Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive Vice President, Employee Experience
"Disrupt or be disrupted" is Donna Morris' rallying cry. From abolishing Adobe's annual performance reviews, to dramatically expanding its family leave policy and, most recently, achieving global gender pay parity across all 32 countries where Adobe has employees, she has set the industry agenda making Adobe a great place to work. Donna believes that people strategies empower successful business outcomes, and with Adobe being an IP-based company, people are its most important asset. In her role as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) & Executive Vice President of Employee Experience, she leads all aspects of human resources, real estate and security operations globally. Under her leadership, Adobe's workforce has increased by 226% to more than 20,000 employees and its real estate/facilities presence has grown to more than 75 locations around the globe. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Carleton University, and her “north of the border” accent gives her away as a native of Ottawa, Canada.
If Donna were not at Adobe, she would have a home decorating show on HGTV.
In the media
9/13/18 Silicon Valley Business Journal — Adobe to Widen Diversity Efforts As Leaders Rethink Approach to Inclusivity
Adobe’s Employee Experience Organization
Donna Morris' focus is on Adobe's most valuable asset—our employees and their experience, including where they work around the globe. She believes in the need to continue to shape corporate culture based on company growth imperatives and creating an environment where every employee can grow and develop, feel included and valued, and do their best work. Donna is the steward of Adobe's core values—being genuine, exceptional, innovative, involved—and believes this has been the enabler to Adobe's long-term success. "When everyone is operating from the same values, we can move faster to evolve and grow our business," she says.
Donna’s blog posts
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Opportunity Parity: The Next Diversity & Inclusion Challenge
Being Diverse Isn't Enough
Whether in the classroom or the conference room, what your students and employees take from you 20 years down the r… https://t.co/6jVNXmBe5u
We are proud to see the U.S. House vote to pass the #EqualityAct to ensure comprehensive federal protections for LG… https://t.co/nejuN4NnZE
We’re making Earth Day last forever at @Adobe, finding new and innovative ways to be sustainable. Inspiring take on… https://t.co/QBVKRLU9o0
Adobe we pride ourselves on fostering a culture of continuous learning. https://t.co/tVrHDx7Tqh