Future Oil & Gas

1-2 Dec 2020

Craig Walker

Position: SVP, Strategic Customer Advisor in the Office of CEO, Salesforce

Craig brings to Salesforce a passion for business, diversity, people, delivering value from technology and customer success. He has unique experiences and key skills and competencies to accelerate our path forward across all industries.

Craig joined from Shell where he has 32 years of O&G experience with key assignments in all regions, in both the Upstream and Downstream. As a Global CIO of one of our largest customers, he has deep understanding of the challenges that face a modern CIO. At Shell, he was responsible for the Salesforce executive relationship. He trailblazed the setup of a global internal Salesforce Centre of Competence with 200+ people to drive the adoption and phenomenal growth of Salesforce solutions within all areas of Shell's businesses, while significantly reduced IT operating costs.

Craig spent the last 15 years as a global CIO transforming the trading, supply, and Downstream businesses (trading and supply, shipping, manufacturing, chemicals, B2B, and B2C). Craig also served for 6 years as an Associate Partner in KPMG Consulting.