Innovation Expert, Investor & Advisor at Salesforce
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Robert Wickham leads Salesforce’s regional program for start-ups. He is a highly sort after public speaker and media contributor. Recent appearances include Sky News, Vivid Sydney, & CloudAsia. Prior to joining Salesforce, Robert led the Engineered Systems business at Oracle across Australia & New Zealand. He joined Oracle through acquisition in 2008 and initially ran Oracle’s System Management business in North America.
Prior to Oracle, Robert held multiple marketing, product management, and sales leadership positions at a Boston-based technology startup called Empirix (which Oracle acquired in 2008). Prior to Empirix, Robert was a co-founder of Go Fly Limited (a low-cost European airline that was eventually sold to easyJet) and a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group.
He holds a Bachelor & Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) & an MBA from the Harvard. He is an avid squash player, golfer, and cricket fan. Fun Fact: Robert played for the record-breaking Trinidad & Tobago under-19 cricket team captained by his classmate Brian Lara.