• DocuSign expands its presence as The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management® with a new European Hub in Dublin to complement its EMEA headquarters in London and French headquarters in Paris;
• DocuSign will hire up to 100 sales and technical staff over several years, citing Ireland as a key market for tech talent;
• The move provides local sales and technical support to DocuSign’s growing customer base in Ireland including Three Ireland, Solgari, Gap Partnership and Future Finance among others.
DocuSign, Inc. (DocuSign®) announced its expanded presence in EMEA with the launch of its Dublin office as a European hub to support the continued rapid adoption of the company’s Digital Transaction Management (DTM) platform and industry-leading eSignature solution. DocuSign’s Dublin team will provide local sales and technical support to the company’s growing base of customers including Three Ireland, Solgari, Gap Partnership and Future Finance among others. The new office will also serve as a hub for top technical talent joining DocuSign’s EMEA operations with plans to hire as many as 100 new staff over the next several years.
Leading the office launch are Irishmen Ronan Copeland, Saul Whitton and Eoin Hinchy. Copeland joins DocuSign as Vice President of Commercial Sales, EMEA; Eoin Hinchy as the Director of Cyber Security running the team responsible for threat management, threat detection and incident response; and Saul Whitton as DocuSign’s EMEA Recruitment Director. This senior team brings a wealth of industry and DocuSign client experience with key partners like Salesforce to rapidly grow the office.
“We’re thrilled to bring The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management to Ireland as a key part of The DocuSign Global Trust Network,” said Copeland. “The team and I will be driving DocuSign’s expansion locally and across EMEA, providing sales and technical support to help our customers and partners achieve their digital transformations with DocuSign.”
DocuSign’s expansion into Ireland comes following a breakout 2014 where the company surpassed 50 million users worldwide and 100,000 customers who use DocuSign to prepare, execute and manage their most important transactions. DocuSign has offices in Chicago, Dublin, London, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Seattle, and Sydney. The company has raised more than $230 million to date from strategic investors including Salesforce Ventures, Google Ventures, VISA, Sapphire Ventures, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, NTT Finance, Telstra Ventures, Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., MITSUI KNOWLEDGE INDUSTRY CO., LTD., Comcast Ventures, Recruit Holdings, the National Association of REALTORS®, BBVA Ventures*, EDBI**, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Accel Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Sigma West, Ignition Partners, Frazier Venture Partners, Sands Capital Ventures, Brookside Capital, Cross Creek Advisors, Iconiq Capital, Wasatch Advisors, and Wellington Management Company, LLP.
DocuSign helps organisations large and small go fully digital by automating manual, paper-based processes. Consumers and businesses across industries, from financial services, insurance, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, communications, real estate, retail, and consumer goods to higher education, non-profit and others, trust DocuSign because its DTM platform and eSignature solution are the safest and most reliable in the industry with Bank Grade security and Carrier Grade availability built in. DocuSign is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), ISO 27001 and U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor compliant; SSAE 16 Type II examined and tested; and TRUSTe certified.
About DocuSign, Inc.
DocuSign® (docusign.co.uk) is The Global Standard for Digital Transaction Management®. Global enterprises, business departments, individual professionals, and consumers have standardized on DocuSign, with more than 50,000 new users joining the DocuSign Global Network every day. Today, that network includes more than 50 million users in 188 countries. DocuSign's DTM platform supports legally compliant electronic and digital signature processes tailored to meet requirements globally with localization in 43 languages. Companies and individuals DocuSign to accelerate transaction times to increase speed to results, reduce costs, increase security and compliance, and delight customers across nearly every industry from financial services, insurance, technology, healthcare, manufacturing, communications, real estate, retail, and consumer goods to higher education, non-profit and others as well as every business department, including sales, finance, operations, procurement, HR/staffing, legal, and customer support.
*Disclaimer: BBVA Ventures operates through BBVA’s Representative Office in San Francisco.
**EDBI is the dedicated investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board.