Salesforce.Com was founded by former Oracle executive, and current CEO, Marc Benioff in 1999. The company offers cloud computing services to businesses through a Customer Relationship Management product. The company also capitalizes on the commerce of social networking sites through acquisitions.
The company went public on the NYSE (Ticker symbol: CRM) in 2004. In July of 2012, the company trademarked the term “Social Enterprise” in several countries, however, this was challenged by Social Enterprise UK and the company withdrew their trademark. The company has an add-on for Microsoft Outlook email users.
Also in June 2019, the company announced that it was working to bring more learning capabilities to AI systems.
Salesforce.Com is one of the most highly valued American business cloud computing companies, with revenue in 2019 of $13.28 billion. The company has 35,000 employees and is based out of San Francisco, California.