Our roots with Salesforce go deep. With nearly two decades of history, Salesforce is part of our DNA. Join us on a quick trip down memory lane...
Salesforce Chief Marketing Officer Sarah Franklin joins Qualified’s Board of Directors.
Salesforce launches the AppExchange Chat Program, powered by Qualified, an offering for every Salesforce partner to have conversations with buyers directly on the AppExchange Marketplace.
Qualified hires longtime Salesforce veteran, SVP Dan Darcy, as Chief Customer Officer amidst the backdrop of incredible company growth and momentum. Dan spearheads the differentiated Qualified excellence program, a team of Salesforce-certfied experts that do “whatever it takes” to make our customers successful.
Salesforce Ventures participates in Qualified’s $12M Series A alongside Norwest Venture Partners and Redpoint Ventures.
Qualified achieves SOC2 and Salesforce Security certifications. Launches on the AppExchange as a Certified Salesforce ISV Partner and rapidly achieves more than 80+ 5 star reviews from customers.
Salesforce highlights Qualified as an elite group of “Entreprenuer Trailblazers,” founders who are building billion-dollar businesses entirely on Salesforce, including funding, platform, apps, and go-to-market.
Kraig and Sean found Qualified, the first conversational sales and marketing platform for Salesforce, purpose-built for Sales Cloud, and running its code 100% on the Salesforce platform.
Drafting off the incredible success of Salesforce Service Cloud, GetFeedback adoption accelerates and quickly becomes the de-facto CX feedback platform for the world’s largest enterprise Service Cloud customers.
Salesforce selects GetFeedback as its global CX provider. Salesforce and GetFeedback showcase how Salesforce uses GetFeedback to power its global CX program during the Service Cloud Keynote at Dreamforce 2016.
GetFeedback launches as the only mobile-first feedback platform for Salesforce Service Cloud. Ranks #1 on the Salesforce AppExchange.
Salesforce Ventures invests in GetFeedback to fuel CX feedback platform for Salesforce Service Cloud customers.
Along with veteran Salesforce technologists
Bing Yang and Gopal Patel, Kraig & Sean found GetFeedback, the first Customer Experience (CX) feedback platform built for Salesforce Service Cloud
Cloud, Social, and Mobile technologies dominate consumer life and Salesforce unveils the vision for how companies must transform in the new digital world. Marc, Kraig, and Dan Darcy (now with Qualified) embark on the “Business is Social” World Tour, culminating at Dreamforce X, the tenth annual Dreamforce user conference.
Sales Cloud and Service Cloud momentum establish Salesforce’s position as the #1 CRM based on marketshare worldwide.
As the social media revolution takes companies by storm, Chatter becomes the defining Salesforce innovation of the year and Salesforce launches Chatter.com at the Superbowl XLV Halftime Show with the Black Eyed Peas.
Kraig and Sean (along with Salesforce execs Brett Queener & Chuck Ganapathi) spearhead the development of Salesforce Chatter, the Enterprise Social Network with social profiles and feeds inside of Enterprise Apps. They go on global roadshow to debut Chatter to customers around the world.
The success of Service Cloud inspires Salesforce to develop and launch major new cloud, social, and mobile innovations to its flagship Salesforce automation product, and rebrand it as Salesforce Sales Cloud.
Cloud computing gains steam and Marc, Kraig, Dan Darcy, and Alex Dayon launch Salesforce’s second major product, dubbed the “Service Cloud“ in multi-city World Tour. Salesforce Service Cloud will become the next $1B product line at Salesforce.
As the Salesforce/Google alliance gathers momentum, the duo begins talking about SaaS and PaaS as “Cloud Computing.” The moniker sticks and Salesforce makes bold move and announces “Welcome to the Cloud” at Dreamforce 2008.
Salesforce and Google announce the “Salesforce/Google Alliance” and launch "Salesforce for Google Apps" at a press conference at the Four Seasons in San Francisco with Marc Benioff, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Kraig and Sean on stage.
As Google’s advertising empire expands, Salesforce for Google Adwords is announced at an all-hands company event at Google Headquarters. Kraig, Sean, and Google Founder Sergey Brin show the future of online marketing and how Salesforce and Google will serve B2B customers.
Kieden is embedded within Salesforce and renamed "Salesforce for Google Adwords." The product launches in multi-city world tour event across North America with Marc Benioff, Sheryl Sandberg (now Facebook COO), and Kraig Swensrud on stage.
Salesforce acquires Kieden in August, 2006. Kraig and Sean oversee the developing relationship between Salesforce & Google.
Kieden launches on "Salesforce AppExchange Day,” a Salesforce launch event at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Kieden is one of the first 5 apps on Salesforce AppExchange, the world's first enterprise app marketplace.
Kraig & Sean start their first company, Kieden, an advertising platform that integrates Salesforce with Google AdWords. Online advertising spend is skyrocketing, and now B2B companies can measure online advertising ROI with Salesforce. Kieden is built almost entirely on Salesforce’s first generation platform known as “SForce.”
Shortly after rolling out Salesforce at an early SaaS pioneer, Kraig and Sean attend the first-ever Dreamforce conference at Westin St. Francis hotel in downtown San Francisco. Their eyes are opened to the potential of using Salesforce as a development platform for their first venture.