Salesforce Announces Opening of Its New Seattle Area Engineering & Innovation Hub, Plans to Double Local Workforce to 500

Cloud-based CRM company Salesforce has announced the grand opening of its new office in Bellevue, WA. The new Bellevue Engineering & Innovation Hub would help accelerate Salesforce‘s ability to bring innovative solutions to its 150,000 customers around the world.

salesforce cloudThe 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.

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.

Salesforce is the recognized leader in CRM, a category with higher growth than any other in enterprise software,” said Parker Harris, co-founder of Salesforce. “We have been named the Innovator of the Decade by Forbes, and are focused on continuing to deliver market-leading solutions for our customers. 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 customer experience.”