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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on June 6, 2017.





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Meeting Information
Meeting Type:             Annual Meeting
For holders as of:        April 12, 2017
Date:  June 6, 2017          Time:  2:00 PM PDT
Location:   350 Mission Street

    San Francisco, CA 94105


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                   Voting Items                  

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following director nominees:


  1. Election of Directors



  1a. Marc Benioff


  1b. Keith Block


  1c. Craig Conway


  1d. Alan Hassenfeld


  1e. Neelie Kroes


  1f. Colin Powell


  1g. Sanford Robertson


  1h. John V. Roos


  1i. Robin Washington


  1j. Maynard Webb


  1k. Susan Wojcicki

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:


2. Approval to amend our 2013 Equity Incentive Plan, including to increase the number of shares authorized for grant by 37 million shares.


3. Approval to amend our 2004 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase the number of shares authorized for employee purchase by 8 million shares.


4. Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending January 31, 2018.


5. To approve, on an advisory basis, the fiscal 2017 compensation of our named executive officers.

The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 YEAR on the following proposal:


6. To recommend, by non-binding vote, the frequency of executive compensation votes.

The Board of Directors recommends you vote AGAINST the following proposal:


7. A stockholder proposal requesting, on an advisory basis, action to allow stockholders to request special meetings of stockholders.

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.