Chuck Ganapathi is the Founder and CEO of Tactile, which is on a mission to make the world a happier place to work, by creating tools to empower individuals and enrich companies. He incubated the idea for Tactile while serving as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Accel Partners. Previously, Chuck was SVP, Products at Salesforce.com and led one of the largest product development efforts in the company’s history. He was responsible for the company’s flagship Sales Cloud, Chatter, and Mobile products. Prior to Salesforce.com, Chuck developed CRM products at Siebel Systems, helping the company transition from the client-server platform to the Web. Earlier in his career, Chuck worked as a management consultant and an engineer.
Chuck has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from PSG Tech in India, a master’s in industrial engineering from Purdue University, and a master’s in product design and an MBA from Stanford University.