Peter Coffee is VP for Strategic Research at salesforce.com inc. He has been with the company for seven years, following nineteen years as a columnist and editor with the industry publications PC Tech Journal, PC Week and eWEEK. He works with IT managers and application developers to build a global community on the Salesforce1 cloud platform, combining the Force.com, Heroku1 and ExactTarget Fuel service portfolios.
Peter holds an engineering degree from MIT and an MBA from Pepperdine University, with subsequent faculty appointments in IT management at Pepperdine; expert-systems programming at UCLA; and business analytics at Chapman College. He is the author of two books, “How To Program Java” and “Peter Coffee Teaches PCs”. He is a winner of the Neal Award for excellence in business journalism and the McGan “Silver Antenna” Award for service to amateur radio.