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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

#Salesforce Sets Its Sights on $20 Billion

When it comes to digital transformation, most companies don’t know what they don’t know. That could prove crucial for Salesforce, the San Francisco business software company led by Marc Benioff. Illustration by Garbett Design for Fortune . Read the source article at

Salesforce Sees $1 Billion Run Rate from Its Marketing Cloud

According to the Wall Street Journal, John Somorjai, executive vice president of corporate development and Salesforce Ventures, stated, “Our Marketing Cloud as a whole is our next billion-dollar cloud. We already have three products with revenue run rates of more than $1 billion today.” Read the source article at Market Realist

CXO Selling: 5 Things You Need to Succeed

If there’s anyone you want to approach to sell your products and services it’s the person with the power to say yes. The person who directs strategy and knows what is in play and how to pull the purse strings. That, of course, is the CXO. Read the source article at

Salesforce Ramps up Australian Investment in Regional Expansion Plan

US cloud computing giant Salesforce will ramp up its investment in Australia as it bids to make the country its launching pad for further expansion in the Asian region.  Keith Block, vice chairman, president and chief operating officer of Salesforce, says Australia can drive its regional growth.  Read the source article at Financial Review