Dan Bognar joined Salesforce in April 2012. Dan is currently serving as Executive Vice President, Head of Strategy & Planning, Asia Pacific. This encompasses responsibilities across for Strategic Business Planning, Operational Excellence and Business Insights, Strategic Initiatives, and developing a consistent Graduate Program experience.
Prior to this role, Dan led the Solutions Engineering organisation for Salesforce across Asia Pacific and International (EMEA, UK and LATAM).
Dan brings more than 30+ years of technology sales, CRM domain expertise, business consulting and management experience to his role at salesforce. He is a recognised thought leader and is routinely sought after by the media and industry analysts.
Previously he led the Financial Services Industry Business Unit at Oracle across Asia Pacific and Japan for. Prior to that, Dan worked at Siebel Systems leading their Public Sector and Financial Services solution consulting across Asia Pacific. He also worked at PwC as a technology consultant, leading technology engagements in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia.
Dan holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Commerce from University of New South Wales. He is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Dan is currently serving as an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of Psychology and Public Health at La Trobe University in Australia. He has previously sat on the Advisory Board for the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC), within La Trobe University.
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Working closely with the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) at La Trobe University, we have developed a smartphone app that parents can use to detect the early signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).