Donna Morris

Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Adobe Systems Incorporated

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As senior vice president of human resources, Donna Morris leads Adobe's global human resources organization with responsibility for driving organizational development strategies that support the company's global growth, talent management and total rewards for more than 9,500 employees worldwide. A key priority for Morris is continuing to build upon a culture and set of values that are recognized for attracting and developing exceptional people, and are instrumental in Adobe being named as one of the best places to work by FORTUNE Magazine in the United States and other publications around the world.

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 Human Resources, providing leadership to the company's global human resources 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. 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 @DonnaMorrisHR.