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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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Salesforce’s Kevin Paschuck: Agencies Should Adopt Cloud Platforms to Facilitate Citizen Interaction

Kevin Paschuck, chief operating officer and senior vice president of public sector and aerospace and defense business unit at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said agencies should deploy cloud technology platforms to facilitate interactions with citizens and advance delivery of services. Paschuck wrote cloud platforms work to help agencies direct resources …

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TechnoMile Appoints Salesforce Ecosystem Vet Daniel Osborne as Managing Director; Ashish Khot Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 11, 2017 — TechnoMile has hired Daniel Osborne, formerly managing director at IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) Bluewolf subsidiary and an information technology veteran in the Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) ecosystem, to serve as managing director, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Osborne will be in charge of developing new and existing products and services …

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Salesforce Gov’t Cloud Secures IL4 Provisional Authorization From DISA; Dave Rey Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 6, 2017 — The Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) cloud platform for the public sector has received Impact Level 4 provisional authorization from the Defense Information Systems Agency for deployment to Defense Department users, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday Salesforce Government Cloud features role-based security and encryption functions and will work to help …

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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 …

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