Asana, a leading work management platform for teams, today announced the appointment of Lorrie Norrington and Sydney Carey to its Board of Directors.
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“I’m thrilled to welcome both Lorrie and Sydney to Asana’s Board of Directors as we continue our leadership in redefining how teams and organizations achieve clarity of purpose, plan and responsibility so they can focus on the work that matters most,” said Dustin Moskovitz, CEO of Asana. “Their combined industry-leading expertise in operational and financial excellence, in addition to being deeply aligned with Asana’s mission and vision, are exceptional assets for Asana. I look forward to working closely with Lorrie and Sydney throughout our next stage of global growth.”
Norrington is a Board Member and Operating Partner at Lead Edge Capital and currently serves on the boards of Colgate-Palmolive, Autodesk, HubSpot, Eventbrite, BigCommerce and Signal Sciences. Prior to her current board roles, she ran the eBay Marketplace business globally, was the CEO of Shopping.com and was an EVP at Intuit where she led the Quicken and QuickBooks businesses. Norrington began her career at General Electric and spent 20 years leading their technology businesses, in addition to former board roles with Duo Security prior to the company’s acquisition by Cisco, Shopping.com, McAfee, Lucasfilm, Task Rabbit and DIRECTV. She has a BS from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
“Asana has played a pivotal role in creating, shaping and leading the work management category,” said Norrington. “In my experience, the most successful, and inspiring, companies are both customer and culture-first. Dustin and the entire team at Asana are changing how businesses around the world collaborate while embodying what it means to be a mission-driven company. I’m honored to contribute my passion for helping companies achieve scale through streamlined governance to Asana as they help teams around the world unlock their full collaboration potential.”
Carey has more than two decades of operational and strategic experience with extensive expertise in public markets, corporate finance and accounting, and public and pre-IPO company leadership, both as an executive and board member. Carey currently serves as the CFO for leading machine data analytics platform Sumo Logic. Prior to joining Sumo Logic, Carey served as CFO of Duo Security, Apttus, Zscaler, MongoDB and TIBCO. A San Francisco Business Times’ Bay Area CFO of the Year, Carey received her BA in Economics from Stanford University.
“Throughout my career, I’ve had the opportunity to lead a number of innovative and fast-growing SaaS companies,” said Carey. “Asana is not only at the forefront of an incredibly dynamic category, they’re truly defining how companies and teams work together to achieve great things. I’m excited to bring my experience of helping some of the world’s foremost SaaS companies navigate periods of hyper-growth and global scale to Asana.”
Last year, Asana completed its Series D and Series E funding rounds, bringing the company’s total valuation to $1.5 billion. Fueling its product innovation, earlier this year, Asana introduced Asana for Marketing and Creative Teams, an end-to-end solution for teams to manage their entire marketing and design process, and Workload, delivering more ways to plan and balance work across an organization’s most valuable assets — its teams. In Q1 2019, Asana announced the appointment of Anne Raimondi to its Board of Directors and recently announced the addition of Eleanor Lacey as its General Counsel and Head of Legal.
Asana helps teams organize and manage all of their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Asana has more than 70,000 paying organizations and millions of free organizations across 195 countries. Global customers such as AB-InBev, Airbnb, AllBirds, KLM Air France, Kohl’s, NASA, Panera, Sephora, Uber, Viessmann Group and Vox Media rely on Asana to manage everything from company objectives to digital transformation to product launches and marketing campaigns.