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Former Unisys Federal VP Casey Coleman Joins Salesforce as Govt Solutions SVP

Casey Coleman, formerly vice president of federal civilian business group at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as senior VP of the customer relationship management technology firm’s global government solutions unit, GovCon Wire has learned. She oversees Salesforce’s global enterprise positioning strategy for the government and public sector in her new position. Read the source article at GovCon Wire

Salesforce named #1 most caring company in the world

Salesforce is an information technology company that primarily sells customer relationship management tools. Employees receive seven paid days off to volunteer. In March 2016, the company surpassed its goal of 17,000 volunteer hours, with employees working at 1,250 nonprofits worldwide, all part of its Global Volunteer Week Read the source article at

Marc Benioff Named Advisor of White House Office of American Innovation

In a statement to Yahoo Finance, a Salesforce spokesperson said, “Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff doesn’t have a formal role in the Trump Administration but offers his thoughts and ideas when they are sought on topics on which he can be helpful.  He recently suggested a moonshot of 5 million apprenticeships by 2020 at a recent • Read More »

Ford names Lynn Vojvodich to board

U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Friday it had elected former Inc executive Lynn Vojvodich to its board of directors. Vojvodich, who has also held roles at Microsoft Corp and tech venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, will begin her new role in April. Vojvodich’s expertise in the software industry will help Ford advance • Read More »

Salesforce #8 on Fortune 100 Great Place to Work

Since 1998, Fortune has been publishing a list of employees’ 100 favorite companies in the country. The result has been a two-decade tour de force showcasing industry-leading benefits, like Adobe’s six-month paid maternity leave, and mind-bending perks, like Publix’s holiday bonus of up to a month’s wages for supermarket employees. But far more important than any lavish policy or fancy • Read More »

Chris Rock Draws Laughs, Controversy at Salesforce Sales Meeting

Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff has been known to hobnob with celebrities—the company has brought in luminaries like Stevie Wonder, U2, and for its annual Dreamforce customer event. So it’s probably not a huge shock that comedian Chris Rock made a surprise appearance at the company’s annual sales kickoff last week. Read the source article at

Salesforce’s hiring of ex-Oracle exec Keith Block is paying off in a big way

View photos Salesforce Keith Block More (Salesforce COO Keith BlockSalesforce) Shortly after Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff hired ex-Oracle exec Keith Block in 2013, he called him “the best sales executive” in enterprise software history . Fast forward three years, and it looks like Benioff wasn’t kidding. Read the source article at

Decoding Salesforce’s Strategy For Productized Analytics

Q&A with Ketan Karkhanis, SVP & GM of Analytics Cloud at Salesforce to understand what Salesforce offers in the productized analytics, or apps, space and the approach the company takes to those products.  A Read the source article at

Salesforce launches Quip Connect app for Sales and Service Clouds

Quip is releasing the next set of updates from its integration with parent company Salesforce, announcing a tighter data connection, as well as releasing new functionality around task management. All of this is being bundled into a major redesign intended to keep the word processing and collaboration app fresh, simple, and modern. Quip Connect in the Salesforce • Read More »