Ebony Beckwith

by Edward Cates
Ebony Beckwith
Chief Philanthropy Officer & Chief Executive Officer, Salesforce Foundation
Serves on Board of Directors for: Poshmark, Inc.

Ebony Beckwith is the Chief Philanthropy Officer at Salesforce and CEO of the Salesforce Foundation.

At Salesforce, Beckwith is responsible for the company’s philanthropic investment strategy, overseeing a global team that fosters a culture of giving back and directing hundreds of millions of dollars in grants focused on education and workforce development programs. Additionally, she leads Salesforce’s community response to hyper-relevant issues, including COVID-19, and co-leads a task force committed to racial equality and justice.

Beckwith has been recognized as one of San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business and was honored with the 2020 Powerful Women of the Bay Award.

Beckwith serves on the boards of the Warriors Community Foundation and Hamilton Families and is also an advisory board member for PagerDuty.org and Year Up Bay Area.

Beckwith holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and an honorary doctorate of Humane Letters from Golden Gate University.

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