Joan Burke

Sector Expertise: Application Software & Data Services
Functional Expertise: HR

Joan Burke is the Chief People Officer at DocuSign where she leads the company’s global human resource function – including talent acquisition, talent development, performance management, total rewards, HR information systems, diversity, inclusion and belonging, the DocuSign IMPACT Foundation and more. During her time at DocuSign, the company has been named as one of the 10 Most Innovative Workplace Companies by Fast Company and ranked #3 on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list.

Joan has more than 35 years of leadership experience in designing and implementing innovative, results-oriented HR programs and best practices that create and inspire cultures of innovation and growth. Joan is passionate about developing strong managers and leaders and creating an environment where employees are highly engaged and able to do the best work of their careers.

Joan also served as SVP of global HR roles at SaaS-industry leaders Marketo and Responsys and previously, Joan led global HR for ZipRealty, ShoreTel, Zantaz, and began her HR career at John Hancock Financial Services. Joan serves on the Board of Directors for ThinkMammoth.