Cloud provider DigitalOcean
has appointed Lysa Dahlin to the position of Chief People Officer. Based in New York, United States, DigitalOcean offers a scalable cloud platform that makes application deployment and management less complex. Established in 2011, the company offers virtual hosting, cloud infrastructure, virtual server services, and ‘Kubernetes-as-a-Service’. It was in the news last year for the launch of a PostgreSQL Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) service. Ms Dahlin’s role at the company will to oversee DigitalOcean’s global “people experience”, operations and acquisition activity.
From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Ms. Dahlin brings considerable experience to her new role. Prior to joining DigitalOcean she was Acting Chief People Officer at NameCongruex where she was in charge of people growth, acquisitions and integration of assets. Before this she was Principal at Cardinal Leadership and spent 11 years at Comcast as Senior Vice President Human Resources. She also held executive positions at AT&T Broadband, Progress Software and TJX/Marshalls. Ms. Dahlin has a Bachelor of Science in Communications and Public Relations and an MBA from Sawyer Business School at Suffolk University.
“DigitalOcean has built a values-based organization that promotes transparency and strong employee engagement,” suggested Ms. Dahlin on the company’s website. “DigitalOcean has built a values-based organization that promotes transparency and strong employee engagement, while offering opportunities for flexibility, autonomy and professional development. I look forward to leading this remarkable team through its next phase of growth and employee-led innovation as its customers and product offerings continue to expand.”
“As we continue to grow our organization to serve the evolving needs of developers, talent development, employee engagement and enhancing our culture will continue to be top priorities for us,” added DigitalOcean’s CEO, Mark Templeton. “Lysa’s leadership and experience leading people organizations at scale will help us better serve our employees, candidates, and ultimately, the developer community at large.”Do you know of any other companies onboarding new executives? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.