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Jo-ann Olsovsky

EVP & CIO - Salesforce


Joann Olsovsky is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Salesforce. In this role, she oversees Salesforce’s global IT organization including technology strategy,
applications, infrastructure, enterprise operations, architecture, and program enablement.
Salesforce IT partners throughout Salesforce to ensure our platform delivers required business functionality, automation, mobility, and an engaging user experience.

Most recently, Joann was the CIO of BNSF Railway, supporting more than 2,000 global
locations and their North American rail network. During her 10 year tenure as CIO, she led
corporate strategy, operations research, data center operations, telecommunications, cyber
security, train control operations, disruptive technologies practice, various functional business functions, and all application support (e.g. internally / commercially developed and SaaS business applications including the implementation of Salesforce in 2014).