
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 6, 2013 – DocuSign, The Global Standard for eSignature®, announced that Enrique Salem, former president and CEO of Symantec, has joined DocuSign’s board of directors. Salem brings more than twenty-five years of executive experience in technology and security leadership to his new role on the DocuSign board.
“With trust as the fundamental currency of the digital economy and at the heart of every transaction on the DocuSign Global Network, we’re pleased to have Enrique and his wealth of security experience join our board,” said Keith Krach, chairman and CEO, DocuSign.
“The industry-leading security of DocuSign eSignature transactions makes it safe, easy, and convenient for everyone to finish business faster anytime, anywhere, on any device,” said Enrique Salem. “I’m excited to join a company so committed to ensuring the trust, security, and privacy of every company and customer – especially in regulated industries like finance, insurance, real estate, and healthcare.”
About Enrique Salem
Enrique Salem most recently served as president and CEO of Symantec Corp (Nasdaq: SYMC). Throughout his nineteen years at the global leader for security, backup, and availability solutions, Salem served in leadership roles as COO, group president of worldwide sales and marketing, president of consumer products, and others. In March 2011, Salem was appointed to President Barack Obama’s Management Advisory Board and also currently serves on the board of Fireye. Before Symantec, Salem was president and CEO of Brightmail, the leading anti-spam software company acquired by Symantec in 2004. He was also SVP of products and technology at Oblix Inc., and VP of technology and operations at Ask Jeeves Inc.
In 2010, Salem received the Estrella Award by the Hispanic IT Executive Council which recognizes individuals for their achievements in the IT industry and the community. He was named 2007 Corporate Executive of the Year by Hispanic Net, as well as 2004 Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst and Young. Salem also currently serves on the board of FireEye Inc and Automatic Data Processing (ADP). Salem received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Dartmouth College. Salem was appointed to the President Obama’s Management Advisory Board in 2011.
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About DocuSign Inc.
DocuSign® is the leader in eSignature transaction management and the global standard for eSignature. Global enterprises, business departments, individual professionals and consumers are standardising on DocuSign, with more than 60,000 new users joining the DocuSign Global Network every day. Today, that network includes more than 40 million users in 188 countries. DocuSign is used to accelerate transaction times to increase speed to results, reduce costs, and delight customers across nearly every industry – from financial services, insurance, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, communications, property management and consumer goods, to higher education and others. For more information, visit www.docusign.com or call 877.720.2040. Visit the DocuSign blog at www.docusign.com/blog and follow DocuSign on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.