New technologies must create jobs, not destroy them
Every industrial revolution ushers in progress along with disruptions, writes the President of Salesforce.
Co-Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Salesforce. In June 2013, joined as Vice-Chairman, President and Director; from February 2016, Chief Operating Officer. Has managed sales, consulting, and engineering teams for nearly 30 years, with a focus on business transformation. Formerly, Oracle’s Executive Vice-President, North America Sales and Consulting, leading a multi-billion-dollar sales and services business unit. Began career at Booz Allen Hamilton as a Senior Consultant. Member: Business Roundtable; Wall Street Journal CEO Council; and American Heart Association CEO Roundtable. Governor, World Economic Forum Information Technology Community. Serves on: Board of Trustees, Carnegie-Mellon University; Advisory Board, Carnegie-Mellon University Heinz Graduate School; Board of Trustees, Concord Museum. Recognized by Business Insider as one of the 100 People Transforming Business. February 2018, co-established the Block Center for Technology and Society at Carnegie-Mellon, which will create meaningful plans of action to ensure emerging technologies can be harnessed for social good, are more inclusive, and improve quality of life. Involved with Boston Partners in Education, a non-profit focused on enhancing the academic achievement and personal growth of Boston’s public school students. BSc in Information Systems and MSc in Management and Policy Analysis, Carnegie-Mellon University.