Amy Weaver is the president and chief legal officer of Salesforce, the cloud-based customer relationship management software company. She will become the company’s CFO in early 2021.
Since joining Salesforce in 2013, Weaver has led the tech company’s integrity and ethics, legal, compliance, internal audit, government affairs, and corporate security teams. She has also played an important role as part of Salesforce’s executive committee and serves as corporate secretary for the board of directors.
Weaver has built out global legal and corporate affairs organizations, and she has driven some of Salesforce’s most critical operational and strategic initiatives. She is expected to play a major role in guiding the completion of Salesforce’s $27.7 billion acquisition of collaborative platform, Slack, announced in December 2020.
Prior to Salesforce, Weaver held the titles of executive vice president and general counsel at Univar and deputy general counsel at Expedia, where she led corporate and legal affairs, corporate transactions, litigation, employment law, compliance, and governance matters.
She gained experience in financial transactions, securities offerings, credit agreements, acquisitions and joint ventures while practicing law at the firms of Cravath, Swaine & Moore and Perkins Coie LLP. Before entering private practice, she had worked as an aide to the Hong Kong Legislative Council and as a clerk for the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Weaver currently sits on the boards of BSA, Year Up, Merivis, The Software Alliance, The Corporate Pro Bono Institute, Lehigh University, The Berkeley Center for Law and Business, and American Friends of The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. She has also served as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 2016.
She has received numerous accolades over the years, including ADL’s Distinguished Jurisprudence Award in 2019, ALM Recorder’s list of "Women Leaders in Tech Law" in 2018, and The San Francisco Business Times’ list of the "Most Influential Women in Business in the Bay Area" in 2016, among others.
Weaver earned her B.A. at Wellesley College and her J.D. at Harvard University.
During the past quarter, Amy E. Weaver has sold $2,200,000.00 in salesforce.com stock. Most recently, Amy E. Weaver sold 10,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, April 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $220.00, for a transaction totalling $2,200,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 32,296 shares of the company's stock, valued at $7,105,120.