Hilarie Koplow-McAdams Joins Salesforce.com as Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Sales


SAN FRANCISCO - July 10, 2008 - Salesforce.com [NYSE: CRM], the market and technology leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), today announced that technology industry veteran Hilarie Koplow-McAdams has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Sales.  Reporting to Frank van Veenendaal, President, Global Corporate Sales and North American Operations, Koplow-McAdams will be responsible for the continued growth and success of the salesforce.com sales organization.

"With more than twenty years tenure in technology sales and management, Hilarie brings a wealth of experience and skills that will help our company continue its tremendous rate of customer acquisition and ongoing leadership," said van Veenendaal.  "We are thrilled to have her as part of our executive management team."

Before joining salesforce.com, Koplow-McAdams was Vice President of Direct Sales for Intuit Corporation, where she led both the direct sales and supporting organizations.  Responsibilities included driving sales strategies and execution in the small business segment for Intuit's financial software offerings, focusing on sales innovation and customer satisfaction.

A longtime veteran in the software sales industry, Koplow-McAdams spent 18 years in enterprise sales with Oracle Corporation.  During her tenure there, she held a variety of sales leadership roles including Senior Vice President of Oracle's North American direct sales channel organization.  Key initiatives included the rapid expansion of Oracle's inside sales strategy overall with a focus on the SMB space along with key industries.  Additionally, Koplow-McAdams played a key role in the expansion of Oracle corporate sales strategy globally.

"It is an incredible time to join salesforce.com as the company expands its leadership in Software-as-a-Service to revolutionize how companies build and deploy applications over the Internet with Platform-as-a-Service," commented Koplow-McAdams.  "I'm happy to join such a strong sales organization, and look forward to helping the team bring The End of Software to an even greater number of customers around the globe."

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