President & Chief Product Officer
I lead Salesforce’s global product vision.
Day to Day
I try to split my time between customers and technology. Every day, I interact with at least one customer in order to make sure the company authentically understands what our customers need. The other half of my job revolves around technology. This mainly involves reviewing how projects are going. I'm also involved with deciding which technologies to invest in.
Skills & Qualities Beyond School
Having a spirit of lifelong learning is so valuable. Especially in the technology industry, embracing the fact that your tools are going to keep changing and you're going to keep learning is important for success.
Advice for Getting Started
Here's the first step for high school students
There are a lot of resources outside of the classroom that you can leverage to learn computer science concepts. I recommend starting with these to start building your skills and getting and introduction to the field.