Mark J. Hawkins
Effective February 2021, Mr. Hawkins serves as President and CFO Emeritus Advisor for Salesforce.com, Inc., a provider of enterprise cloud computing solutions with a focus on customer relationship management. Mr. Hawkins served as President of Salesforce from August 2016 to January 2021, and as Chief Financial Officer from August 2014 to January 2021. He served as Executive Vice President of Salesforce from August 2014 to August 2016. Mr. Hawkins previously served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Principal Financial Officer of Autodesk, Inc., a provider of three-dimensional design, engineering and entertainment software, from April 2009 to July 2014. From April 2006 to April 2009, Mr. Hawkins served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance & Information Technology at Logitech International S.A., a global provider of personal computer and tablet accessories. From January 2000 to March 2006, Mr. Hawkins served as Vice President of Finance for Dell Inc.’s Worldwide Procurement and Logistics organization, as well as Vice President of Finance for Dell Inc.’s U.S. Home Segment. Before joining Dell Inc., Mr. Hawkins spent nearly 19 years at Hewlett-Packard Company, a global IT company, where he held a variety of finance and business management roles. Mr. Hawkins also serves on the board of directors of Toast, Inc., a cloud-based restaurant software company, and Plex Systems, Inc., a provider of cloud-delivered smart manufacturing solutions.
The board selected Mr. Hawkins to serve as a director because of his decades of executive management experience with leading finance organizations at global software and technology companies, as well as his expertise in providing leadership and insight in finance, global operations and merger and acquisition activities.