20VC: Marc Benioff on The Future of San Francisco and What He Would Do if in Charge? Marc Benioff’s Five Step Process to Priorities and Why Money Does Not Make You Happy & Work From Home vs In-Person; How to Manage in Changing Worlds
Posted on 25th September 2023 by Harry
Marc Benioff is Chair, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Salesforce and a pioneer of cloud computing. Under Benioff’s leadership, Salesforce is the #1 provider of CRM software globally and one of the world’s fastest-growing enterprise software companies. Benioff founded Salesforce in 1999, and it is now a Fortune 150 company with 70,000+ employees. Benioff is the owner and co-chair of TIME, and the founder of TIME Ventures. Benioff is the author of the New York Times bestseller Trailblazer: The Power of Business as the Greatest Platform for Change. Benioff was named “Innovator of the Decade” by Forbes and is recognized as one of the World’s 25 Greatest Leaders by Fortune.
In Today’s Episode with Marc Benioff We Discuss:
1. The Future of San Francisco:
What would Marc do if he were in charge of San Francisco today?
What would he change with regards to housing, policing and crime?
Why does Marc believe there are doomsday proclaimers on SF? What do they have to gain?
Will Dreamforce always be held in San Francisco?
2. Money and Ambition: The Mind Behind a $200BN Machine
Does Marc believe that money makes you happy?
How has Marc’s relationship to money changed over time?