Chris Makkreel leads the Canadian engineering team at salesforce.com, responsible for advancing the company’s cloud computing strategy, customer success, and growing the customer base in regards to technology. As the leader in enterprise cloud computing with a proven track record of social and mobile innovation, salesforce.com is empowering companies to connect with their customers, partners, employees and products in entirely new ways.Through a combination of Domestic and International assignments, Chris has gained valuable insight into the cloud computing architecture frameworks that are now driving our industry. Chris has a deep understanding of Salesforce.com’s real-time, multitenant architecture, the company’s platform and apps that gives customers the tools to create a social front office and revolutionize the way they sell, service, market, collaborate, work and innovate.
Chris joined salesforce.com in March 2005 from IBM, where he served in a variety of roles focused on delivering IT solutions for enterprise computing. Chris graduated from the University of Western Ontario and Nipissing University with Bachelor Degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration.