SUZANNE DIBIANCA

EXECUTIVE VP, CORPORATE RELATIONS & CHIEF PHILANTHROPY OFFICER, SALESFORCE, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Pioneering Salesforce's 1/1/1 concept; a way of compassionate capitalism

FACTS

PIONEERING THE SALESFORCE 1/1/1 MODEL

Suzanne was instrumental in building Salesforce to its global cloud leadership position and the leading and winning corporate culture and success it is today alongside Marc Benioff. Part of the success-story is what Salesforce calls the 1/1/1 concept; a way of compassionate capitalism.

CO-FOUNDING PLEDGE 1%

Suzanne was co-founding Pledge 1% to accelerate global integrated philanthropy. More than 2,000 companies have taken the pledge to dedicate 1% time, 1% product, 1% profit and/or 1% equity to improve the world.

EMBEDDING ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Embedding environmental sustainability into our operations, including our commitment to global operations running on 100% renewable energy and our recent milestones of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and providing a clean cloud for our customers.

SALESFORCE CERTIFICATION

“Salesforce is committed to preparing our vets for the digital jobs of the future and I’m proud that we’ve been able to provide free Salesforce certification for more than 5,000 vets who will bring new values and perspectives into the Salesforce ecosystem”.

BIOGRAPHY

Suzanne DiBianca is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations and Chief Philanthropy Officer of Salesforce. In this role, Suzanne leads Salesforce’s stakeholder strategy, including all corporate giving, community relations, and sustainability efforts.

 

Suzanne was previously co-founder and president of the Salesforce Foundation and Salesforce.org.

 

Under Suzanne’s leadership, Salesforce pioneered the 1-1-1 model of integrated corporate philanthropy, which dedicates 1% of Salesforce’s equity, employee time or product back into the community. Today, Salesforce serves as a successful model for corporate social responsibility, with hundreds of companies adopting this model through Pledge 1%.

 

Suzanne is a recognized leader in corporate philanthropy. She has been named one of Inside Philanthropy’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Philanthropy and is a member of the San Francisco Business Times’ Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business hall of fame.

She serves on the boards of Box.org, Classy, Inc., Tides, Twilio.org and the World Affairs Council’s Global Philanthropy Forum. Former board service includes Goodwill Industries, the San Francisco School Volunteers and Zynga.org.

 

Prior to joining Salesforce, Suzanne was a principal at CSC Consulting, where she led mergers, acquisitions, and technology implementations for Fortune 500 companies.

 

Before CSC, Suzanne was the marketing and program director for Partners for Democratic Change, an organization providing conflict management and dispute resolution training around the world.

 

Suzanne is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder.