Graham V. Smith
Interim CEO and Chair of Splunk Inc.
Graham V. Smith has served as a member of our board of directors since 2011, Chair since 2019 and interim CEO since November 2021. Mr. Smith served in various executive leadership positions at salesforce.com, inc., a provider of enterprise cloud computing software, from 2007 to 2015, including as Chief Financial Officer and most recently as Executive Vice President. Prior to joining Salesforce, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer at Advent Software Inc., a portfolio accounting software company, from 2003 to 2007. Mr. Smith has served as a member of the boards of directors of BlackLine, Inc., a provider of cloud-based solutions for finance and accounting, since 2015, Procore Technologies, Inc., a provider of cloud-based construction management software, since 2020, and Elliott Opportunity II Corp., a special purchase acquisition company, since 2021. Mr. Smith previously served on the boards of directors of Citrix Systems, Inc., an enterprise software company, from 2015 to 2018, MINDBODY, Inc., a cloud-based wellness services marketplace from 2015 to 2019, Xero Limited, an online accounting software company, from 2015 to 2020, and Slack Technologies, Inc., a provider of cloud-based professional collaboration tools, from 2018 to 2021. Mr. Smith holds a B.Sc. from Bristol University in England and qualified as a chartered accountant in England and Wales.