Marc Benioff

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Marc Russell Benioff (born September 25, 1964) is an American Internet entrepreneur with a net worth of $6.5 billion.wikipedia
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Salesforce.com

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He is the founder, chairman and co-CEO of Salesforce, an enterprise cloud computing company.
The company was founded in 1999 by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff, Parker Harris, Dave Moellenhoff, and Frank Dominguez as a company specializing in software as a service (SaaS).

David Benioff

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Marc is a distant cousin of showrunner and television producer David Benioff.
He is a distant cousin of Salesforce founder Marc Benioff.

Time (magazine)

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On September 16, 2018 Marc and his wife Lynne bought Time for $190m.
Formerly published by Time Inc., since November 2018 Time has been published by TIME USA, LLC, owned by Marc Benioff.

Burlingame High School (California)

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He graduated from Burlingame High School in 1982.

World Economic Forum

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Members of the Board of Trustees include: Mukesh D. Ambani, Marc Benioff, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Mark Carney, Laurence D. Fink, Chrystia Freeland, Orit Gadiesh, Fabiola Gianotti, Al Gore, Herman Gref, Angel Gurría, André Hoffmann, Christine Lagarde, Jack Ma, Yo-Yo Ma, Peter Maurer, Luis Alberto Moreno, Muriel Pénicaud, H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, L. Rafael Reif, David M. Rubenstein, Mark Schneider, Klaus Schwab, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Jim Hagemann Snabe, Feike Sybesma, Heizo Takenaka, Zhu Min.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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Marc Russell Benioff (born September 25, 1964) is an American Internet entrepreneur with a net worth of $6.5 billion.

Religious Freedom Restoration Act (Indiana)

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In March 2015, Benioff announced Salesforce would cancel all employee programs and travel in the state of Indiana after the passing of SB 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a controversial bill which would allow companies and individuals to deny service to LGBT individuals based on religious beliefs.
Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, described the bill as an "outrage" and announced that the company would cancel all programs that require customers or employees to travel to Indiana.

Chief executive officer

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He is the founder, chairman and co-CEO of Salesforce, an enterprise cloud computing company.

Cloud computing

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He is the founder, chairman and co-CEO of Salesforce, an enterprise cloud computing company.

American Jews

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Benioff was raised in a Jewish family long established in the San Francisco Bay Area.

San Francisco Bay Area

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Benioff was raised in a Jewish family long established in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Business administration

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Benioff received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1986, where he was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

University of Southern California

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Benioff received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1986, where he was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Tau Kappa Epsilon

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Benioff received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1986, where he was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Fraternities and sororities

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Benioff received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1986, where he was a member of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Showrunner

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Marc is a distant cousin of showrunner and television producer David Benioff.

Television producer

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Marc is a distant cousin of showrunner and television producer David Benioff.

Atari 8-bit family

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At 15 years old, he founded Liberty Software, creating and selling games such as Flapper for the Atari 8-bit.

Epyx

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Epyx published his King Arthur's Heir, The Nightmare, Escape from Vulcan's Isle, and Crypt of the Undead, and by 16, Benioff was earning royalties of $1,500 a month, enough to pay for college.

Assembly language

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While at USC, Benioff had internships as an assembly language programmer at the Macintosh division of Apple Computer.

Macintosh

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While at USC, Benioff had internships as an assembly language programmer at the Macintosh division of Apple Computer.

Apple Inc.

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While at USC, Benioff had internships as an assembly language programmer at the Macintosh division of Apple Computer.

Oracle Corporation

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He expected to continue programming after college, but USC professors advised Benioff to obtain customer-oriented work experience and he joined Oracle Corporation after graduation in a customer-service role.

Software as a service

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He has long evangelized software as a service as the model that would replace traditional enterprise software.

Platform as a service

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He is the creator of the term "platform as a service" and has extended Salesforce's reach by allowing customers to build their own applications on the company's architecture or in the Salesforce cloud.