Salesforce is a global cloud computing company that provides business software on a subscription basis. It is best known for its on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) solutions. It offers users with a customer community, partner community, developer community, and an app exchange marketplace. Salesforce provides its products and services to various industries, including healthcare, finance, life sciences, automotive, media, retail, manufacturing, and communications.
Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
25,000 (est)
Salesforce was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Salesforce

Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff

Chairman & CEO
Shinichi Koide

Shinichi Koide

Chairman and CEO, Salesforce Japan
Parker Harris

Parker Harris

George Hu

George Hu

Chief Operating Officer
Mark Hawkins

Mark Hawkins

Anthony Fernicola

Anthony Fernicola

President, Global Enterprise Sales
David Havlek

David Havlek

Senior Vice President, Finance
Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

President, Sales and Customer Success
Keith Block

Keith Block

Vice Chairman and President
Joe Allanson

Joe Allanson

SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Jim Cavalieri

Jim Cavalieri

Alex Dayon

Alex Dayon

President, Products

Salesforce Office Locations

Salesforce has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Bellevue, Boston and in 14 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
300 1 Market St
Empresarial 18 Do Forte, BR
190 Av. Copacabana
Vancouver, CA
710 375 Water St
Toronto, CA
400 10 Bay St
Tampa, US
270 4301 W Boy Scout Blvd
Spokane Valley, US
101 12825 Mirabeau Pkwy
Santa Monica, US
1442 2nd St
New York, US
685 3rd Ave
New York, US
1095 Avenue Of The Americas 1095 6th Ave
Louisville, US
270 361 Centennial Pkwy
Irvine, US
300 Spectrum Center Dr
Indianapolis, US
111 Monument Cir
Hillsboro, US
2035 Nw Cornelius Pass Rd
Herndon, US
100 2550 Wasser Terrace
Chicago, US
111 W Illinois St
Boston, US
500 Boylston St
Bellevue, US
1800 929 108th Ave Ne
Atlanta, US
3300 950 East Paces Ferry Rd Ne

Salesforce Data and Metrics

Salesforce Financial Metrics

Salesforce's revenue was reported to be $8.4 b in FY, 2017 which is a 26% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

8.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

6.2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

179.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

64.2 m

Market capitalization (21-Jun-2017)

62.4 b

Closing share price (21-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2017)

1.6 b


62.8 b
Salesforce's current market capitalization is $62.4 b.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


4.1 b5.4 b6.7 b8.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

968.4 m1.3 b1.7 b2.2 b

Gross profit

3.1 b4.1 b5 b6.2 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Sales and marketing expense

2.2 b2.8 b3.2 b3.9 b

R&D expense

623.8 m792.9 m946.3 m1.2 b

General and administrative expense

596.7 m679.9 m748.2 m967.6 m

Operating expense total

3.4 b4.2 b4.9 b6.1 b


(286.1 m)(145.6 m)114.9 m64.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

77.2 m73.2 m72.5 m89 m

Interest income

10.2 m10 m15.3 m27.4 m

Pre tax profit

(357.9 m)(213.1 m)64.3 m25.4 m

Income tax expense

125.8 m49.6 m111.7 m(154.2 m)

Net Income

(232.2 m)(262.7 m)(47.4 m)179.6 m
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


781.6 m908.1 m1.2 b1.6 b

Accounts Receivable

1.4 b1.9 b2.5 b3.2 b

Current Assets

2.7 b3.6 b4.3 b6 b


1.2 b1.1 b1.7 b1.8 b


3.5 b3.8 b3.8 b7.3 b

Total Assets

9.2 b10.7 b12.8 b17.6 b

Accounts Payable

934.3 m1.1 b1.3 b1.8 b

Total Debt

1.9 b1.4 b1.3 b2 b

Current Liabilities

4 b4.4 b5.6 b7.3 b

Total Liabilities

6.1 b6.7 b7.8 b10.1 b

Common Stock

610 k651 k671 k708 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

3.4 b4.6 b5.7 b8 b

Retained Earnings

(343.2 m)(605.8 m)(653.3 m)(464.9 m)

Total Equity

3 b4 b5 b7.5 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x0.3 x0.3 x0.3 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.1 x0.1 x0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3 x2.7 x2.6 x2.3 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(232.2 m)(262.7 m)(47.4 m)179.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

875.5 m1.2 b1.6 b2.2 b

Capital Expenditures

(299.1 m)(290.5 m)(284.5 m)(464 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(2.4 b)(698.4 m)(1.5 b)(2.7 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

1.6 b(310.5 m)132.6 m997.7 m

Free Cash Flow

576.4 m883.3 m1.3 b1.7 b
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2017


977.2 x


29 x


37 x


335.7 k


0.3 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

Salesforce Operating Metrics

Salesforce's Customers was reported to be 150 k in FY, 2017
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Average Daily Transactions

2.3 b


150 k150 k150 k


976 b



Salesforce Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
KruxNovember 01, 2016$700 m
BeyondCoreAugust 15, 2016$110 m
QuipAugust 01, 2016$750 m
DemandwareJune 01, 2016$2.9 b
Salesforce MetaMindApril 04, 2016$32.8 m
SteelBrickDecember 23, 2015$360 m
Relate iqJuly 11, 2014$390 m
ExactTargetJune 04, 2013$2.5 b
Salesforce Buddy MediaJune 04, 2012$689 m
Salesforce Radian6March 30, 2011$326 m
HerokuDecember 08, 2010$250 m
JigsawApril 21, 2010$142 m

Salesforce Market Value History

Salesforce Revenue Breakdown

Salesforce Expenses Breakdown

Salesforce's employees are reported to be approximately 30% female and 70% male.

Salesforce Job Categories

Salesforce Online and Social Media Presence

Salesforce News and Updates

Salesforce Company Life and Culture

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