Ron Huddleston is the Corporate Vice President of One Commercial Partner. He joined Microsoft on June 13th, 2016. As the leader of the “Partner Team Unit” (PTU), Ron is responsible for the transformation of our through Partner business, including recruiting and developing the premiere, industry leading partner ecosystem for Microsoft first and third party business applications.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Ron was the Senior Vice President of Global ISV & Channels at salesforce.com where he is credited with developing “the AppExchange” - the world’s largest enterprise cloud marketplace. In this role, Ron led an organization responsible for cultivating and managing salesforce.com’s extensive and successful partner channel, with a focus on supporting cloud computing solutions on the salesforce platform.
Ron joined salesforce.com in 2008, following more than a 13-year career at Oracle in channel development and direct sales management, with the last five years spent as the vice president of ISV and OEM sales. During his tenure, Ron grew the program to more than 2,000 North American-based OEMs and ISVs, and managed over $500 million in partner business.
Ron has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family in his hometown of San Diego, surfing, and restoring classic cars.