Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and CEO of, may be running the world’s fourth-largest software firm, after Microsoft, Oracle and SAP AG, but his company’s presence in South-East Asia, including India, is being felt only now.

Salesforce will hire 1,000 employees in Hyderabad alone. It already has 1,000 employees spread across its various centers in the country.  It is estimated that the Salesforce effect would contribute to 1.1 million jobs directly and indirectly and $17.2 billion in new business revenues to the Indian economy by 2022.

Source: The Hindi Business Line