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The list of Dreamforce speakers is a veritable who's who of inspiring leaders, thinkers, and innovators, and next year will be no different as each of our amazing speakers will share perspectives and knowledge that will shape the future. Sign up to get notified when registration opens for 2017.
Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates

Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Along with Bill, she shapes and approves the foundation's strategies...

Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff

Chairman and CEO, Salesforce

Marc Benioff is chairman and CEO of Salesforce. One of the pioneers of cloud computing, Benioff founded the company in 1999...

Mary T. Barra

Mary T. Barra

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company

Mary Barra is Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Company. Barra was elected Chairman of the GM Board...

Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis

Representative of the 5th Congressional District of Georgia

Often called "one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced," Congressman John Lewis has...

Deborah Dugan

Deborah Dugan

CEO, (RED)

Deborah Dugan is the Chief Executive Officer of (RED). (RED) was founded in 2006 by Bono and Bobby Shriver to engage businesses...

Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins

Life and Business Strategist

Tony Robbins is an entrepreneur, best selling author, philanthropist, and the nations #1 Life and Business Strategist...

Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts

Co-Anchor, ABC’s “Good Morning America”

Robin Roberts is co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Under her leadership, the broadcast has won...

will.i.am

will.i.am

Global Music Artist, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

will.i.am is a multi-faceted entertainer and front man of the Black Eyed Peas, producer and creative innovator who...

Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi

House Democratic Leader

Nancy Pelosi is the Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives in the 114th Congress...

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

Entrepreneur

Since the age of 12, Mark has been a natural businessman. Selling garbage bags door to door...

Chris Sacca

Chris Sacca

Founder and Chairman, Lowercase Capital

Chris Sacca is the founder and chairman of Lowercase Capital, reported to be one of the most successful venture funds...

Christy Turlington Burns

Christy Turlington Burns

Founder, Every Mother Counts

Christy Turlington Burns is a mother, social entrepreneur, model, and founder of the maternal health organization...

Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP

Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP

Founder & CEO, Center for Youth Wellness

A pioneer in the field of medicine, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has earned international attention for her innovative approach...

Captain Scott Kelly

Captain Scott Kelly

Astronaut, NASA

Back from his historic record-breaking Year In Space, NASA astronaut Captain Scott Kelly has laid the groundwork...

Captain Mark Kelly

Captain Mark Kelly

Astronaut, NASA

Highly decorated American astronaut, Captain Mark Kelly continues to secure his place in history, partnering with his identical twin brother, Scott...

Billie Jean King

Billie Jean King

Sports Icon & Humanitarian

Named one of the “100 Most Important Americans of the 20th Century” by Life magazine and a 2009 recipient of the Presidential...

Robin L. Washington

Robin L. Washington

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Ms. Washington joined Gilead, a global biopharmaceutical company, in 2008 and is currently Executive Vice President ...

Geoffrey West

Geoffrey West

Distinguished Professor & Former President, Santa Fe Institute

Geoffrey West is Distinguished Professor and former President of the Santa Fe Institute, and Associate Fellow of Oxford...

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter

CEO of New America

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the President and CEO of New America and the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita ...

Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman

Author, Emotional Intelligence and Psychologist

Psychologist and author of Emotional Intelligence and Focus Daniel Goleman has transformed the way the world educates children...

Lilly Ledbetter

Lilly Ledbetter

Equal Pay for Equal Work, Activist

Crusader for women’s rights in the workplace and namesake of the Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. Author of Grace and Grit...

Amanda Kahlow

Amanda Kahlow

CEO and Founder, 6sense

Amanda is passionate about bringing the power of predictive marketing and sales intelligence to B2B enterprise...

Bright Simons

Bright Simons

President, Mpedigree

Bright Simons is president of the mPedigree Network, where he pioneered a system that allows ...

George Colony

George Colony

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Forrester

As founder, chairman, and CEO of Forrester, George is one of the most influential thought leaders in the world of business...

Scott Farquhar

Scott Farquhar

Co-founder and Co-CEO, Atlassian

Scott Farquhar is the co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian, a collaboration software company that helps teams organize, discuss...

Constance Mudenda

Constance Mudenda

(RED) Ambassador and AIDS activist

Constance “Connie” Mudenda is a (RED) Ambassador and AIDS Activist. She uses her own experiences to help others fight stigma, encourage people...

Larry Brilliant, MD MPH DSc

Larry Brilliant, MD MPH DSc

Chairman, Skoll Global Threats Fund

Dr. Larry Brilliant is a pioneering physician, visionary technologist, global philanthropist..

Shahrzad Rafati

Shahrzad Rafati

Founder & CEO, BroadbandTV

Shahrzad Rafati is the Founder and CEO of BroadbandTV, an innovative media and technology company...

Jeff Lawson

Jeff Lawson

Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Twilio

Jeff is a serial inventor with over 15 years of entrepreneurial and product experience....

Bernard J. Tyson

Bernard J. Tyson

Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente

Bernard J. Tyson is the chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and Hospitals – known as Kaiser Permanente – one of...

Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert

Author of Eat Pray Love and Big Magic

Best-known for her 2006 runaway bestseller Eat Pray Love, Elizabeth Gilbert is unquestionably one of her generation’s most beloved...

Mark Dybul

Mark Dybul

Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

Mark Dybul is the Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria....

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Jean-Pascal Tricoire

Chairman and CEO, Schneider Electric

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, 52 years old, joined Schneider Electric in 1986. He was appointed President...

Dana Mcilwain

Dana Mcilwain

Chief Administrative Officer & Global Operations Leader, PwC

Dana Mcilwain is the Chief Administrative Officer and Operations Leader for the PwC network...

Carolyn Porco

Carolyn Porco

Planetary Scientist & Cassini Imaging Team lead, UC Berkeley

Carolyn Porco is a planetary scientist, the leader of the imaging science team on the Cassini mission presently in orbit around Saturn....

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

CEO & Founder, Joyus, Founder, theBoardlist

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is a leading technology executive and entrepreneur. She is currently...

Alan Murray

Alan Murray

Chief Content Officer, TIME Inc, Editor in Chief, Fortune

Alan Murray is Chief Content Officer of Time Inc. In this role, Alan oversees Time Inc.’s editorial policies and standards...

Vicki Huff

Vicki Huff

Global and US New Business Leader, PwC

With more than 25 years of experience in helping technology companies innovate and execute growth strategies....

Godfrey R. Sullivan

Godfrey R. Sullivan

Chairman of the Board, Splunk

Godfrey R. Sullivan has served as a member of our board of directors since 2008 and Chairman since...

Clara Shih

Clara Shih

CEO and founder, Hearsay

Clara Shih is CEO and founder of Hearsay Social, the complete client engagement platform that enables ...

Pardis Sabeti, MD D.Phil.

Pardis Sabeti, MD D.Phil.

Computational Biologist, Harvard University

Dr. Pardis Sabeti is an Associate Professor at the Center for Systems Biology and Department of Organismic and....

Payal Kadakia

Payal Kadakia

Co-founder and CEO, ClassPass

Payal Kadakia is the CEO and Co-Founder of ClassPass, a monthly membership program...

Nishan Degnarain

Nishan Degnarain

Oceans Chair, World Economic Forum

Nishan Degnarain chairs a Special Initiative on Oceans at the World Economic Forum. He has built...

Jen Pahlka

Jen Pahlka

Founder, Code for America

Jennifer Pahlka is the founder and executive director of Code for America, a national non-profit that believes....

Sarah Kate Ellis

Sarah Kate Ellis

President & CEO, GLADD

Sarah Kate Ellis was named President & CEO of GLAAD in January 2014 after a successful career as an award-winning media executive...

Jeffrey Bluestone, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Bluestone, Ph.D.

CEO & President, Parker Instititute for Cancer Immunotherapy

Jeffrey Bluestone, PhD is CEO and President, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and the A.W...

Leila Janah

Leila Janah

Founder & CEO, Sama and LXMI

Leila Janah is the Founder and CEO of Sama and LXMI, two companies recently highlighted on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies...

Dr. Atul Butte MD, PhD.

Dr. Atul Butte MD, PhD.

Professor of Pediatrics, Director of the Institute for Computational Health Sciences, UCSF

Atul Butte, MD, PhD is the inaugural Director of the Institute of Computational Health Sciences (ICHS) at the University of California, San Francisco, and a Professor of...

Claire Hughes Johnson

Claire Hughes Johnson

Chief Operating Officer, Stripe

Claire is responsible for scaling Stripe’s worldwide business operations to meet the needs of its rapidly-growing user base...

Tom Davenport

Tom Davenport

Distinguished Professor, Babson College

Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College...

Boyan Slat

Boyan Slat

CEO and Founder, The Ocean Cleanup

Boyan Slat (1994) is a Dutch inventor and entrepreneur who creates technologies to solve societal problems...

Rich Fernandez

Rich Fernandez

Co-founder , Wisdom Labs

Rich is co-founder of Wisdom Labs, a learning solutions company focused on activating the art and science...

Professor Cheryl Dissanayake

Professor Cheryl Dissanayake

Director, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University

Professor Dissanayake is the Founding Director of Australia’s first research centre dedicated to ASDs established...

Scot Chisholm

Scot Chisholm

CEO & Co-founder, Classy

Scot is the CEO & Co-Founder of Classy, the world's leading fundraising platform for nonprofit organizations...

Tracy Young

Tracy Young

CEO and Co-Founder, PlanGrid

Tracy is the CEO and co-founder of PlanGrid. Tracy has a degree in Construction Engineering Management...

Douglas McCauley

Douglas McCauley

Professor of Marine Science, UC Santa Barbara

Douglas McCauley began his career as a fisherman in the Port of Los Angeles. Eventually he migrated to marine science...

Julie Packard

Julie Packard

Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Julie Packard is founding executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Based on a lifelong passion for science...

Marc J. Francis

Marc J. Francis

Co-Director , Walk With Me

MARC J. FRANCIS is an award-winning filmmaker whose films have been shown throughout the world in cinemas and on television....

Pattie Sellers

Pattie Sellers

Executive Director of Fortune, MPW Summits and Live Content, Time Inc.

Pattie Sellers co-founded Fortune Most Powerful Women (MPW), which began in 1998 as an annual ranking of the top women in business...

Miguel Helft

Miguel Helft

San Francisco Bureau Chief, Forbes

San Francisco bureau chief at Forbes, Miguel has been covering the tech industry from...

Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D.

Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D.

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Affectiva

Rana el Kaliouby, PhD, is co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, the pioneer in emotion-aware technology, the next frontier of Artificial Intelligence...

Linden Tibbets

Linden Tibbets

CEO, IFTTT

Linden is co-founder and CEO of IFTTT, a platform that helps your products and services...

Cheryl L. Dorsey

Cheryl L. Dorsey

President, Echoing Green

Cheryl Dorsey is a pioneer in the social entrepreneurship movement, and the President of Echoing Green, a global organization...

Donnel Baird

Donnel Baird

CEO, BlocPower

Donnel Baird is the founder of BlocPower, a tech startup based in New York City. BlocPower develops portfolios...

Dr. Josephine Barbaro

Dr. Josephine Barbaro

Research Fellow, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University, Australia

Research Fellow Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, La Trobe University, Australia...

Plum Village Monastics

Plum Village Monastics

The Zen Monks and Nuns of the Plum Village Monastery

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Kerry A. Dolan

Kerry A. Dolan

Assistant Managing Editor, Forbes

Kerry A. Dolan is an Assistant Managing Editor at Forbes magazine responsible for coverage of wealth and philanthropy...

Isabella Kirkland

Isabella Kirkland

Artist and Research Associate, California Academy of Sciences

Born to be an artist in 1954, Isabella Kirkland grew up Richmond, VA. She attended Guilford College, Virginia Commonwealth...

Adam Lashinsky

Adam Lashinsky

Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune

Adam Lashinsky manages technology coverage for Fortune and is the author of the 2012 bestselling book Inside Apple...

Join Salesforce executives, partners, and industry-leading customers to learn how the Salesforce Customer Success Platform is helping companies connect to their customers in a whole new way.
AI is the next great technology disruption transforming how we live and work, and Salesforce Einstein is the first comprehensive AI platform for CRM. Join John Ball, GM of Salesforce Einstein, along with some of Salesforce's most innovative customers, to see how they're getting smarter and more predictive about their customers. 
In today’s competitive environment, sales teams must connect with customers in new ways and become Sales Trailblazers to achieve sales success and develop deeper customer relationships. Companies must empower every sales rep to sell smarter, sell faster and sell the way they want to drive maximum sales productivity. Join Adam Blitzer, GM & EVP of Sales Cloud, and top executives at Amazon Web Services and Musicians On Call to learn how Salesforce for Sales helps companies drive revenue from prospect to advocate. Learn about the latest Salesforce technologies and best practices you can use to maintain your sales edge.
Today's customers are more connected than ever before, and customer service is on the front lines of delivering on customer expectations. Whether you're optimizing your operations or transforming your business, your customers expect you to deliver proactive service on every new channel as it emerges. Join Mike Milburn, GM & SVP of Service Cloud, and executives from Coca-Cola and the National Domestic Violence Hotline to learn how you can deliver service for today's mobile-first world.
Marketing is the sum of all interactions with your brand. In a world where customer experience is king, relevant and contextual interactions are the keys to the kingdom. Join Bryan Wade, CPO & SVP of Marketing Cloud, and special guests to discover an evolution in marketing that puts the customer at the center of every experience with your brand -- from awareness and acquisition, to retention. Hear how the world's most innovative companies, including Change.org, MasterCard, and Dunkin' Brands, are getting smarter and more predictive about their customers, creating seamless 1-to-1 customer journeys.
Small and Medium businesses are nimble and can quickly adapt to the changing expectations of their customers. But businesses looking to grow can’t scale how they deliver amazing experiences using spreadsheets and disparate point solutions. Hear from customer trailblazers to see how Salesforce helps them solve the challenges they face today and prepare for the growth they expect tomorrow. You’ll be amazed how easy it is to grow your business with a platform that scales as you need it!
Apps have never been more critical in our lives and our work, and everything and everyone is connected. This app revolution has given rise to a global renaissance for developers. At the same time, our digital experiences are often disconnected and new apps frequently lag expectations. Join Srini Tallapragada, President, Technology at Salesforce, in this year's Developer Keynote, to learn how to build apps faster, smarter and for the future, today.
Every day is an adventure when you’re a Salesforce Administrator. You spend your days in the cloud and on the ground in a quest to become more efficient and more effective. You’re passionate about productivity and using innovative technology to create positive and lasting impact for your customers, your company and the community. Join Mike Rosenbaum, EVP CRM Applications, Kris Lande, Sr. Director Admin Marketing, and Mike Gerholdt, Sr. Manager Admin Evangelism, on an adventure with fellow Trailblazers as we discover new ways to use technology to go faster, get smarter and go further.
In every industry, cracks in traditional businesses models are widening. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in the financial services industry where FinTech disruptors and nonbanks are now competing with impressively differentiated customer experiences. In this keynote, join industry trailblazers Jeff Dailey, CEO of Farmers Insurance, and Cathy Bessant, Chief Operations & Technology Officer at Bank of America, to hear how Salesforce is helping their companies get more predictive about their customers to personalize relationships at scale. Plus watch live demonstrations of the new Salesforce Financial Services Cloud, the world’s #1 CRM, reinvented for financial services.
Quip's Living Documents change the way people work by seamlessly combining communication and content in a single experience , extending the power of the Customer Success Platform. Hear Bret Taylor, Quip Founder and CEO, explain how Salesforce's latest acquisition enables the next generation of team productivity.
Come learn about the newest Salesforce Cloud! The Commerce Cloud. In the world of commerce today, buyers dictate the terms of engagement with retailers. To compete, retailers must effectively extend their value proposition and brand experience beyond the physical and virtual four walls to wherever and whenever their customers demand. Come join us to learn about how the Commerce Cloud is empowering leading brands to thrive in today’s disruptive and complex operating environment. Learn how brands like Hot Topic, vineyard vines, Lush Cosmetics, and many others are engaging with their customers and delivering rich and engaging experiences across all channels: web, mobile, social, and store.
The Salesforce partner ecosystem is a powerful force. As the world’s largest, and most connected Cloud ecosystem, we come together to drive customer transformation and innovation in whole new ways. Join Tyler Prince, EVP, WW Alliances & GTM Innovation, and gain insights into partner success, market opportunities and other initiatives that empower Salesforce and partners to continue blazing trails of customer transformation and success.
Technology is transforming how we work and live today. The Cloud, Apps, Mobile and AI have revolutionized the way we connect with the world, and your customers and employees now expect a smart and connected experience. But many IT teams are challenged with a lack of developers to build new solutions and are held back by legacy systems and infrastructure. How will you stay ahead? Join Adam Seligman, EVP App Cloud, to hear how leaders from Eli Lilly, Teach for America, and Zenefits are using visual development tools, open development frameworks and machine learning to empower users, admins and developers to work smarter together and transform how IT operates. 
Learn about how you can get smarter about your customers and blaze new trails with Analytics Cloud. Hear from experts at Salesforce, partners, and customers about how the latest innovations in Wave Apps are supercharging every function and industry. Then get to the future faster with the incredible capabilities of Smart Data Discovery and Autonomous Analytics with BeyondCore, the latest addition to the Salesforce Analytics Cloud.
Communities and portals connect your customers, partners and employees with the people and information they need, whenever and wherever they need it. By combining engaging design with simple, intuitive access to business systems, companies can create incredibly productive and rewarding online experiences. Come join Community Cloud GM Mike Micucci and top Salesforce customers to learn about Lightning Bolt - a new framework for building tailored digital experiences faster than ever. And see how leading Salesforce partners, such as Accenture, Deloitte and PwC, have created pre-built Bolt solutions to help customers quickly address a variety of business needs.
How do you create real business value from the Internet of Things? Join us to hear from IoT Cloud EVP Woodson Martin and Emerson CIO Todd Finders on how Salesforce is bridging the gap between devices and people while making IoT accessible to every business user.