Brent Hyder

President, Chief People Officer

 

Brent Hyder oversees Salesforce’s Employee Success department, which is on the front lines of making sure Salesforce’s award-winning culture continues to thrive and is dedicated to hiring and engaging the company's incredible team of more than 45,000 employees.

Before joining Salesforce in September 2019, Hyder spent 15 years at Gap Inc. where he most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer. In this position, he oversaw all aspects of human resources, including the company’s equal pay, diversity and inclusion, succession planning, innovative talent management, and hiring initiatives. While at Gap, Hyder also led communications, global sustainability, and the Gap Foundation. In addition to his more than 20 years of HR experience, he has served as Chief Operating Officer of Gap Brand and Vice President, General Manager, and Representative Director of Gap Japan KK.

Hyder received his bachelor’s degree in retail management from Brigham Young University. He is also proud to be on the board of directors of Enterprise for Youth, a Bay Area nonprofit that helps under-resourced youth reach their potential through transformative paid internship experiences.