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Mark Hawkins, Former President & CFO, Salesforce will share his experience

Mark Hawkins, Former President & CFO of Salesforce will share his experiences.


Mark Hawkins has more than 35 years of experience with leading finance organizations at global software and technology companies including Salesforce, Autodesk, Logitech, Dell, and Hewlett-Packard.

As President and Chief Financial Officer at Salesforce from 2014-2021, Hawkins was responsible for leading the company’s global finance organization and was a member of the company’s executive committee. In February of 2021, Hawkins was named President and CFO Emeritus at Salesforce and served in this capacity until November of 2021.

During Hawkins’ tenure, Salesforce’s market capitalization valuation increased from $33 billion to over $296 billion and the company not only entered the Fortune 500 but also the Dow Jones 30 Industrial index.

Prior to his time at Salesforce, Hawkins served as CFO and Executive Vice President at Autodesk, leading the company’s global finance, information technology, and procurement organizations. From 2006 to 2009, he was CFO and Senior Vice President of Finance & IT at Logitech International SA. From 2000 to 2006, Hawkins served as Vice President of Finance for Dell’s worldwide procurement and logistics organization, as well as Vice President of Finance for Dell’s U.S. Home Segment. Prior to Dell, Hawkins spent over 18 years at Hewlett-Packard where he held a variety of finance and business management roles, including a two-year posting in Europe. He also served on HP’s board of directors in Japan and China.

Currently, Hawkins is a member of the Board of Directors at Cloudflare, Toast, Plaid, DataRobot and Secureworks. He sits on the NYSE Listed Company Advisory Board and is a founding member of the USA Chapter of The Prince of Wales’ Accounting for Sustainability Project CFO Leadership Network and Chairs the A4S Global Advisory Council. He holds an MBA in finance from the University of Colorado and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Hawkins Received the San Francisco Bay Area CFO Lifetime Achievement Award and was inducted into the CFO Hall of Fame.

Event Details:

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
5:30 PM Networking
6:30 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Speaker
8:15 PM Networking

Members/Partners: Free
Qualified Guests: $135 See if you can be a free guest, email Micky
(Will apply guest fee to your membership fee if joining with 30 days)

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Masks are not mandatory but welcomed.

Registration closes at 10am the day of the event.

Meal Type

Dinner Buffet


Registration Policy

  • Qualified Potential Members may attend once as a guest and one additional time with guest fee (which may be applied to membership fee within 60 days).
  • Scholarship Alumni winners can attend once a year for free.
  • Non-members who do not qualify for membership may attend once a year, must be referred by an active member and pay the guest fee.
  • Partners may invite guests in accordance with the Partner Arrangement.


CPE Credits

One (1.0) CPE credit available. Field of Study: TBA

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