Vice President, Solution Engineering and Specialist Sales, ASEAN at Salesforce
Robert Newell joined Salesforce in 2012 and is currently serving as Vice President, Solution Engineering Special Sales, ASEAN, Singapore. Rob brings more than 20 years of technology, strategy, consulting, and leadership experience across APAC. Prior to Salesforce, Rob worked in the tech start-up community helping businesses develop data, payment, and delivery platforms. Rob has a passion for using technology to make the world a better place. An example is the Early Detection of Autism App (ASDetect) which was a joint pro bono project with Salesforce and the University of Melbourne to help uncover early signs of Autism in young children.
The COVID-19 pandemic presented a moment of truth for companies in business resilience. The need for digital-first businesses that are customer-centric, data-driven, and deliver fast time to value which was an option is now an imperative.