WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BSA | The Software Alliance today announced that salesforce.com, Inc. has joined BSA to engage in global policy initiatives that ensure software innovation continues to flourish and drive transformative change throughout the digital economy.
"As the world's fastest-growing top-ten software company, salesforce.com is very pleased to join BSA," said Burke Norton, Chief Legal Officer of salesforce.com, who will serve on BSA's Board of Directors. "BSA has a long track record of effectively advocating on behalf of the global software industry, and we look forward to collaborating with other industry leaders to advance policies that promote innovation and growth and that expand markets worldwide."
BSA President and CEO Victoria Espinel said, "We are delighted to have salesforce.com as a member and look forward to adding their expertise to our policy programs. The software industry has always been an engine of innovation, and now it is rapidly adopting new business models and distribution platforms that create tremendous new opportunities. As the world's leading provider of enterprise cloud computing, salesforce.com will bring an important perspective to BSA. We look forward to partnering with them on initiatives to enable innovation and growth across the whole industry."
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world's most innovative companies, creating software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 60 countries around the world, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.
SOURCE BSA | The Software Alliance