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Samsara Appoints Steve Pickle as First Chief People Officer

Pickle to drive innovative people strategies as the company scales

Samsara Inc., the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, Connected Operations Cloudannounced the hiring of Steve Pickle as Chief People Officer, effective October 10, 2022. Pickle joins Samsara from Salesforce where he served as Executive Vice President of Global People Strategy and Operations. At Salesforce he led a global team of HR professionals, data scientists, and technology specialists to deliver a world-class working environment and culture for Salesforce while helping double the scale of the company to approximately 80,000 employees. Pickle will join Samsara’s executive management team and report directly to Sanjit Biswas, Samsara co-founder and CEO.

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“I truly believe that the sky is the limit for this company. Samsara has achieved incredible growth and impact in just seven years since founding. I’m looking forward to expanding and empowering the growing team at Samsara.”

“As Samsara continues to grow efficiently at scale, we’re focused on attracting and retaining the best people in the world,” said Biswas. “Steve’s experience leading and growing large-scale, transformative teams and cultures will be a tremendous asset as we continue our mission to increase the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of the operations that power the global economy.”

“What sets Samsara apart is its world-class culture, and the company’s ethos of continuous innovation,” said Pickle. “I truly believe that the sky is the limit for this company. Samsara has achieved incredible growth and impact in just seven years since founding. I’m looking forward to expanding and empowering the growing team at Samsara.”

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