Salesforce and Slack execs outline their goals for the $27.7 billion deal
Here's what they said at Salesforce's annual investor day.
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Top Salesforce and Slack executives have laid out their vision for how to integrate the two companies following last week's much-publicized $27.7 billion acquisition.
The discussion took place on Tuesday at Salesforce's annual investor day and included remarks from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Chief Operating Officer Bret Taylor and Chief Revenue Officer Gavin Patterson, as well as Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield.
According to research from analysts at RBC Capital Markets, highlights of the pending merger discussed by the execs include:
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