In an opinion piece for The New York Times, Salesforce co-founder and CEO Marc Benioff argues: It’s time for a new capitalism — a more fair, equal and sustainable capitalism that actually works for everyone and where businesses, including tech companies, don’t just take from society but truly give back and have a positive impact. … Continue reading Marc Benioff on Why We Need New Capitalism
Ari Levy has come up with an old-fashioned and often gone missing style of corporate leader profile of Salesforce co-founder Marc Benioff. If there is any criticism of this piece — there is too little criticism and counterpoints from others. For example, the decision to keep the ICE contract needed more deliberation. It would have been valuable to get the point of view from others — Microsoft, for example — and get a better understanding of the business of Salesforce. Again, I am nit-picking on what is an excellent profile of a technology CEO who is not shy about speaking up.
Seven years is a longtime in technology — both from a technological and business perspective. Technologies become redundant, behaviors are reinvented and new ideas coming at you like bugs flying into the headlights of a car speeding through the night. And perhaps that is why I am amazed that The Crunchies (which were started as … Continue reading A Storehouse moment!