Ebony Beckwith

Chief Business Officer & Chief of Staff to Marc Benioff, Salesforce; CEO, Salesforce Foundation

Ebony Beckwith is Salesforce’s Chief Business Officer and Chief of Staff to Chair and Co-CEO, Marc Benioff. In this role, Ebony is responsible for aligning the company, operationalizing Salesforce's core values, and leading all strategic projects, relationships, and initiatives of the Office of the Co-CEO.

Additionally, she is CEO of the Salesforce Foundation, overseeing the company's global philanthropic strategy and response to relevant issues impacting our communities and culture, such as natural disasters, COVID-19, and racial equality.

Prior to Salesforce, Ebony spent nearly 15 years in technology leadership roles, most notably at WaMu and Providian Financial. She extends her expertise through her service on the boards of Poshmark and Warriors Community Foundation, and as an advisory board member for PagerDuty.org.

Ebony was born and raised in the Bay Area and holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Golden Gate University.


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