Salesforce CEO announces plans for blockchain product

Salesforce is working on a product based on blockchain technology, the cloud computing company’s CEO has revealed.

Marc Benioff, who founded the company in 1999, said “I had been thinking a lot about what is Salesforce’s strategy around blockchain, and what is Salesforce’s strategies around cryptocurrencies and how we relate to all of these things,” he said.

While not providing details on the upcoming product, Benioff said that he hopes to “have a blockchain and cryptocurrency solution for Salesforce and for all of our customers” before Dreamforce – a conference the company will host in San Francisco on Sept. 25.

Salesforce is best-known for its cloud computing software for customer relationship management. The company made $10.5 billion in revenue in the year ending Jan. 31.


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