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August 18, 2023

Salesforce Announces Speaker Lineup for Dreamforce 2023, Emphasizing AI’s Transformative Role

Aug. 18, 2023 — Salesforce this week announced initial speakers for Dreamforce 2023. Diving deep into AI and how it’s transforming the world around us, Dreamforce 2023 will bring together customers, partners, leaders and visionaries to talk about what the future of trusted AI looks like for businesses around the world.

The world’s largest AI event, Dreamforce 2023 will take place at Moscone Center in San Francisco from Sept. 12-14. Tens of thousands of in-person attendees and millions online on Salesforce+ will come together for three full days to learn, connect, have fun and give back. Foo Fighters will headline Dreamfest, a benefit concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals. Click here to register.

AI Leaders Convene at the World’s Largest AI Event

A majority of senior business leaders are prioritizing AI for their business over the next 18 months, saying it will help them better serve their customers, take advantage of data, and operate more efficiently. However, a number of important questions around ethics, security and bias need to be answered for enterprise AI to be implemented in a trusted, responsible way.

The event will showcase the brightest minds shaping our future at the largest AI event across more than 70 AI researchers, innovators, ethics experts and thought leaders:

  • Sam Altman, CEO, OpenAI
  • Dr. Fei-Fei Li, Sequoia Professor of Computer Science; Co-Director, Institute for Human-Centered AI, Stanford University
  • Dr. Alondra Nelson, Harold F. Linder Professor, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Dario Amodei, Co-Founder and CEO, Anthropic
  • Aidan Gomez, CEO, Cohere
  • Abeba Birhane, Cognitive scientist, Sr Advisor in AI Accountability at Mozilla Foundation
  • Dr. Margaret Mitchell, Chief Ethics Scientist at Hugging Face
  • Eric Salobir, President, Executive Committee, Human Technology Foundation
  • Abhay Parasnis, Founder & CEO, Typeface
  • Richard Socher, Founder & CEO,
  • Ayanna Howard, Ph.D., Accomplished Roboticist, Entrepreneur & Educator
  • Clement Delangue, Co-founder / CEO, Hugging Face
  • David Luan, CEO & Co-Founder, Adept
  • Rob Reich, Professor, Stanford University; Associate Director of Stanford’s Institute for Human Centered AI
  • Sonia Kastner, CEO & Founder, Pano AI

Joined by fellow visionaries and futurists who will share how we should be thinking about business as the greatest platform for change through this AI revolution including Dr. Jane Goodall, Matthew McConaughey, Rainn Wilson, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and more.

Dreamforce will also feature a series of TIME100 Talks showcasing the foundational role female leadership plays in AI innovation. TIME will recognize AI innovators and leaders at the largest AI event in the world.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff will kick off Dreamforce 2023 with a live opening keynote streamed globally, with an anticipated 100+countries tuning in. He will introduce new Einstein AI innovations and unveil Salesforce’s vision for a future where AI transforms the way we work and the way customers interact with brands.

Following the keynote, Benioff will sit down with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman for a conversation on the future of AI and the critical role trust plays.

Stream Dreamforce on Salesforce+

Salesforce+ will allow our global community to connect to Dreamforce anytime from anywhere. More than 72 hours of live broadcast content and 120+ new on-demand episodes showing the latest innovations and biggest highlights from Dreamforce will live exclusively on Salesforce+.


Register here to experience the event in-person, and meet with some of the world’s most exciting and influential AI leaders and companies.

Source: Salesforce