EVP and CIO
Ross has been the CIO for Salesforce since 2012. Ross is responsible for all internal applications, infrastructure, and associated services. Salesforce IT continues to push the envelope on extending enterprise applications to the cloud, both leveraging on Salesforce on Salesforce as well as 3rd party providers. Ross is focused on building the architecture, processes and organization to support Salesforce’s growth to $20B and beyond.
Under Ross’s leadership, Salesforce IT has expanded its cloud application footprint to over 85% cloud. Salesforce IT leverages on Agile delivery model, coupled with innovative employee-centric services like in office TechForce Bars, Concierge App and latest end user technology.
Prior to Salesforce, Ross spent twenty-two years at Accenture in a variety of IT delivery and leadership role for High Tech clients, including Cisco, EMC and Sun Microsystems.
Ross holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA. Ross was raised and lives in the Silicon Valley, starting his career as an intern at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View while in high school.