Olrich believes there is a massive market opportunity for DocuSign as it is a clear market leader for both DTM and eSignature
Scott Olrich has been appointed as a Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer for DocuSign– a company that helps small- and medium-sized businesses collect information, automate data workflows, and sign on various devices. Olrich brings to the company 25 years of leadership experience in the technology and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industries. He also serves as an advisor & investor in Nextgen Cloud Companies in Silicon Valley.
Olrich said, “Digital Transaction Management (DTM) and eSignature have become two of the largest drivers and enablers of organizations moving to the cloud as part of their digital transformations. As the pioneer, global standard and clear market leader for both DTM and eSignature, no company is better positioned than DocuSign to help businesses of every size and industry achieves success in the digital age.”
Pete Solvik, DocuSign board member and managing partner at Jackson Square Ventures, commented, “Scott has a long history of building market categories and creating lasting value for customer and investors alike. I’ve seen the positive influence of Scott’s strategic insights, leadership and expertise on business results first hand as a senior executive at our prior portfolio company Responsys for more than ten years. I look forward to his impact in bringing the power of DocuSign’s DTM platform and eSignature service to more customers around the world.”
Olrich led the sales of Responsys – a leading marketing cloud software and services company founded in 1998, to Oracle for $1.5 billion in December of 2013. He held a variety of senior management roles over his 10 years at Responsys, including president of marketing and platform, chief marketing and sales officer and CMO. He was named as one of The CMO Institute’s Top 10 U.S. CMOs in 2011- the year when Responsys opted for IPO. Olrich is credited with transforming and scaling up Responsys business from private start-up to the leading cross-channel marketing automation platform globally and a publicly traded company.
“Time and again, Scott’s vision and leadership have proven instrumental in empowering customers for success, creating a great place to work for employees, and driving hyper growth.” – Dan Springer, CEO of DocuSign
Prior to joining Responsys in 2004, Olrich held strategy, sales, marketing and product management roles at Topica, Inc., Spark Online, Accenture, and Xerox. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance from San Diego State University.
DocuSign secured $512.2M in funding since its inception in 2003. It has acquired three companies Estate Assist, Comprova.com, and Cartavi. PebblePost’s co-founder and CEO, Lewis Gersh had named DocuSign as one the software tools he can’t live without.