Salesforce is developing a major AI product called Einstein, reports Forbes

Salesforce is at work on an artificial intelligence-related product called Einstein, according to a lengthy profile of CEO Marc Benioff that’s online today and is set to appear in the Sept. 13 issue of Forbes. According to the piece, the Einstein project explains why Benioff spent $390 million two years ago buy responsive-email company Relate IQ and to hire its CEO, Steve Loughlin. It also explains why Salesforce has bought at least six AI startups since then and why the CEO of one of those acquisitions, MetaMind’s Richard Socher, a Stanford AI academic, will build Salesforce’s first research lab. “If this is not the next big thing, I don’t know what is,” Forbes quotes Benioff as saying. The product is set to launch at Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference Oct. 4-7 in San Francisco,…


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