Archives: Salesforce Alumni In The News


Telstra names muru-D chief as former Salesforce exec Julie Trell

Telstra has brought in overseas talent to take the reins at its start-up accelerator muru-D, with former Salesforce executive Julie Trell coming in to fill the spot vacated by muru-D co-founder Anne Parker.   Ms Trell spent 12 years as founding member of the Salesforce.com Foundation  Read the source article at The Australian


Molly Graham is taking on a top ops role at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Silicon Valley executive Molly Graham has been hired as VP of operations at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, rounding out another key leadership role at the huge philanthropic fund created by Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.   Read the source article at Re/code



.@FinancialForce Appoints Tod Nielsen CEO and President

FinancialForce has appointed Tod Nielsen CEO and President to steer the company through the next stage of aggressive growth. Nielsen was formerly EVP of Platform at Salesforce, and CEO of Heroku (before the Salesforce acquisition). Read the source article at Cloud ERP Software for Salesforce


Emergence Capital Names Former #Salesforce Exec Doug Landis as Growth Partner

Landis brings more than fifteen years of experience helping train and scale world class enterprise sales organizations at leading companies including Google, Salesforce and most recently Box. He spent five years at Salesforce, leading Corporate Sales Productivity. Read the source article at Send Press Releases with GlobeNewswire




Stitch Fix has Hired Top Salesforce Engineering Exec Cathy Polinsky as CTO

Stitch Fix has hired Salesforce engineering SVP Cathy Polinsky as its new chief technology officer. Polinsky joins five-year-old Stitch Fix from Salesforce, where she has spent the last seven years. The startup’s executive team is now three-quarters women. Yes, that’s a rarity. Read the source article at Re/code


Marketo Names Former #Salesforce Exec, Steve Lucas, as Chief Executive Officer

Marketo announced that it has hired Steve Lucas as its new CEO. Lucas joins Marketo from his role as President, Enterprise Platform & Analytics, at SAP. Lucas also drove early Force.com growth and ecosystem expansion at Salesforce as senior vice president, Platform Marketing & Force.com. Read the source article at tmcnet.com