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PayScale Appoints Adrianna Burrows to Chief Marketing Officer

Seattle, WA – January 9, 2020 – Today, PayScale, Inc., the world’s leading provider of cloud-based compensation software and data, announced the company hired Adrianna Burrows as Chief Marketing Officer. Burrows will be responsible for driving all aspects of marketing across PayScale, as the company continues its rapid growth under the leadership of new CEO, Scott Torrey. The appointment of Burrows is part of PayScale’s broader initiative to expand its senior leadership as the company charts a course to provide new, innovative compensation solutions to even more customers.

“As we embark on this next chapter of PayScale’s growth, we recognize the need for stellar marketing leadership in order to reach both our current and our potential new customers in a meaningful way,” said PayScale CEO Scott Torrey. “Adrianna has a proven track record in the areas of product marketing, digital marketing, branding and global communications, making her the right person to head up our marketing program. I’m thrilled to have Adrianna join our leadership team as PayScale expands its footprint both within the U.S. and abroad.”

Burrows has more than 20 years of experience managing a full scope of marketing functions at several cutting-edge technology firms. Most recently, she served as Chief Marketing Officer at Cornerstone OnDemand, a leading talent management and human capital management company, where she was responsible for worldwide marketing and demand generation. Burrows was also Chief Marketing Officer at Stack Overflow, an online community for developers, where she currently serves as a member on the company’s Board of Directors. In addition, Burrows held the position of General Manager of Windows Marketing at Microsoft for six years where she led the division’s worldwide marketing and communications strategy. Prior to joining Microsoft, Burrows spent 13 years at the global PR agency, Waggener Edstrom.

“This is clearly an incredible time to join PayScale. The company is experiencing rapid growth as more and more companies realize the value of using data-driven insights to manage their biggest asset – their people,” said Burrows. “I’m looking forward to working with the executive team at PayScale to reach more customers in new industries and market segments as the company continues to develop more solutions designed to better attract and retain the best talent.”

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PayScale offers modern compensation software and the most precise, real-time, data-driven insights for employees and employers alike. More than 8,000 customers, from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, use PayScale to power pay decisions for more than 23 million employees. These companies include Encana, Patagonia, The New York Times, Sunsweet, T-Mobile, United Health Group, Wendy’s and Perry Ellis. For more information, please visit: or follow PayScale on Twitter:

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As the industry leader in compensation data and technology, PayScale helps organizations #getpayright. PayScale is the only technology solution for managing compensation that provides multiple streams of fresh, transparently curated, and validated salary data. Combined with modeling engines that learn continuously and generate recommendations and insight, PayScale empowers HR to price jobs and adjust compensation to reflect near real-time changes in the market — all on one trusted data platform. With PayScale’s Adaptive Compensation Advantage, teams operate with efficiency, focused on outcomes rather than manual data management. To learn how companies like The Washington Post, Perry Ellis International, United Healthcare and The New York Times rely on PayScale to attract and retain top talent, engage employees and plan their future workforce, visit

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