TechDisrupt interview with Marc Benioff


Marc Benioff was interviewed last week at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco. During the informal interview with Michael Arrington, Marc offered his opinion on some of the heavy-hitting businesses in silicon valley (the likes of Facebook and Google) as well as providing some details about the man himself. For those of you who don’t have time to watch the interview in full here are a few key points:

On Salesforce

  • Salesforce will have 10,000 employees by the end of the year
  • Chatterbox, a Dropbox competitor is coming soon (likely to be announced at Dreamforce)
  • was recently chosen by Google over Asana

On Marc Benioff

  • He’s a fan of biometric devices (and investor in Fitbit)
  • Doesn’t own a private plane, but does like to rent them from time to time
  • He enjoys paddle boarding┬áin Hawaii where he goes to zone out

Fireside chat with Marc Benioff (28 minutes)