Gavin Patterson

President and Chief Revenue Officer, Salesforce

Gavin Patterson, is President & CEO International and Executive Chairman EMEA at Salesforce. Patterson served as Chief Executive of BT Group from 2013-19. During his tenure at BT, he completed the UK rollout of the superfast fibre and started the deployment ultrafast fibre. He led the £15billion acquisition of EE, launched BT Sport, expanded BT’s cyber security practice and championed BT’s social purpose agenda. He joined BT in 2004 as MD Consumer and joined the board as CEO BT Retail in 2008. Prior to BT, he spent four years at Virgin Media and nine years at Procter & Gamble. Patterson is a Non-Executive Director at British Airways plc, the APAX backed AI business Fractal and a Trustee of the British Museum. He graduated from Cambridge University with an MEng in Chemical Engineering.