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DocuSign Names Citrix Exec Gordon Payne As Chief Operating Officer

DocuSign, The Global Standard for eSignature®, announced that Gordon Payne will join the company in the new role of chief operating officer, reporting to chairman and CEO Keith Krach. Payne brings more than twenty-five years of general management and operations experience in enterprise software, mobile and cloud infrastructure to DocuSign.

“We’re thrilled to have Gordon join DocuSign’s high performance team as COO,” said Keith Krach, chairman and CEO, DocuSign. “With rapid adoption of DocuSign across industries, departments, and international markets, Gordon’s deep operations experience will help us continue to scale to bring the global standard for eSignature and transaction management efficiently to more organizations worldwide.”

“I’m pleased to join such a dynamic, hyper-growth company that’s providing value to so many businesses – big and small – across so many industries and geographies,” said Payne. “I’m proud to be joining a team with such passion for the customer experience, dedication to customer success, and deep bench strength at every level of the organization.”

Gordon has extensive career success spanning more than twenty-five years across enterprise software, mobile, cloud and networking infrastructure. He joins DocuSign after nine years with Citrix where he managed their largest division and transformed the company from a single product to multiple businesses while growing the company from hundreds of millions to more than $2.5B in revenue. During this time with Citrix, Gordon helped drive, onboard and integrate many of their more than 40 acquisitions around the globe.

Gordon joined Citrix through their acquisition of security start-up Net6, where Gordon served as CMO and CFO. Prior, Gordon spent more than 15 years at Nortel Networks including General Management roles of their Call Center/CRM and Enterprise Wireless businesses. While he started his career at Nortel as a programmer, he held leadership roles in sales, marketing, product and operations, and had the opportunity to live and work in North America, Europe and Asia. Gordon has an M.B.A. from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.

DocuSign’s legally binding, secure, SaaS-based platform allows consumers and businesses of all sizes and industries to collect information and sign documents online – eliminating the hassles, costs, and lack of security of printing, faxing, scanning, and overnighting documents to capture information and signatures. DocuSign helps companies automate and streamline their business processes to create better customer experiences and save money. Companies interested in learning more about DocuSign may visit

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DocuSign®, The Global Standard for eSignature®, is the leader in eSignature transaction management. Global enterprises, business departments, individual professionals, and consumers are standardizing on DocuSign, with more than 60,000 new users joining the DocuSign Global Network every day. 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 or call 877.720.2040. Visit the DocuSign blog at and follow DocuSign on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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