BusinessWeek Publisher Geoffrey A. Dodge to Join Salesforce.com as Senior Vice President, Media Sales

SAN FRANCISCO - September 4, 2007 - Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that Geoffrey A. Dodge, age 47, will be joining the Company on September 17, 2007 as Senior Vice President, Media Sales.  Dodge joins salesforce.com after serving as Senior Vice President and Publisher of BusinessWeek since 2004, where he was responsible for setting and implementing the overall sales and marketing strategy for BusinessWeek and its affiliates.  At salesforce.com, he will report to Executive Vice President of Sales, Dave Orrico, and will be responsible for driving further adoption of salesforce.com's award-winning solutions in the media industry. 

"The media and publishing industry is ripe for the benefits of our on-demand model," said Dave Orrico, Executive Vice President of Sales, saleforce.com. "We are excited to have Geoff join the salesforce.com team to leverage his vast experience and relationships in the media industry and build on the momentum we already have in this market."  

As Senior Vice President and Publisher at BusinessWeek, Dodge was responsible for setting and implementing the overall sales and marketing strategy for BusinessWeek SmallBiz, BusinessWeek Online, and BusinessWeek T.V.  During his tenure, he was honored with the McGraw Hills 2005 Corporate Achievement Award, and named the Most Innovative Consumer Magazine Publisher in 2005 by B-to-B Magazine.  Prior to this position, Dodge served as Associate Publisher of the publication, where he was responsible for U.S. sales.  He joined BusinessWeek from serving as Publisher of Money Magazine, and prior to that was President and CEO of Media Space Solutions, a newspaper advertising planning and placement firm.

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