Nov 6-9, 2017

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This Marc Benioff Investment, Rubicon Global, is Named by Forbes as One of Next Billion Dollar Startups

Rubicon Global, the worldwide leader in sustainable, cloud-based waste and recycling solutions, has been named to Forbes’ list of the Next Billion Dollar Startups. The list will be featured in the November 8 issue of Forbes magazine and was published today online. Read the source article at Stock Market Quotes and News


Why Have Thousands of Companies Selected #Salesforce?

In the course of my nearly 20-year career I’ve collaborated with 1000s of customers making a CRM vendor selection, many involving Salesforce. Customers would often boil it down to two questions: “Salesforce is a higher price. Is it worth it?” “Why do customers pay a premium?” Read the source article at salesforce.com


Rapidly Growing @Motusdotcom Switches to @FinancialForce and Merges Financials with #Salesforce

Motus CFO Tim Brown says, “FinancialForce makes it easier for me to do my job as CFO. I don’t think of it as just an accounting system, but rather as a business tool that enables me to manage my business on a daily basis. It has transformed the way we manage the business…”  Read the • Read More »


.@Wipro to Acquire @Appirio

Wipro announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Appirio, a global cloud services company that creates next generation worker and customer experiences for a purchase consideration of USD 500 Million. Read the source article at Building Cloud Powered Businesses


#Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff to Speak at Celebration of Women in Computing Conference #GHC16

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff will speak at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference on Friday, October 21.  A live webcast of the event will be available at: http://ghc.anitaborg.org/ghc-16-livestream/.   Read the source article at benzinga.com


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25 Salesforce Leaders to follow on Twitter and LinkedIn

Getting advice is no small task. Too often people look for help on a project in the wrong places, and wind up being led down a road to failure. Regardless of what your question is, or what topic your issue concerns, it’s vital that you ask the right people or the right groups. Read the • Read More »


Salesforce’s Marc Benioff Makes Harvard Business Review’s List of Best-Performing CEO’s in the World

There are so many reasons for leaders to focus on the short term: slow growth, shareholder activism, political turmoil—to name just a few. Yet some CEOs still manage to train their sights on the long term and deliver strong performance over many years. Our 2016 list of top performers reveals who they are. Read the • Read More »


#Salesforce’s Shift into Equality

It’s important for tech companies to have at least one voice at the senior leadership table that advocates for issues around equality, diversity and inclusion. Unfortunately, that’s just not the case for many companies in the tech industry.  Salesforce is the exception to the rule. Read the source article at TechCrunch


Welcome to The Trailblazer Salesforce

Trailblazers are lifelong learners who crave innovation. They’re curious. They enjoy solving problems. They’re passionate about improving the world they live in. They believe learning can be fun. They know how to take what they learn and turn it into a job well done.  Read the source article at Medium


Here Are More Details on Salesforce’s Plan to Smarten Up Sales and Marketing Software

Salesforce, which has been dribbling out details of its grand plan to add artificial intelligence to its sales-and-marketing software for weeks, did a bigger reveal Sunday, a few weeks before its Dreamforce event and–not coincidentally–just as rival Oracle kicked off its annual Oracle OpenWorld tech conference.  Read the source article at fortune.com


Salesforce Alumni In The News


.@Lessonly Adds Former #Salesforce Pro as Chief Sales Officer, VP of Product

Lessonly, the leader in learning automation software, announced the hiring of Justin Fite as its new Chief Sales Officer. He joins Doug Wilson, who Lessonly enlisted in the role of Vice President of Product in June.  Both were formerly with ExactTarget and Salesforce. Read the source article at cbs8.com


Emma Hires Former #Salesforce Marketing Cloud Sr Director, Jeff Middlesworth, as Chief Product Officer

Jeff Middlesworth is the former senior director of marketing automation at Salesforce Marketing Cloud (formerly ExactTarget) and brings more than 15 years of enterprise product development experience to Emma. Read the source article at News articles, headlines, videos


.@Invoca taps #Salesforce veteran as CEO – @Gregg_Johnson

A long-time veteran of Salesforce, Gregg Johnson spent the last 10 years working to develop various cloud products for the enterprise, including Chatter, Communities, and Marketing Cloud. His expertise in the enterprise, digital marketing, and product management spaces will likely be critical in the evolution of Invoca. Read the source article at VentureBeat


MapAnything Hires Former Salesforce Exec, Thomas DiVittorio, as Chief Product Officer

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Kustomer, Founded by Salesforce Alums, nabs $12.5M to Repair Customer Care

A new startup called Kustomer is getting ready to come out of stealth with an aim to fix customer support by rebuilding the CRM from the point of view of the customer rep. Ambitiously, it is also trying to change the general business mindset in the process.  Read the source article at TechCrunch