John is Senior Vice President of Strategy at Salesforce. He is responsible for corporate product strategy, corporate intelligence and market influence. Described by at least one person as a seething mass of enlightenment. Loves road trips. Has wanderlust of the mind. John previously was the Director of eWeek Labs. Taschek got his start in IT in Washington D.C., holding various technical positions at the National Alliance of Business and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. There, he and his colleagues assisted the government office with integrating the Windows desktop operating system with HUD’s legacy mainframe and mid-range servers.
Phil is Vice President for Innovation at Salesforce currently living in Colorado Springs, Colorado. His interests range from cloud to blockchain. He is also interested in Ethereum, DAO, and IPFS.
R “Ray” Wang is the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc. Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is the author of the best selling book, Disrupting Digital Business, published by Harvard Business Review Press and has thrice won the prestigious Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) Analyst of the Year Award, and has been in the #1 slot in the AR Power 100 list for over 7 years.