Chairman and CEO to Speak at Ninth Annual Nikkei Global Management Forum in Tokyo

Marc Benioff to take the stage with CEOs of the world’s leading companies at Japan’s most prestigious business conference

Tokyo – October 26, 2007 – (NYSE: CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of, will present at the Nikkei Global Management Forum (NGMF) on Tuesday, October 30, 2007 at 3:40 p.m. (JST), at the Tokyo Prince Park Tower Hotel.  More than 500 senior executives are expected to attend what is the most highly rated business conference in Japan.

Benioff will be speaking alongside the CEOs of the world’s leading companies including Paul Otellini, President and CEO, Intel Corp; Glenn Tilton, CEO UAL Corp. and United Airlines; Jeffery Kindler, Chairman and CEO, Pfizer, Inc.; Tsuneji Uchida, President and COO, Canon Inc.; Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, President and CEO, Nokia Corp.; Shigetaka Komori, President and CEO FUJIFILM Holdings Corp.; Shoei Utsuda, President and CEO Mitsui Co, Ltd.; Gerard Kleisterlee, President and CEO, Royal Philips Electronics; and Jamie Dimon, Chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase and Co., among others.

The theme of the NGMF 2007 is “Corporate Management Challenges New Targets.”  In addition to presenting how Software-as-a-Service enables innovation and business success for companies of all sizes, Benioff will take part in a ‘fireside chat’ with senior staff writer Waichi Sekiguchi from the The Nikkei in the final conference session entitled, “Innovation: The Key to New Markets.”

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