Senior Vice President, People and Places
Adobe Systems Incorporated
As senior vice president of People and Places, Donna Morris drives organizational strategies that support the company’s growth, talent management, rewards and workplaces for more than 11,000 employees worldwide. A key priority for Morris is continuing to build a values-based environment where exceptional people can do and be their best and contribute to Adobe’s success.
During her career, Morris has led both generalist and specialist human resources functions in the high technology, communications and government fields. Prior to becoming senior vice president in March 2007, Morris held several other management positions within Adobe People Resources, providing leadership to the company’s global organizational and people activities. Before joining Adobe, Morris was vice president of human resources and learning at Accelio Corporation, a Canadian software company acquired by Adobe in 2002.
Morris has earned several industry honors, including Human Resources Professional of the Year in Ottawa, Canada, and the Silicon Valley YWCA’s Tribute to Women (TWIN) Award. She is currently on the board of directors for the Adobe Foundation and Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties in California. Additionally she is a mentor with C100, a non-profit organization that supports Canadian technology entrepreneurship. Morris has a bachelor’s degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, and holds the Senior HR Professional (SHRP) and Canadian Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designations.
Follow Morris on Twitter at @DonnaCMorris
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