Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to Speak at Web 2.0 Summit

Attendees will learn about the future of enterprise cloud computing and the social enterprise

Oct 14, 2011, 08:00 ET from

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- [NYSE: CRM], the enterprise cloud computing ( company, today announced Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will speak at the Web 2.0 Summit on Oct. 17, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. PT. Benioff will join Tim O'Reilly, CEO of O'Reilly Media, on stage for a discussion on how companies are revolutionizing the way they connect with customers as social enterprises. The discussion will be streamed live at


The Web 2.0 Summit, co-produced by Federated MediaO'Reilly Media and UBM TechWeb, brings together thought leaders shaping the industry from around the global. Web 2.0 Summit takes place Oct. 17-19, 2011 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

Welcome to the Social Enterprise

Attendees of Benioff and O'Reilly's one-on-one discussion will learn about the social revolution that is taking place. The number of social networking users has surpassed e-mail users. Nearly a quarter of all time spent online is spent on social networks like Facebook. And people access the Internet more from mobile devices than from desktops. is helping companies meet the challenge of this social revolution with the social enterprise. Today, companies must change the way they collaborate, communicate and share information with customers and employees to stay competitive. By leveraging's social, mobile and open cloud technologies, companies can transform themselves into social enterprises by developing social profiles of customers, creating employee social networks and building customer and product social networks.

Additional Resources


With more than 100,000 customers, is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the social enterprise. Social enterprises leverage social, mobile and open cloud technologies to put customers at the heart of their business. Based on's real-time, multitenant architecture, the company's platform and application services include:

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