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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