Electronic signature management firm DocuSign has announced the appointment of Iesha Berry as its first Chief Diversity & Engagement Officer. Berry joins from management consulting firm Slalom, where she held the role of Chief Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Officer.
She has over 20 years' experience in driving diversity, inclusion, and belonging within large global companies, with her DE&I career spanning Pfizer, Bank of America, Prudential, and Microsoft. At DocuSign, she will work on accelerating the diversity, inclusion, and belonging strategy, and will also work on impact and sustainability. Her team will also be responsible for improving employee experience, developing a more diverse and inclusive culture through supporting employee resource groups, and overseeing inclusive talent development along with diverse pipeline sourcing and outreach. She will report directly to DocuSign's Chief People Officer Joan Burke.
"As we reflected on our journey to become a more diverse, inclusive and sustainable company, it became clear we needed a new role to focus on the important work we are doing to enhance the DNA of DocuSign," Burke said of the creation of the new position.
"Iesha brings the right balance of deep experience, fresh thinking and long-term vision to lead our journey and we're excited to add her to our team. We know that we, along with every other company out there, have room to improve in regard to diversity, sustainability and impact, and Iesha will be a critical part of setting goals and holding ourselves accountable to achieve them."