Salesforce chief executive Benioff is centre stage again

Salesforce is holding its Dreamforce event in a remote format although the 2021 edition has some hybrid elements and is a step up on last year

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
21st September, 2021
Salesforce chief executive Benioff is centre stage again
Marc Benioff’s speech lacked the vim of some previous years but it was a step up on 2020

Whereas last year’s Dreamforce had Marc Benioff, the company’s co-founder and chief executive, standing in what looked like bitterly cold weather in San Francisco, the traditional village was back and a limited crowd was present for the sermon on the mount.

Last year, it was cold and quick from the off. This time around there were some warm-up speakers and a performance of Nothing Else Matters by Metallica, albeit at the...

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