Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to Speak at The New York Times New Work Summit

Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to Speak at The New York Times New Work Summit

Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will be speaking at The New York Times New Work Summit today, February 13.

Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to Speak at The New York Times New Work Summit
Mark Benioff (Speaker, New York Times New Work Summit)

Benioff will participate in a fireside chat with New York Times Deputy Managing Editor Rebecca Blumenstein in a conversation entitled, “Leading Change.” The conversation will start at approximately 10:55 a.m. PT and will be live-streamed. Benioff, the cloud computing pioneer, will be sharing his insights on the evolving role of today’s chief executive, and the leadership that’s required for companies to succeed in the fourth Industrial Revolution.

The two-day summit is ongoing at The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California. Other speakers at the event include Jeff Wilke, CEO. Worldwide Consumer Amazon; Mike Schroepfer, CTO. Facebook; Peggy Johnson, EVP. of Business Development, Microsoft; Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn among others.

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The summit is being held to discuss the as the impact of artificial intelligence which is accelerating across a myriad of industries. Leaders in technology and business will be seen exploring unprecedented questions, challenges, and opportunities that AI is unleashing for leaders of organizations. The summit will address important questions such as what sectors are experiencing the most dramatic transformations, and how does that impact top decision-making? How can CEOs harness the power of AI to optimize their companies’ performance? Is China posed to surge ahead of the rest of the world on AI? And — more broadly — what kind of role should regulators play in managing the disruption from AI and its impact on the global economy?

Benioff also announced the availability of Google Analytics for Salesforce Communities dashboard, yesterday on Twitter.

This is not the first global discussion that Benioff will be attending this year. Last month, Benioff participated in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland, from January 23-26, 2018. At the event, Benioff was a part of panel discussions such as “In Technology We Trust?” and “Future Shocks: Rogue Technology.” He also joined a press conference titled Friends of the Ocean.

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