Salesforce increasing headquarters to Seattle following $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition (CRM, DATA)

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  • San Francisco’sSalesforce is increasing its headquarters into Seattle, co-CEO Marc Benioff introduced Monday.
  • Following its $15.7 billion acquisition of Tableau, introduced Monday, Salesforce will develop its footprint within the Washington state area, the place each Amazon and Microsoft are headquartered.
  • Salesforce already has round 1,000 workers in Bellevue, Washington, and it’ll develop as soon as Tableau joins the corporate formally.
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Salesforce is increasing its footprint to Seattle, dwelling of tech giants Microsoft and Amazon.

Whereas the San Francisco-based Salesforce already has round 1,000 workers in Washington, the corporate plans to make Seattle its second headquarters following its acquisition of Tableau, co-CEO Marc Benioff mentioned throughout a convention name Monday.

“I’m an enormous admirer of the expertise market in Seattle…there’s only a few locations the place you possibly can put collectively a software program firm as scale,” Benioff mentioned. “Seattle can be a distinctive market.”

Salesforce introduced Monday its intent to amass the Seattle-based knowledge visualization firm Tableau for $15.7 billion in a deal that can shut by the tip of October if it is authorized by shareholders.

Tableau has four,200 workers globally, with its headquarters in Seattle. The corporate will proceed to function as a separate model beneath its present CEO Adam Selipsky.

Salesforce is well-known for holding naming rights for the tallest constructing in San Francisco, and the corporate has a giant presence and native Salesforce towers throughout the US, in cities like Chicago and New York. It additionally has a giant presence globally in international locations like Israel, Morocco, and Canada.

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