Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff is Chairman, co-Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Salesforce and a pioneer of cloud computing.

Under Benioff’s leadership, Salesforce is the fastest-growing top-five enterprise software company and the #1 provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software globally.

Benioff was named “Innovator of the Decade” by Forbes, ranked #3 on Fortune’s 2017 “Businessperson of the Year” list, and recognized as one of the World’s 25 Greatest Leaders by Fortune and 15 Best-Performing CEOs by Harvard Business Review. For his leadership on equality, Benioff has been honored by GLAAD, the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative and Variety Magazine with its EmPOWerment Award.

A member of the World Economic Forum (“WEF”) Board of Trustees, Benioff serves as the inaugural Chair of WEF’s Forum Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco. Benioff also serves as Chair of Salesforce.org, which redefined corporate philanthropy by donating 1% of Salesforce’s equity, product and time to its communities.

Benioff received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California, where he is on its Board of Trustees.

The Latest from Marc Benioff

Why Japan Matters: iPad Mania, Cloud Computing, And Social Intelligence

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/benioffjapan.jpg"> <em><strong>Editor's note</strong>: <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/marc-benioff">Marc Benioff</a>, chairman an

Hello, iPad. Hello, Cloud 2.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/ipadchatter.jpg"> The first piece of software I ever wrote was on the TRS-80 Model 1. It was called "How To Juggle”, and it had 4K of memor

The Facebook Imperative Cannot Be Stopped

<img src="http://www.techcrunchit.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/marcb.jpg"> Two weeks ago on TechCrunch I posted <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/02/24/the-facebook-imperative/">“The Face

The Facebook Imperative

<img src="http://www.techcrunchit.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/marcb.jpg"> <em>This guest post is written by <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/marc-benioff">Marc Benioff</a>, chairman and C

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This guest post is written by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. He has been widely recognized for pioneering innovation with honors such as the 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of t

Welcome to Web 3.0: Now Your Other Computer is a Data Center

This guest post is written by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. He has been widely recognized for pioneering innovation with honors such as the 2007 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of t