Does trust matter more than growth? Salesforce’s Benioff thinks so.

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  • Categories: A-From MTT, Channel: Martech: Marketing, Martech Column
  • I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that for those of us marketing, selling or consuming SaaS technology (i.e., just about everyone), Salesforce founder Marc Benioff is a pretty important guy. As the Godfather of the subscription model, he’s a symbol of rapid scale and arguably the catalyst for the entire martech industry. There’s simply no other CEO out there who embodies the “race to $100M annual recurring revenue” zeitgeist more than Benioff.

    So, when recent headlines from the World Economic Forum reported the Salesforce founder’s main talking point was that trust should be more important to a business than growth, it got my attention.

    [Read the full article on MarTech Today.]


    About The Author

    Joe Hyland
    Joe Hyland is the CMO of the leading webinar platform company, ON24, where he is responsible for the company’s global marketing, communication and brand strategy. He has over a decade of experience creating and marketing innovative products in the enterprise and SaaS software markets. Before joining ON24, Hyland was the CMO at Taulia, the SaaS market-leading financial supply chain company. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.