Will Salesforce ever change their name?

New Adamned
Jan 25 12 Comments

Salesforce is great, but there's just one thing that just bothers me day and night about working there (aside from Ohana seating) and that's the goddamn name of this company. Since the company has much bigger ambitions beyond CRM and for cloud computing in general, why not drop the "sales" from their name? Nobody likes "sales". I feel like software engineers' first gut reaction when I say I work at "Salesforce" is like the face you make when you smell a fart.

They own force.com, just call it force. Even Cloudforce is better.

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    Fair Oaks

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  • Oscar / Other Tender
    The first company absolutely needs a name change is Cockroach Lab.
    Jan 25 3
    • True, even their logo is green cockroach. Yuck 😷
      Jan 25
    • Oscar / Other Tender
      “Where do you work?”
      “I am a Cockroach.”
      Jan 25
    • New Adamned
      OP
      I disagree, there literally NOTHING worse to me than having the word "sales" in your company name. It's worse than having the word "spreadsheet" in there. It makes it so hard for the broader tech community to see them as the serious cloud company they're trying to be.
      Jan 26
  • Amazon NMJO05
    Honestly, my girlfriend had to explain to me why I should apply to salesforce because I thought it was just a consulting company. I still don’t even know how much emphasis they put in engineering over there.
    Jan 25 3
    • Amazon NMJO05
      Not to mention that their interview was leetcode easy and medium which turned me off somehow
      Jan 25
    • Salesforce hfgnntunv
      @NMJO05, oh thank god. Glad to hear that we still hiring people for their talent rather than ability to leetcode.
      Jan 25
    • Amazon NMJO05
      Sorry you’re right that was dumb.
      Jan 25
  • New monomo
    Don't get me started on this.. there are so many companies with trash names like TheRealReal. 8x8, etc. Really, wtf? Sounds like a hippie company lol
    Jan 25 1
    • New Adamned
      OP
      Nothing worse than having the word "sales" in your company's name.
      Jan 26
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