Dreamforce 2018 Video Highlights: Hear from Salesforce Leaders and Special Guests
Dreamforce 2018 is in full swing, featuring announcements on new innovations from Salesforce, new grants to address homelessness and other social challenges, and many very special guests. It’s easy to miss many of the highlights, so here you’ll find a collection of videos from the event, featuring news, must-see moments, and interesting personalities.
Celebrating Trailblazers: Don’t Miss the Dreamforce Opening Keynote Address. As Dreamforce launched in San Francisco, Salesforce leaders and special guests took the stage for the keynote address. From Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich to fashion icon Brunello Cucinelli, special guests at the keynote drove home how Salesforce solutions are driving customer and fan engagement, as well as community involvement. Meanwhile, Salesforce leaders, including Marc Benioff, Keith Block, Parker Harris, Ebony Frelix and Tony Prophet discussed new innovations, grant announcements and more. Watch the video here.
Marc Benioff Talks with CNBC’s Jim Cramer and Bloomberg’s Emily Chang. “The economy is ripping, it is still ripping,” Benioff said in an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer, filmed live at Dreamforce. “We know, we are listening to customers.” Benioff also delves into how Einstein artificial intelligence that integrates with voice apps is at the heart of why Salesforce’s new partnership with Apple is important. The video is available here.
In addition, don’t miss this video interview featuring Benioff discussing trust, regulation and more with journalist Emily Chang on Bloomberg TV.
Building Inclusive Cities: Bay Area Mayors Weigh In. As Dreamforce 2018 opened, Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, announced $18 million in grants addressing three important issues facing the city of San Francisco: public education, homelessness, and cleanliness. After the announcement, Bay Area mayors sat down for a fireside chat on building inclusive cities moderated by Jim Green, Salesforce’s SVP of Government Affairs and Public Policy. Watch the discussion here.
PepUpTech on Opportunity Creation and Diversity. "Diversification gives you a higher yield on your return, so why wouldn’t you do that for your organization?" Selina Suarez, co-founder of PepUpTech, posed that question during the Dreamforce 2018 keynote. PepUpTech gives motivated, underserved youths support and resources to help them succeed.
Hear more from Suarez in the video here.
Improving Customer Experiences and Driving Change at Unilever. Unilever CEO Jane Moran took the stage at Dreamforce to explore how her company is using technology to improve customer experiences and drive positive change for more than 2.5 billion people. “We have an obligation as an organization to improve people’s lives,” she said. See how Unilever is doing so here.
How Marriott International is Trailblazing with Hospitality. In a video seen at the Dreamforce opening keynote, Marriott International Global CCO Stephanie Linnartz discussed how her company is using hospitality as a platform for change and leveraging Salesforce’s platform and applications. Watch the video here.
United Way on Community Service. "If you see the world through someone else’s eyes and act on compassion, good things happen.” So said United Way CEO Brian Gallagher, in a Dreamforce 2018 video segment showcasing how United Way is making a positive difference for communities. Get his thoughts here.
Want more highlights? See what trailblazers are up to onsite at Dreamforce 2018 in this video, and live video from daily sessions and events is available here.