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John Taschek
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Patricia Arquette is a dedicated activist, with years of struggle behind her, but her most effective effort may have been her shortest. In accepting the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2015, she s…
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The future of business is storytelling says The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Chief Social Officer. Great post by +Vala Afshar 
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Salesforce Positioned as a Leader in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Sales Force Automation. Salesforce Sales...
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Not quite what +Steve Gillmor had in mind. Interesting article though -- as if notifications evolved from toaster lights.
In his famed experiments, Ivan Pavlov trained his dogs to associate mealtime with the ring of a bell. Pavlov found he could elicit an involuntary physical..
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Great! Dreamforce news spikes interest in Google Search.
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Salesforce just made a major announcement ahead of Dreamforce and I literally had to pick my jaw up off the floor after seeing Salesforce Lightning and the new Lightning Experience. If you haven’t seen it yet, you are in for a big surprise because it is an entirely new Salesforce and it is
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+Vala Afshar - joining salesforce.com. Exciting day!
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Super Bowl XLIX is officially in the books. The New England Patriots have been named World Champions once again, Katy Perry wowed the world riding in on a lion, and many people now understand what it is that GoDaddy.com actually offers. After a night of parties, cheering, and some of...
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  • salesforce.com
    salesforce.com strategy, present
  • eWEEK magazine
  • PCWeek
  • PC/Computing
  • Department of Housing and Urban Authority (under contract)
  • National Alliance of Business
  • The Source
  • Engineer Topographic Labs (US Army Core of Engineers)
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Alexandria, VA - Woodbridge, VA
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John Taschek is responsible for corporate strategy at salesforce.com, a role spans marketing, communications and product strategy, competitive intelligence, and outbound communications about the salesforce.com cloud services and platform. Taschek has been with salesforce.com since 2003.

Prior to joining salesforce.com, Taschek was the lab  Director for Ziff Davis Enterprise PC Week and eWEEK IT publications. He was an award winning technology columnist, a member of the editorial board, and a technology evaluator, a role that  llowed Taschek access into thousands of technology organizations. Taschek joined PC Week in 1994 after spending two years as a technical editor for the consumer-focused PC/Computing magazine. 

While at Ziff Davis, Taschek wrote or co-authored  several books, including one on Windows NT for Ziff Davis Press, and contributed to Que’s books on the Internet and World Wide Web. 

Taschek also contributed to  PriceWaterhouseCooper’s annual technology review.

Prior to Ziff Davis, Taschek worked on the office automation project for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This was under contract with Advanced Technology Systems. There he worked along with the technology group under contract with Martin Marietta (Lockheed Martin.

Taschek started his professional career at The Source in McLean, Virginia, a pioneer in online
computing.

Taschek lives in San Francisco with wife and three children. He is active in the community, though schools, the salesforce.com Foundation, and through coaching several soccer teams.
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  • Woodbridge High School
    1982
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