As Vice President of Partner Investments, Sherrick is responsible for investing in and advising services & consulting partners and technology companies (ISVs) building on the Salesforce Platform. He sources, evaluates, negotiates and closes equity investments globally and then works the portfolio as a board observer or advisor to accelerate their growth. Additionally, he advises Salesforce partners on mergers and acquisitions in the Salesforce market. Before this role, Sherrick was the Vice President, Worldwide Alliances at Salesforce, responsible for the success of system integrators, consulting firms, VARs and resellers who co-sell, resell, implement and go to market with Salesforce.
Sherrick was previously CEO of Silver Tail Systems (acquired by EMC) in its earliest stage and before that Vice President of Global Alliances and Business Development at iRise, the leading software company for visualizing business applications. At iRise, he drove expansion into new markets with IBM and SAP and substantial revenue in relationships with Accenture, Capgemini, Deloitte and IBM Global Services, in addition to corporate development in looking at companies to acquire. Previously, Sherrick held executive roles in marketing, sales and business and corporate development at Elance (acquired by ClickCommerce), Logictier, Cohera (acquired by PeopleSoft) and NetDynamics (acquired by Sun Microsystems).
Sherrick began his career as a technology consultant at Price Waterhouse, managing the west coast advanced software engineering centers and leading the first web project for the firm. Sherrick graduated with honors from the University of California at Los Angeles, with a B.A. in Economics and Business with a specialization in Computer Science. Sherrick enjoys biking, snowboarding and scuba diving.
VP, Partner Investments
B.A., Economics / Business with Specialization in Computer Science1987 - 1992