Salesforce, a US cloud service company, has a strong focus on India from a revenue and talent viewpoint, according to Relina Bulchandani, executive vice president of real estate and workplace services.
Salesforce India’s CEO and chairwoman, Arundhati Bhattacharya, announced that the company will hire 2,500 new personnel. By January of the following year, the company’s workforce in the nation will rise from 7,500 to 10,000.
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She also gave an interview with a report stating that Cloud computing has the ability to radically change India’s domestic economy, making it more robust and inclusive. NASSCOM also reported that by 2026 cloud computing has the potential to account for around 8% of the country’s GDP, expanding fourfold over the next five years. Similarly, cloud computing has the potential to produce 14 million employments by 2026, increasing threefold over the following five years. End-user industries run the risk of becoming obsolete and may lag behind in innovation, growth, and competitiveness without faster cloud adoption. The possibilities are enormous, and they have only scratched the surface.
Salesforce, Incorporation is a cloud-based software company with its headquarter in San Francisco, California. It was founded by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff and swiftly developed to become one of the world’s largest corporations, going public in 2004. Company offers customer relationship management (CRM) software and apps for sales, customer care, marketing automation, analytics, and application development. Salesforce’s ongoing expansion positions it to become the first cloud computing company to generate $1 billion in annual sales by the fiscal year 2009, and the world’s largest enterprise software corporation by 2022.
Salesforce is now one of the world’s greatest technological businesses, and as of September 19, 2022, it is the 61st largest company in the world by market capitalisation, with a value of roughly $153 billion. Salesforce was ranked 136th on the most current Fortune 500, with projected revenue of $26.5 billion in 2022. It has also been a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since 2020.
Salesforce also launched Salesforce Genie, a hyper-scale real-time data engine that drives the complete Customer 360 platform. Genie comes with built-in connectors for data from all channels (mobile, online, APIs), legacy data via MuleSoft, and historical data from proprietary data lakes. Using Genie, any organization can now transform data into customer magic, delivering seamless, highly personalized experiences across sales, service, marketing, and commerce while continuously adapting to changing customer information and demands in real-time.
Relina Bulchandani, Salesforce’s executive vice president of real estate and workplace, said in an interview on Thursday that services have a major focus on India in terms of revenue and employees. She claims that the San Francisco-based company is serious about increasing its footprint in India and India’s future looks promising.
Bulchandani also remarked that during the epidemic, a lot of Indian talent relocated to Tier 2 cities for a better quality of life, and if Salesforce wants to tap into that talent, the firm must be strategic about it. When asked what the next set of skills Indian youngsters will need to master after the pandemic, Bulchandani suggested that the future revolves around Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).