Tony Prophet leads Salesforce’s Equality initiatives, focusing on gender, LGBTQ, and racial issues—ensuring the company reflects the diversity and upholds the values of the communities it serves. He reports directly to the CEO and Chairman Marc Benioff. Prophet is a board member of Gannett. He also serves on the board of College Track.
Previously, Prophet was the corporate vice president of Windows and Search Marketing at Microsoft—responsible for the business planning and product marketing of the Windows, Bing, MSN and Cortana brands. Before that, he led the worldwide operations of what is now HP Inc. with direct responsibility exceeding $50B. Prior to that, he led the worldwide operations of Carrier Corporation. He began his career in consulting and rose from associate to partner with Booz Allen, co-founding the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Throughout his career, Prophet has worked for social justice including addressing the root causes of migratory worker flows, educating female workers in developing countries on reproductive health issues and reducing supply chain greenhouse gas footprint.
Prophet holds a BSIE degree from General Motors Institute and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business attending as a GM Fellow.