Running your business in the Cloud is becoming mainstream and offers enormous advantages. Hear how companies are taking advantage of the Cloud to increase IT output while simultaneously reducing infrastructure, application development and deployment costs. Learn how this new approach is enabling IT to do more with less by focusing on innovation, not infrastructure. Sponsored by Salesforce.com
Trae Chancellor joined salesforce.com as CIO in 2006. Under his leadership, the IT division successfully transitioned its operations to the ‘cloud’. Building on salesforce.com’s own platform as a service, force.com, Trae & his team deployed new automation systems that effectively supported the business as it grew from $400 million in annual revenue to $1 billion.
Today Trae serves as salesforce.com’s VP of Enterprise Strategy. In this role, Trae shares his experience of ‘taking it to the cloud’ with large enterprises, helping them construct best-practices model for how to successfully adopt cloud-based computing. Additionally, Trae will transform these best practices into market-meeting requirements for salesforce.com’s emerging applications & platform.
Prior to salesforce.com, Trae was V.P. of IT Application Engineering at PeopleSoft/Oracle. While there, he drove the implementation of enterprise client/server applications for the business. Trae also led the team responsible for merging J.D. Edwards’ IT environment into PeopleSoft.
As a pioneer in software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology and operational models, Trae was part of the original engineering team at ExpertCity (acquired by Citrix) who built GoToMyPC and GoToMeeting.
Trae holds a B.S. degree in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M.
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