Announces Cloudforce Japan 2011 – The Largest Social Enterprise Event in Japan

Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff to deliver keynotes December 14 and December 15, 2011 at the Prince Park Tower Tokyo
More than 10,000 people registered to learn how companies can transform themselves into social enterprises with social, mobile and open cloud computing

SAN FRANCISCO (December 12, 2011) – (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing ( company, today announced Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff will deliver keynote addresses at Cloudforce Japan to more than 10,000 people who have registered to attend the largest social enterprise event in Japan. Benioff will present on the social enterprise on December 14 and December 15, 2011 at the Prince Parker Tower Tokyo.  The presentations will take place on both days at 10:00 am Japan Standard Time (December 13 and 14, 5:00 pm PST).  People can watch the keynote and join the conversation with Salesforce Live! which begins at 9:30 a.m. JST at

In addition, Benioff will host a Q&A session for media and analysts on December 14 at 12:00 pm JST (December 13, 7:00 pm PST) and participate in the New Japan Forum, a panel discussion focused on innovation and entrepreneurialism in Japan, on December 15 at 12:40 pm JST (December 14, 7:40 pm PST) that will be audiocast at

Cloudforce 2011 JapanCloudforce 2011 Japan is the largest social enterprise event in Japan with more than 10,000 people registered to attend.  In addition to Benioff’s keynotes, Cloudforce 2011 Japan features 30 break-out sessions, innovative solutions from 80 partner sponsors, and numerous customer success stories from around the world. Also, on the evening of December 15, will host a benefit party for the reconstruction of the Tohoku region.  Billed as “Club Recovery,” the party will be DJ’d by, seven-time Grammy winner and front man for the Black Eyed Peas.

The Social Enterprise RevolutionA social revolution is taking place today. The number of social networking users has surpassed e-mail users, and people access the Internet more from mobile devices than from desktops. is helping companies meet the challenge of this social revolution with its social enterprise strategy. Today, companies must change the way they collaborate, communicate and share information with customers and employees to stay competitive. By leveraging’s social, mobile and open cloud technologies, companies can transform themselves into social enterprises by developing social profiles of customers, creating employee social networks and building customer, partner and product social networks.

About Salesforce.comWith 100,000+ customers, is the enterprise cloud computing company that is leading the shift to the social enterprise. Social enterprises leverage social, mobile and open cloud technologies to put customers at the heart of their business. Based on’s real-time, multitenant architecture, the company’s platform and application services include:

  • Salesforce Chatter, a private social network for your business
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud, for sales force automation and contact management
  • Salesforce Service Cloud, for customer service and support solutions
  • Salesforce Radian6, for social media monitoring and engagement
  • Salesforce, the most complete source of accurate business data
  • AppExchange, the leading marketplace for enterprise cloud computing applications
  •, for custom application development
  • Heroku, for building social and mobile apps
  •, the world’s first enterprise cloud database

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