Datasite Women Leaders Recognized

March 27, 2024 | Press Release

GC Patty Elias and CHRO Deb LaMere Receive Minnesota Awards 

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – March 18, 2024   Datasite, a leading SaaS platform used by enterprises globally to execute complex, strategic projects, today announced that two of its executive leaders have been recognized as top women business leaders in Minnesota.

The Minneapolis/St.Paul Business Journal named Datasite General Counsel Patty Elias as a winner of its 27th annual Woman in Business awards for the top Twin Cities business leaders, while Women We Admire recognized Datasite Chief Human Resources Officer Deb LaMere among the Top 50 Women Leaders of Minnesota, for a second time.

The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 27th annual Women in Business Awards honor top Twin Cities executives, nonprofit leaders, entrepreneurs and business owners for their professional successes and community involvement.

“It’s thrilling to be named a top woman business leader by this important local business publication,” said Patty Elias, General Counsel at Datasite. “Recognition like this not only underscores the importance of women’s voices in shaping the business landscape and strengthening our community, but also attests to Datasite’s commitment to an inclusive and inspiring future in the Twin Cities.”

Curated by Women We Admire, a membership organization comprised of accomplished women executives and leaders across the U.S. and Canada, the Top 50 Women Leaders of Minnesota celebrates women change-makers in Minnesota for their dedication and commitment to business and leadership.

“It’s a great honor to be included again among this list of impressive Minnesota leaders,” said Deb LaMere, CHRO at Datasite. “I am proud of Datasite’s continued commitment to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion within our own organization and beyond.”

This is Deb’s second time on the Top 50 Women Leaders of Minnesota, appearing previously in 2023.

Datasite and its leaders are frequently recognized for its leadership and expertise. Other awards that the company has received this year include a 2024 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Innovation Award and EDGE Assess recertification.

Dealmakers in more than 180 countries make their deals in Datasite, including 74 of the top 100 legal firms and all the top 20 global financial advisory firms. In 2023, Datasite facilitated more than a third of the top 100 global deals, including six of the top 10.

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