VivaTech 2022


Bret Taylor




Bret Taylor is Co-CEO of Salesforce. Bret previously served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer of Salesforce. A respected software engineer and executive with an impressive history of building widely used and loved products, Taylor was the Co-Founder and CEO of Quip, the innovative collaboration platform Salesforce acquired in 2016. Prior to founding Quip, he served as the Chief Technology Officer of Facebook and saw the company through its successful IPO in 2012. Credited with the invention of the “like” button, Taylor joined Facebook in 2009 after it acquired his social networking company, FriendFeed. Prior to FriendFeed, he started his career at Google, where he co-created Google Maps. Taylor is the Chair of Twitter’s board of directors. He graduated from Stanford University in 2003 with a B.S. and M.S. in computer science and now lives in the Bay Area.