Salesforce co-CEOs Marc Benioff and Keith Block on stage at Dreamforce 2018.


CNBC has published a profile of Salesforce Chairman and co-CEO Marc Benioff, by Ari Levy, headlined, “Marc Benioff Unplugged for Two Weeks, and Had a Revelation That Could Change the Tech Industry.” The story provides a look back at Salesforce’s milestones from 2018 and a look ahead for 2019.

Among other topics, the profile explores the decision to promote Keith Block to co-CEO of Salesforce; the purchase of Time Magazine; comparing Facebook to cigarettes; Benioff’s belief that the crisis of trust in the tech industry requires government regulation; hiring a Chief Ethical and Humane Use Officer; and advocacy for the homeless population in San Francisco.

Read the full story here.