"Monica is a consummate strategic thinker with decades of experience reporting on Fortune 500 companies," said Keith Block, vice chairman, president and COO, Salesforce. "She brings unique insight into management and corporate strategy that will help guide us as we reach $10 billion in annual revenue and work towards our next big milestone, $20 billion."
Langley began her career in corporate law and government-relations, including representation of publicly traded companies and nonprofits. While at The Wall Street Journal, Langley was also an adjunct professor of journalism at Columbia University and of First Amendment law at Georgetown University Law Center. In addition to awards for her work at The Wall Street Journal, Ms. Langley was personally awarded the prestigious Matrix Award, as one of the nation's exceptional women in the media and the arts.
"I've watched with great interest the stellar performance of Salesforce in recent years," Langley said. "I am incredibly excited to join this industry leader for its next phase of growth." She will officially start at Salesforce in March 2017.
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