Salesforce Leadership


Parker Harris

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Salesforce


Parker Harris is Co-Founder and CTO of Salesforce, and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He oversees Salesforce’s technology vision and architecture.

Parker is passionate about the power of cloud computing and its ability to help organizations digitally transform and become more customer-centric. Since co-founding Salesforce in 1999, Parker has had an indelible impact on the company — driving its technology strategy, shaping the award-winning culture, and fostering an ecosystem of Trailblazers across the globe. Parker has spearheaded many technology initiatives at Salesforce — notably, Hyperforce, the Salesforce Platform and Lightning Experience

Before Salesforce, Parker co-founded cloud computing company Left Coast Software and worked at Metropolis Software, a pioneer in field sales force automation.

Parker has a B.A. in English literature from Middlebury College.