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Brian Cunningham Named Salesforce Public Sector Strategic Account Exec

Brian Cunningham, a former senior manager at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as strategic account executive of the cloud services provider’s public sector business, FedHealthIT reported Thursday. Before Accenture, he served in business development positions at Performix Consulting and Technatomy. He previously worked as director of business capture at Ultra …

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Salesforce Provides Cloud-Based Unified Transport Payment System to LA County; Dave Rey Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2018 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has delivered a unified payment system to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in support of the latter’s effort to establish a single digital hub for transport-related transactions, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 30. The company said Nov. 28 the TAPforce offering integrates …

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Salesforce’s Dave Rey Pushes Customer Experience, ‘SaaS First’ for Federal Cloud Strategy Update

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 27, 2018 — Dave Rey, executive vice president of Salesforce‘s (NYSE: CRM) public sector business in North America, has urged the government to include customer experience among the goals in its planned update to the federal cloud computing policy, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 30. Rey, a two-time …

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Salesforce’s Kevin Paschuck: Cloud Adoption Plan Could Help Agencies Meet Service, Security Needs

Kevin Paschuck, senior vice president and chief operating officer of public sector business unit at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said agencies that aim to adopt cloud technology should have a plan in place to meet service and security requirements. Agency information technology leaders “should take a top-down, mission-capability view of their …

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Former Salesforce Exec Dan Smoot Joins Riverbed as Chief Customer Officer

Dan Smoot, former executive vice president of global partner sales at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has joined Riverbed Technology as chief customer officer at the San Francisco-based information technology provider. Riverbed said Wednesday Smoot will oversee the company’s global support and renewal programs, professional services, education, customer success management and vertical offerings in his new …

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Salesforce Vet Saima Shaukat Named TechCanary Chief Revenue Officer

Saima Shaukat, a 13-year Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) executive, has been appointed chief revenue officer at cloud-based insurance platforms provider TechCanary. Shaukat will oversee the development of go-to-market strategies for the company’s insurance platform and will bring to her role nearly two decades of enterprise software experience, TechCanary said Tuesday. Reid …

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Salesforce to Provide Analytics, Cloud Tech for CBP’s Digital Modernization; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2018 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) will supply cloud computing and analytics technology to the Customs and Border Protection agency as part of the latter’s digital modernization initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said CBP will deploy the Salesforce Analytics, Community Cloud and Service Cloud platforms to support the recruitment of …

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Bret Taylor, Alex Dayon Named to Salesforce Leadership Posts

Bret Taylor, formerly CEO and co-founder of collaboration platforms provider Quip, has joined Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) as president and chief product officer. Taylor will oversee Salesforce’s go-to-market strategy, product vision, development and design efforts in his new role, the company said Tuesday. He previously served as chief technology officer of …

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Accenture/Salesforce Sponsored Study Shows Need to Address Access to Gov’t Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) have found through a survey that 49 percent of adults in the U.S. prefer to interact with government and access services via websites, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The companies jointly commissioned the Governing Institute study, which also …

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Salesforce Pledges $50M, Volunteer Hours & Free Software for K-12 Computer Science Education

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2017 — Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) has committed one million volunteer hours and $50 million in investment to support computer science education at public K-12 schools in the U.S. over five years, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its philanthropic arm Salesforce.org will also provide free software subscriptions …

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