Full Name
Ryan Hart
Job Title
Senior Corporate Counsel - Sustainability
Speaker Bio
As Senior Corporate Counsel – Sustainability for Salesforce, Ryan Hart works closely with Salesforce’s Sustainability and ESG Teams as Salesforce’s attorney dedicated to sustainability and ESG matters. In his role, Ryan negotiates renewable energy power purchase agreements, works on sustainability and ESG compliance matters, negotiates carbon credit purchase agreements, and negotiates a wide variety of other sustainability-related agreements. Ryan developed and operationalized Salesforce’s Sustainability Exhibit, sustainability-related contract terms that are included in Salesforce supplier procurement contracts to help reduce Salesforce’s carbon footprint and achieve its science-based emissions reduction target.

Prior to joining Salesforce, Ryan represented institutional lenders, investors, and developers in the financing, development, and acquisition of over 6.5 GWs of utility-scale solar and wind energy projects, both domestically and internationally. Ryan obtained his JD from Berkeley Law and most recently completed the Berkeley Law Executive Education Sustainable Capitalism and ESG program, the UC Berkeley Extension Advanced Program in Sustainable Management and became a UC California Certified Climate Steward. Ryan serves on the board of Everybody Solar, a non-profit organization that helps non-profit organizations install solar panels so that the non-profit recipients have more resources to serve their communities.
Ryan Hart