Chairman & CEO Marc Benioff to Keynote AlwaysOn Innovation Summit

SAN FRANCISCO — July 24, 2006 — (NYSE: CRM), the market and technology leader in on-demand business services, today announced that Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of, will deliver a keynote address entitled "The Future of Software: The Code Ahead" at the AlwaysOn Innovation Summit on July 26, 2006 at Stanford University.

Following the keynote, Benioff will participate in a panel entitled "Has the SaaS Model Finally Arrived," which will be moderated by Ray Lane, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The keynote address will begin at 2:00 p.m. Pacific, followed immediately by the panel presentation.

The AlwaysOn Annual Innovation Summit is a thought leader and development conference which focuses on the sweet spots in technology markets, where innovation is disrupting behavior and creating new business opportunities. AlwaysOn will web cast the event. Those interested in viewing the web cast can visit

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