Each year at Dreamforce, we celebrate the successes of our partner ecosystem with the Salesforce Partner Innovation Awards. These awards recognize the incredible work performed by our Consulting Partners and App Innovation Partners, and their dedication to delivering customer success. Our partners are an integral part of bringing Salesforce innovation to life and, as demonstrated by the award submissions, this past year was exceptional!

For 2016, we expanded the innovation awards to include our App Innovation Partners  to showcase the breadth and depth of our partners’ cutting-edge solutions and highlight examples of our connected ecosystem. I am pleased to announce the following 2016 Salesforce Partner Innovation Award winners:

Innovative Solutions by Consulting Partners

  • Innovation in Service: Accenture with customer Coca-Cola

  • Innovation in Media: Accenture with customer RCS Media Group

  • Innovation in Nonprofit: Appirio with customer Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Innovation in Communications: Bluewolf with customer T-Mobile

  • Innovation in Analytics: Capgemini with customer Jetstar

  • Innovation in Sales: Cognizant Technology Solutions with customer Allergan

  • Innovation in the Connected Partner Ecosystem: CRM Science with customer AAMCO

  • Innovation in Marketing: DEG with customer Hallmark Baby

  • Innovation in Financial Services: Deloitte Digital with customer American Express

  • Innovation in Public Sector: makepositive with customer East Sussex Highways

  • Innovation in Healthcare & Life Sciences: Perficient with customer NextGen Healthcare

  • Innovation in Manufacturing: PwC with customer Lennar

  • Innovation in Community: PwC with customer Lenovo

  • Innovation in Retail: PwC with customer Sam’s Club

  • Innovation in App Cloud: Wave6 with customer Kelly Services

  • Innovation in the Connected Partner Ecosystem: Wipro with customer Phillips

Innovative Solutions by App Innovation Partners

  • Innovation in Healthcare & Life Sciences: Apttus with customer IMS Health

  • Innovation in Community: CloudCraze with customer Adidas

  • Innovation in Service: Glance Networks with customer Intuit

  • Innovation in Sales: InsideSales.com with customer General Electric

  • Innovation in Retail: OSF Commerce with customer PREDATOR NUTRITION

  • Innovation in Manufacturing: Propel with customer AMS Technologies

  • Innovation in Nonprofit: roundCorner with customer International Rescue Committee

  • Innovation in App Cloud: Sage Software, Inc. with customer Medtexter

  • Innovation in Communications & Media: Vlocity with customer Sky Italia

Congratulations to all of our 2016 Partner Innovation Awards Winners for their achievements. I also want to applaud our entire partner community for their commitment to helping companies embrace innovation and successfully transform the way they run their businesses.  It is truly inspiring to see all of the innovation and customer success being driven by our ecosystem.These customer successes show that the Salesforce partner ecosystem continues to play a crucial role in trailblazing for our customers. Thank you.