AnneLise Staal


Director of Soft Skills Strategy for Customer Success Group, Salesforce

San Francisco


The human professionals of the future will be valued not only for their knowledge and competence, but also for their empathy, kindness, and passion. As the director of soft skills programs at Salesforce, AnneLise works to make this future a reality. In her role at Salesforce, she mixes supposed opposites, blending inner truths with efficiency-driven engineering and automated rigor. When it comes to integrating emotional intelligence into an increasingly quantified business world, AnneLise is on the cutting edge. Prior to Salesforce, AnneLise was a partner at digital transformation firm Sequence (acquired by Salesforce) and a program manager at Frog Design.