Seattle Innovation Hub
January 27, 2017
new Bellevue office will house one of the company’s largest Engineering
& Innovation Hubs and is located at the Nine Two Nine Office Tower
building, where the company will be the largest tenant. In the coming
months, Salesforce plans to double its workforce in Bellevue to nearly
500, helping the company deliver new innovations to its more than
150,000 customers around the world.
“Salesforce is the recognized leader in CRM, a category with higher
growth than any other in enterprise software. We have been named the
Innovator of the Decade by Forbes, and are focused on continuing to
deliver market-leading solutions for our customers,” said Parker Harris,
co-founder, Salesforce. “By tapping into the local talent pool in the
Seattle area, we can expand our world-class engineering team,
accelerating our ability to create innovative products that redefine the
welcome Salesforce to our vibrant downtown,” said Mayor John Stokes.
“Salesforce’s expansion to Bellevue demonstrates that we are rapidly
becoming a distinguished hub for technology and innovation in the
Pacific Northwest with some of the technology industry’s most prominent
leaders and companies calling Bellevue home.”
The new Bellevue Engineering & Innovation Hub will help accelerate
Salesforce's ability to bring innovative solutions to its customers.
With dedicated mindfulness areas and large social lounges designed to
inspire creativity and collaboration, engineers can work together on
breakthrough technologies that span the latest innovations in artificial
intelligence with Salesforce Einstein, productivity with Salesforce
Quip, mobility with Salesforce1, app development with Salesforce
Lightning and connected devices with the IoT Cloud.