Former T-Mobile & Telstra Exec Drew Kelton Joins DocuSign as APAC VP & Managing Director
SAN FRANCISCO – January 21, 2015 – DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced that Drew Kelton joined the company as vice president and managing director of DocuSign APAC, reporting to Chief Revenue Officer Neil Hudspith. Kelton brings more than 30 years of international operations leadership at blue chip technology and telecommunications companies – including T-Mobile USA and Telstra Corporation – to his role at DocuSign. Kelton’s vast international experience includes posts in Australia, Central Europe, India, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
“Drew brings a wealth of senior leadership experience in international sales and operations to his new role leading DocuSign’s Asia Pacific operations,” said Hudspith. “Drew’s deep background in technology and telcos, along with his success implementing DocuSign’s Digital Transaction Management platform as a customer, will help fuel the continued rapid adoption of the DocuSign Global Trust Network throughout APAC.”
“I’m thrilled to join the DocuSign team to lead our efforts in bringing The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management to more companies and individuals in APAC,” said Kelton. “I’ve experienced the benefits of DTM firsthand as a DocuSign customer, and I’m looking forward to helping organizations large and small go fully digital for dramatic ROI, increased security and compliance, and a better end user experience with DocuSign.”
Prior to DocuSign, Kelton was executive vice president of T-Mobile USA’s Business Markets division where he led the “uncarrier revolution” and turn around effort for business and enterprise customers. Prior to T-Mobile, he held senior leadership roles at telecommunications companies Bharti Airtel and Telstra Corporation, the largest mobile operators in Southeast Asia and Australia, respectively.
Drew was Founding CEO at Saturn Global Network, one of the first extranet providers for private global financial markets. After five consecutive years of growth, Drew shepherded Saturn Global Network’s successful merger with IXNET and remained on IXNET’s executive management team through the company’s IPO in 1999 and its acquisition in 2000 by Global Crossing for $2.8B. Drew received his BS degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Western Scotland.
Individuals interested in career opportunities at DocuSign may visit www.docusign.com/careers. Companies interested in DocuSign’s Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform may visit www.docusign.com.
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