JP Rangaswami, the former chief scientist at BT, will take the same position at Salesforce.com.
Salesforce.com said today that Rangaswami will contribute to the company's product strategy and be an evangelist for cloud computing around the globe. Rangaswami will focus on European customers and preaching real-time collaboration.
Rangaswami is a veteran of multinational companies and his experience at BT should help Salesforce.com garner a larger enterprise footprint. Rangaswami has been a chief information officer as well being a key player in start-ups. Rangaswami was behind the Ribbit effort at BT.