While Their Partnership Is New, IBM Influenced Salesforce's Core Values
IBM and Salesforce share 5,000 common customers, the CEOs noted.
Only in the past year, however, did they begin advancing a partnership centered around their respective artificial intelligence platforms, Watson and Einstein.
"IBM's core values have influenced many companies, including ours," Benioff told Rometty. Big Blue has always prioritized a mission of doing what's good for society, and Salesforce's founders took that lesson to heart.
"With values, it's what you do when no one's looking," Rometty added.