Vala Afshar is Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce.com. His prior role was Chief Marketing Officer, Extreme Networks. Prior role was CMO and Chief Customer Officer of Enterasys Networks responsible for global marketing and customer service and support.

He contributes weekly technology, business and leadership articles to Huffington Post, INC Magazine, and other publications - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/vala-afshar/. He also hosts a weekly video show (https://www.cxotalk.com/) with the top business executives in the world covering the topics of digital business transformation - digital marketing, information technology, and the changing role of CIOs, CMOs and CDOs. You can watch the weekly show here: http://www.cxotalk.com/

He also contributes to SlideShare covering digital business trends: His SlideShare presentations are approaching 1.5 million views: http://www.slideshare.net/ValaAfshar

You can also read his book about social business excellence here: http://www.amazon.com/The-Pursuit-Social-Business-Excellence/dp/0985356464 --- here is the review in Forbes: http://blogs.forbes.com/account/login/?redirect_to=http://blogs.forbes.com/account/