Marc Benioff

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  • Assignment 1: CEO Of Salesforce

    Before Benioff became the CEO of Salesforce.com he worked for companies such as Apple and Oracle. “Prior to launching Salesforce, he spent 13 years at Oracle Corporation.” (Unknown 2016). “He also worked as an assembly language programmer in Apple Computer’s Macintosh Division.” (Unknown 2016). As you can see from these two quotes Benioff was very experienced in the tech industry before he became the CEO of Salesforce.com. After working for these companies he finally decided to start his own business in 1999. (Unknown 2016). Benioff was considered a visionary for many different reasons, but the main reason he is known as a visionary for is his passion for innovation. “Benioff has been widely recognized for his visionary leadership and pioneering innovations.” (Unknown 2016). He is considered a social activist because he has a strong passion for social change. Which brings us to the next topic of his 1:1:1 model. “Benioff created the 1-1-1 model of philanthropy, which leverages the resources of Salesforce to improve communities around the world: donating 1% of Salesforce’s product, 1% of its equity and 1% of employees ' time to help nonprofits achieve their missions.” (Unknown 2016). General Collin Powell raised a good point why Benioff could undergo scrutiny. “Retired Gen. Colin Powell, a Salesforce director, says he recently advised Mr. Benioff that his advocate persona may subject him and Salesforce to unwanted…

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  • Advantages Of Microsoft Salesforce

    locally. It was founded in 1999 by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff, and has since grown to 2,600 employees and earned $748 million in revenue in 2007. Salesforce.com has over 43,000 corporate customers and well over 1 million subscribers. Salesforce.com attributes its success to the many benefits of its on-demand model of software distribution. The on-demand model eliminates the need for large up-front capital investments in systems and lengthy implementations on corporate computers.…

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  • The Cradle Will Rock Analysis

    "Composers must come out into the open; they must fight the battle with other workers" Marc Blitzstein. Blitzstein’s The Cradle will Rock was one of the most powerful pieces of art during the Great Depression ("The Cradle Will Rock", 1). It alone transformed not only Broadway, but also the mentality of the American people during this time of labor, war, and strife. Theatre reached more people during this time than ever before. Under Franklin Delano Roosevelt 's Work Progress Administration 25…

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  • Gasol Brothers Character Analysis

    Every time the NBA season ends, there is always a frequently asked question, which Gasol brother played better this season? People even take several polls on the internet, and it’s always back and forth. Marc and Pau Gasol are two of the premier post players in the NBA. However, people often confuse them because of their size and low post scoring, even though they are extremely diverse. In this article, The Gasol Brothers, basketball fans will find out how to easily identify the two from one…

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  • Love: Love In Relationship

    We all grow up with different ideas of the perfect guy, the perfect boyfriend, sometimes we wish to be able to build our own as if they were male Barbie dolls. Well ladies, I have figured out the perfect formula of the man for me. Luckily I didn’t even have to make him. He was introduced to me on the way to a Florida Georgia Line concert wearing a white Columbia fishing shirt and most perfect smile. Most search for what they want in life, but if a relationship is meant to be it will magically…

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  • The Montreal Massacre Summary

    important role in the distribution of information and the construction of criminality and the criminal justice system. Public perceptions are formed by journalists and news reporter’s portrayals of victims and criminals in the news media. They focus on the drama of the crime story rather than the content, resulting in the skewing of reality. Within the context of Canada, a researcher at the Université du Québec à Montréal revealed that 95% of news reporters use the media to disseminate…

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  • Gun Control Laws In Canada

    Across North America, the use of guns and firearms were very controversial and still are till this day. Many Canadian politicians and citizens have looked down on the United States their gun control laws. On December 6th, 1989, an eye-opening tragedy for occurred. Twenty-five year old Marc Lepine walked into the University of Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique, murdered 13 female engineering students, a woman staff member and killed himself. The massacre left the victims’ family in devastation and…

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  • Salesforce. Com Case Study

    Corporate culture at Salesforce.com is, according to Salesforce.com's own words, devoted to enchance the "well being of each employee and deliver the customer the product he expects". Salesforce.com allows its employees to a base two-weeks paid leave, grants benefits such as discounted ticket planes, gym fees, free yoga classes, online work etcetera, the company operates in open space rooms in order to foster employee communication and acquaintance to create a friendly and informal environment,…

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  • Salesforce Case Study Salesforce

    Marc Benioff is the current chairman and CEO of Salesforce, ever since he founded the company back in 1999. His background has always been in the technology industry as he’s built this massive software company. Benioff’s is now renowned as “a pioneer of cloud computing”, and he has built the company into a “fortune 500 company making it the top ten software company in the world” (Board of Directors 2016). He is often referred to as a visionary CEO for having taken such a “revolutionary…

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  • The Kite Runner Film Analysis

    The Kite Runner Movie title : The Kite Runner Initial release : December 14, 2007 Time : 128 Minutes Genre : Drama Director : Marc Forster Writers : David Benioff Khaled Hosseini Starring : Khalid Abdalla Atossa Leoni Shaun Toub Zekeria Ebrahimi The story began in Afghanistan about the friendship between Amir Jan and his servant son Hassan, they used to like playing a kite together, Amir was skillful controlling the kite and Hassan was his kite runner. They…

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