Dialpad Inc., the industry leader in AI-powered communication and collaboration, today announced the appointment of two executives; Morgan Norman as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Tasha Liniger as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). The executive appointments come on the heels of a tremendous year for Dialpad including a $126M Series-E funding round, partnership with T-Mobile for Business, and accelerated customer adoption. With these new appointments, Dialpad is well-equipped for rapid global expansion.
Morgan Norman joins Dialpad as CMO after serving as the Global Vice President of Corporate and Growth Marketing at RingCentral where he led brand and creative, e-commerce, field marketing and customer lifecycle. Prior to RingCentral, Norman served as CMO at Copper, SVP of Marketing and the Chief Creative Officer at both Netsuite and Zuora. Norman is returning to Dialpad where he led go-to-market and global marketing as CMO from 2015 to 2017. As an expert marketer and industry thought leader, Norman is well known for his fearless campaigns and creative, disruptive marketing strategies. Norman is experienced in marketing for both startups to scale-ups from $10M to IPO and has helped four companies grow to more than $1B in revenue. As Dialpad’s new CMO, Norman brings his disruptive nature to the company to drive large-scale brand awareness and solidify the company’s mission and vision for the future. By building a world-class end-to-end experience for the company’s global customer base, Dialpad will help the world reopen post-pandemic.
Tasha Liniger has rejoined Dialpad in her former role as CHRO after a year-long sabbatical. Prior to Dialpad, Liniger was a part of the founding team at BlueJeans as the Vice President of People where she helped expand the team globally and managed the company’s 100% year-over-year headcount growth. Before BlueJeans, Tasha led PeopleOps for Topspin Communications which was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2005. Post-acquisition, Tasha moved into Cisco’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) team where she helped execute on the company’s aggressive M&A strategy. She brings years of experience at hypergrowth companies to Dialpad where she plans to help the company expand in new global markets and scale beyond 1,000 employees, while also preserving Dialpad’s unique culture. Liniger’s appointment marks a critical expansion to the company’s leadership team as Dialpad continues to make ‘Work-From-Anywhere’ a core tenent of its mission and enables more flexible working arrangements.