Salesforce Leadership


Tony Prophet

Chief Equality Officer


Tony Prophet is the Chief Equality and Recruiting Officer at Salesforce. In his role, he guides global recruiting programs with an inclusive lens at every step and works to build a workplace that reflects the diverse communities it serves while furthering Equality for All. His team also leads the Ethical and Humane Use of Technology initiative to ensure our technology not only drives the success of our customers, but also drives positive social change and improves the lives of people around the world. Prophet is a board member of College Track.

Previously, Prophet held senior executive product marketing roles at Microsoft, including corporate vice president of Windows Marketing, where he was responsible for Windows and Internet Explorer brands. He was also co-executive sponsor of Blacks at Microsoft and founding executive of BlackLight, an organization empowering Black marketers at Microsoft.

Prior to Microsoft, he led worldwide printing and PC operations for Hewlett-Packard; before that, he led worldwide operations for Carrier Corporation (a United Technologies Business). Previously, he was also a partner with Booz Allen Hamilton.

Throughout his career, Prophet has worked as a champion for human rights and social justice, including protecting the rights of young workers, educating women workers on health issues in developing countries, improving schools for children of migrant workers, and addressing the root causes of migratory worker flows. He is also passionate about community service, focusing on ensuring low-income teens get college educations, as well as improving healthcare for children and HIV-positive women in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Prophet holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Engineering from General Motors Institute and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.