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The Salesforce EVP Who Got Coworkers Equal Pay Wants You To Know This About Leadership

International Women’s Day may be behind us, but the theme, #BeBoldforChange, has stuck with me. It got me thinking that it’s the perfect directive for women’s leadership in the workplace. When leaders are loud, fearless and bold, they can make a real impact on their environment. Personally, I’m known for shaking things up, being ‘bossy,’ • Read More »


Meet PractiFI, the Sydney startup crowned by Pip Marlow, Steve Baxter and Annie Parker at Salesforce’s World Tour

A Sydney startup combining finance, regulation and insurance technology has won the crown at Salesforce’s inaugural PitchComp Down Under this month. PractiFI went head-to-head with communications service Zipline and fundraising platform Get Bennie in the competition, which was judged by former Microsoft managing director for Australia and New Zealand Pip Marlow, tech entrepreneur and Shark Tank investor Steve • Read More »


Salesforce looks for a future beyond its walls with rising VC investments and acquisitions

When it comes to investments and acquisitions, Salesforce has made headlines lately for deals that didn’t happen. The company’s rebuffed $26 billion bid for LinkedIn last year and a run at Twitter that never got off the ground would have ranked by far as Salesforce’s largest deals. But those non-deals overshadowed the things Salesforce has • Read More »


FinancialForce Appoints Former NetSuite CMO to Drive Next Stage of Growth

Tod Nielsen, CEO of FinancialForce  “As an enterprise insider with extensive experience in the ERP space, Fred is an ideal marketing visionary who will propel FinancialForce as we move to our next phase of our growth,” said Tod . “He has a proven track record in building and leading world-class global marketing teams that will • Read More »


Salesforce.com’s CRM Platform Gets an AI Makeover – Destination CRM

In the marketing realm, “we’re actually working on taking Einstein Vision and incorporating it with our social listening product ( Social Studio ), so that every marketer can train” models on recognizing their logos and the logos of their competitors on … Read the source article at destinationCRM.com


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Women Who Lead: Stephanie Herrera, Salesforce MVP & Director of Salesforce and Business Operations at Spredfast

This profile is published as part of Pledge 1%’s Women Who Lead series, which celebrates women in the Pledge 1% community who are creating change within their workplace and communities. Stephanie Herrera is a Salesforce MVP who works at Spredfast as the Director of Salesforce and Business Operations.  She got her start in Technology 19 years ago • Read More »


Almost time for SF’s Salesforce Tower to hit the top

f you’ve been wondering when San Francisco’s Salesforce Tower would finally stop climbing higher and higher into the sky, the answer is — soon. The last steel beam will be maneuvered into place atop the 1,070-foot high-rise on April 6, developers Boston Properties and Hines revealed Friday. The high point will come four years after the ceremonial • Read More »


Salesforce lands Transamerica as Financial Services Cloud customer, adds Einstein AI

Salesforce said it landed Transamerica Financial Network as a customer for its Financial Services Cloud, which was updated to include the Einstein artificial intelligence platform. For Salesforce, the trick is to migrate financials services companies, which were already using the company in many cases for customer relationship management offerings, to its more vertical-focused cloud. Rohit • Read More »


Salesforce MVP of the Month: Leyna Hoffer

Apttus is thrilled to feature its twentieth installment of the Salesforce MVP of the Month program, in which we spotlight the exceptional leaders of the Salesforce Ecosystem that have lent us their expertise, knowledge, and ongoing contributions, ensuring both our individual improvements and the betterment of the platform as a whole. Read the source article • Read More »


1 hour strategic overview of Salesforce’s FY18 strategy including a review of the future of AI and CRM.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff invited a select group of press, analysts and customers to a fiscal year kickoff presentation overlooking San Francisco and environs.  Read the source article at News articles, headlines, videos


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Ex-Salesforce Exec Leaves ‘Best Software Company in the World’ to Run Sigstr

Digital Marketing New CEO Bryan Wade wants to bring “trust and transparency” to Sigstr. PHOTO: sigstr Over the past 12 years, Bryan Wade has built “the rocket ship of email” at ExactTarget and then “joined the mothership” at Salesforce, where he was most recently Chief Product Officer of Salesforce Marketing Cloud. Read the source article • Read More »


Telstra names muru-D chief as former Salesforce exec Julie Trell

Telstra has brought in overseas talent to take the reins at its start-up accelerator muru-D, with former Salesforce executive Julie Trell coming in to fill the spot vacated by muru-D co-founder Anne Parker.   Ms Trell spent 12 years as founding member of the Salesforce.com Foundation  Read the source article at The Australian


Molly Graham is taking on a top ops role at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Silicon Valley executive Molly Graham has been hired as VP of operations at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, rounding out another key leadership role at the huge philanthropic fund created by Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.   Read the source article at Re/code


SalesforceVoice: My Top 3 Lessons From Leading Sales At Salesforce by Brian Millham

Don’t focus on growth for the sake of growth. Growth without an emphasis on customer success first isn’t going to get you very far. You end up running out of runway if you chase transactions without focusing on customer outcomes. Read the source article at forbes.com


.@FinancialForce Appoints Tod Nielsen CEO and President

FinancialForce has appointed Tod Nielsen CEO and President to steer the company through the next stage of aggressive growth. Nielsen was formerly EVP of Platform at Salesforce, and CEO of Heroku (before the Salesforce acquisition). Read the source article at Cloud ERP Software for Salesforce