Andrew Lawson | EVP EMEA

Andrew Lawson, EVP EMEA, Salesforce

Andrew is the Executive Vice President of Europe, a position he has held since January 2017.  In this role he is responsible for Salesforce’s enterprise business across EMEA – Salesforce’s second largest region. 

He joined Salesforce in July 2013 as UK&I Managing Director and Senior Vice President, Northern Europe. Since then he has been instrumental in driving the extensive growth the company has seen throughout EMEA.  

As Managing Director he led the company to achieve 3rd Best Place to Work in the UK Great Places to Work ranking (2 years running) and the 8th Best UK Employer in the Glassdoor rankings, among many other awards. This year, Andrew was recognised for his work to promote equality in the technology industry, appearing on Management Today’s Agents of Change power list. He believes it is our responsibility to help attract the best talent into the technology industry and that should start at school especially STEM subjects.

Prior to joining Salesforce, Andrew worked for Oracle Corporation for 14 years, in a range of sales and management roles including latterly Vice President of Commercial Industries & Public Services. He also specialized in Security and Defense.

Andrew is married with two young children.  A competitive sailor and is a member of Harlequins Rugby Club.   


Connected Britain Day 1 @ 16:40

Realising the true potential of the UK’s digital economy

Track 2
- Driving innovation, competition and growth
- Reshaping the workplace and the nature of work
- Transforming the boundaries of the economy
Moderator: Chris Lewis, MD, Lewis Insight
Daniel Kenyon-Smith, UK Sector CTO, Microsoft
Harry Armstrong, Head of Futures, Nesta

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