Salesforce Leadership


Nathalie Scardino

Interim Chief People Officer, Salesforce


Nathalie Scardino is the interim Chief People Officer at Salesforce. She oversees Salesforce’s global people strategy, which engages Salesforce’s tens of thousands of employees and drives business value for its customers, partners, and millions of Trailblazers around the world.

Most recently, Nathalie served as the company’s head of recruiting, onboarding, and employee learning — a unique role focused on the full candidate lifecycle from recruiting and onboarding to ongoing employee development and upskilling. With more than a decade of experience at Salesforce, Nathalie has played a vital role in key company milestones, including the Racial Equality and Justice Task Force designed to accelerate the company’s equality efforts.

Prior to joining Salesforce, Nathalie worked in sales at Reed Elsevier (now RELX Group) eventually moving into executive search focused on the technology and digital transformation practice. She was responsible for identifying C-suite and senior-level leadership talent, in addition to driving succession planning for both public and early stage companies. Nathalie serves on the board of San Francisco Youth Theatre, a nonprofit transforming communities through accessible opportunities in theater arts creation, education, and performance. Nathalie holds a B.A. (Hons) from Goldsmiths, University of London, and lives in San Francisco with her husband and their two sons.