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Salesforce Celebrates Grand Opening of Salesforce Tower

Salesforce Employees in the Bay Area Have Donated Nearly 1 Million Volunteer Hours to Local Nonprofits Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, announced it will donate $1.5 million to Hamilton Families' Heading Home Initiative to end long-term family homelessness in San Francisco. This gift will be matched by Marc and Lynne Benioff, who will give $1.5 million to the initiative. These donations to one of the city's most urgent causes are being made as part of the grand opening celebration of Salesforce Tower.…

Salesforce to Invest $2.2 Billion in its French Business Over Five Years

Salesforce Pledges to Invest in Growth, Innovation and Customer Success in France Prior to Meeting With French President Emmanuel Macron During His State Visit to the US Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced plans to invest $2.2 billion in its French business over the next five years. The company made the announcement to French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of an event in his honor during his first state visit to the United States. Salesforce President & Chief Financial Officer Mark Hawkins will…

Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to Speak at the New Economy Summit 2018

Mark Benioff Will Participate in a Fireside Chat With Rakuten Inc Chairman and CEO Hiroshi Mikitani Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced that the Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will speak at the New Economy Summit (NEST) on April 11, 2018. Benioff will participate in a fireside chat with Hiroshi Mikitani, chairman and CEO of Rakuten, Inc. and representative director of the Japan Association of New Economy, and YOSHIKI. The conversation will start at approximately 11.35 pm PDT on April 10 and…

Salesforce to Host Second-Annual Salesforce Equality Awards in San Francisco

Stevie Wonder, Evan Rachel Wood, Emily Chang, among Others to Be Honored as Equality Trailblazers Transforming Silicon Valley, Hollywood and Beyond Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced the recipients of its second-annual Equality Awards at TrailheaDX, the company's annual developer conference in San Francisco. The Salesforce Equality Awards recognize individuals across industries for leveraging their platforms to create an equal world for all. The 2018 Salesforce Equality Award honorees are: Emily Chang:…

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Invests In Mobile Identity Start-up Averon

Averon Welcomes Salesforce's Marc Benioff to Its Family of Investors in Oversubscribed A1 Financing, Accelerating Growth for Averon's Identity Solutions Averon, developer of the world's first mobile identity verification standard that is both automatically frictionless and ultra-secure, announced recently that it has closed a $5 million Series A1 financing round led by Avalon Ventures and Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff. The round follows Averon's heavily oversubscribed Series A (October 2017), also led by Avalon…

Snoop Dogg Joins ‘The Party’ along with Matthew McConaughey, Marc Benioff, And Others at Sound Ventures’ SXSW

Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures Announces, "The Party" and Reveals Additional Judges for PerfectPitch - the $100K StartUp Competition Sound Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary, announced new judges for PerfectPitch, the firm's $100,000 pitch competition to be held at SXSW for early-stage entrepreneurs. New to the judging roster are actor Matthew McConaughey, Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce, Melody McCloskey, CEO of StyleSeat and Gary Vaynerchuk, founder…

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. 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,…

Salesforce to Invest $2 Billion in its Canadian Business Over Five Years

Salesforce Commits to Fueling Company's Growth and Innovation in Canada in Advance of a Meeting with Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, at the Company's Headquarters in San Francisco Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to fuel the growth of its Canadian business, the company announced ahead of a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Prime Minister Trudeau will visit Salesforce for a roundtable with Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff and…

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff to Participate in World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018

Starting Today, Mark Benioff Will Participate in Three Panel Discussions at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018 Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, recently announced that Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will participate in the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland, from January 23-26, 2018. At the event, Benioff will participate in the following panel discussions:  Tuesday, January 23: Benioff will participate in a panel discussion entitled "In Technology…