Rajani Ramanathan
COO (EVP) of Technology & Products, Salesforce

Rajani has varied experiences, spanning from running her own companies in India to holding leadership positions in both small and large organizations in the US, with salesforce.com being her most recent position. In her most recent role as COO (EVP) of Technology & Products, her responsibilities spanned from delivering highly innovative products that resulted in a total quality experience for customers, while also ensuring every employee can do the best work of their careers. One of her initiatives to support the growth of the technology and products organization was highlighted in the Harvard Business Review. In 2014, she was awarded the YWCA TWIN (Tribute to Women and Industry) Award, which has long been considered one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious awards, honouring women who exemplify leadership excellence in executive-level positions. Currently she serves as an independant board member at ESI, a pioneer and world-leading player in virtual prototyping that take into account the physics of materials.