Ironclad appoints former Twilio exec as chief marketing officer


Leslie Henthornformer SVP of Corporate Marketing and Interim Chief Marketing Officer of Twilio, joins Ironclad to lead and grow its marketing organization

SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Battleshipthe leading digital contracting platform, today announced the hiring of Leslie Henthorn, former senior vice president of corporate marketing and acting chief marketing officer of Twilio, as the new chief marketing officer. Henthorn will focus on the company’s premium marketing strategy as the company enters its next stage of growth.

Henthorn joins the growing management team, which has added Leila Seka as Chief Operating Officer, Helen Wang as Chief Financial Officer, and Ambrosia Vertesi as Chief People Officer, all within the past year. In the same timeframe, Ironclad surpassed the billion contract milestone, grew its team by nearly 80%, and was recently named Best Workplace by Fortune Magazine.

“We have been incredibly intentional with the growth of our leadership team, ensuring that we consciously grow our COO team in line with our overall vision, at the right times,” said Jason Boehmig, CEO and co-founder of Ironclad. “Leslie has deep expertise in developing and growing high-performing marketing teams, and has critical experience in managing a business growing from millions to billions. She is a world-class leader, and we are thrilled May she join us as we pursue our next phase of growth.”

During Henthorn’s tenure at Twilio, she helped grow the marketing team from less than 50 people to over 300, led the partner marketing and campaign teams, and ultimately built and grew her first global marketing organization. field marketing. Henthorn brings more than 16 years of marketing experience to Ironclad, as well as expertise in channel partnerships, operations and GTM programs from his time at Cisco Systems.

“Contracts are truly the final frontier of the enterprise technology stack – too often viewed as a hurdle that slows down your business. But by digitizing the entire end-to-end contracting process, Ironclad turns those challenges into opportunities. and unlocks incredible growth for its customers,” Henthorn said. “Between a sticky product market, an exceptional product, and a renowned management team, Ironclad is a standout leader in a historically underserved market. I’m thrilled to officially call myself a Cladiator and I’m thrilled to join the team at this remarkable time and continue to build on their success.”

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Ironclad is the #1 contract lifecycle management platform for innovative companies, powering billions of contracts each year. L’Oreal, Staples, Mastercard, and other leading innovators use Ironclad to collaborate and negotiate contracts, accelerate contracting while maintaining compliance, and turn contracts into essential business intelligence assets. It’s the only platform flexible enough to handle all types of contractual workflows, whether it’s a sales contract, an HR agreement or a complex NDA. Recently named one of the best companies to bet on for your career by Business Insider, the company is a leader on the Forrester wave for contract lifecycle management and is backed by top investors like Accel, Sequoia, Y Combinator and BOND. For more information, visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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