PresidentBased in San Francisco, CA
John Somorjai is President of Salesforce Ventures. John helped found Salesforce Ventures in 2009 and since then the team has invested more than $5 billion in 400 companies from seed to IPO. Some of these investments include Auth0, BetterUp, Databricks, DocuSign, Guild Education, nCino, Snowflake, Snyk, Stripe, Vlocity, and Zoom.
In addition, since 2005, John has led the evaluation, deal execution, and integration of Salesforce’s strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions as EVP of Corporate Development. His team has helped bring the company into significant new growth areas and onboarded a number of key leaders through more than 80 acquisitions including Click, Datorama, Demandware, ExactTarget, MuleSoft, Quip, SteelBrick, Slack, Tableau, and Vlocity.
John served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Venture Capital Association from 2017 to 2021. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley.