Vlocity is Thriving on the Salesforce AppExchange by Focusing on Industry Verticals

Vlocity Thriving on the Salesforce AppExchange

Summary of Article Published by Rich Ord for WebProNews

Vlocity is Featured on the Salesforce AppExchange, Where Companies Can Find Third-party Applications that Run On and Integrate with the Salesforce Platform

David Schmaier, CEO and Founder of Vlocity, a Forbes Cloud 100 Company, says that Vlocity is the fastest company ever built on the Salesforce AppExchange and the Salesforce platform.

Vlocity Has 5 Industry Verticals Built on Top of Salesforce

Vlocity is the single fastest company ever built on the Salesforce AppExchange and the Salesforce platform. The app exchange has 4,000 companies that do basically everything you can do possibly with the world's number one CRM platform and cloud platform Salesforce. What we do is we build five industry verticals on top of the Salesforce platform; communications and media, insurance, healthcare, government, and our newest addition is the energy business. We take what our regulated businesses and we make them digital.

I came to my first Dreamforce in 2013 and I was looking around for opportunities. Some friends had built a company called Veeva, which is the biggest company ever built on the Salesforce platform and they do pharmaceutical and life sciences CRM. I came to Dreamforce to find the next Veeva and when I found was astonishing. Back then there were around 2,700 companies on the AppExchange and I saw CPQ, CGI, Middleware and Document Management, but no other industry vertical applications.

We named the company Vlocity because we're fast, and we're trying to improve the agility of our customers.

– David Schmaier, CEO & Founder, Vlocity

There was only one back then and yet it was the largest company ever built on the Salesforce platform and the only one to go public. You didn't need to be a Ph.D. in computer science to figure out that there was an opportunity to build another Veeva, a bigger Veeva, which we call Vlocity.

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