Salesforce Leadership


Ebony Beckwith

Chief Philanthropy Officer and CEO of the Salesforce Foundation


As Chief Philanthropy Officer and CEO of the Salesforce Foundation, Ebony Beckwith fuels Salesforce’s philanthropic engine. She is responsible for the company’s philanthropic investment strategy, overseeing a global team that fosters a culture of giving back and directing hundreds of millions of dollars in grants focused on education and workforce development programs. Additionally, she leads Salesforce’s community response to hyper-relevant issues, including COVID-19, and co-leads a task force committed to racial equality and justice.

Ebony extends her leadership through her service on the boards of the Warriors Community Foundation, Hamilton Families, and the Women’s Funding Network, and as an advisory board member for, Year Up Bay Area, and Women Who Code. She has been recognized as one of San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business and was also honored with the 2020 Powerful Women of the Bay Award.

Ebony holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Golden Gate University.