Chris Makkreel is a Director of Solution Engineering at Salesforce.com, responsible for advancing the company’s cloud computing strategy.  As the leader in enterprise cloud computing with a proven track record and focus in social, mobile, marketing and data science.  Salesforce.com is empowering companies to connect with their customers, partners, employees and products in entirely new ways.  Through a combination of Domestic and International assignments, Chris has gained valuable insight into the cloud computing architecture frameworks that are now driving our industry.  Chris joined Salesforce.com in March 2005 from IBM, where he served in a variety of roles focused on delivering IT solutions for enterprise computing.  Chris graduated from the University of Western Ontario and Nipissing University with Bachelor Degrees in Computer Science and Business Administration.