iHance wins Developer Hero Award 2008 at the salesforce.com Dreamforce Conference
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – November 5, 2008
iHance Inc. today announced that Chief Technology Officer John Hart won the Developer Hero Award at Dreamforce '08, salesforce.com's user and developer conference.
"This is the second consecutive year in which John Hart has been acknowledged for his pioneering work on the Force.com Platform. The resulting AppExchange solution, iHance Absolute Automation, has been adopted by over 300 corporate customers worldwide" said Christopher da Cunha, Chief Executive Officer of iHance. "Equally important, unbiased customer feedback posted to AppExchange has been phenomenal. Many consider Absolute Automation to be the most important productivity App on AppExchange" added Mr. da Cunha.
"Force.com has enabled us to develop and commercialize innovative solutions in record time," said John Hart, iHance's CTO.
"Apex Developers like John Hart are crucial to the success of the Force.com platform, and we are pleased to recognize John for his contributions to this success," said Clarence So, senior vice president of marketing, salesforce.com.
About iHance Inc.
Founded in 2001, iHance Inc. delivers patented sales 2.0 solutions that enable sales and marketing professionals to instantly identify and connect with their best prospects online. Over 200 corporate customers worldwide have adopted iHance solutions including iHance Vision and Absolute Automation. iHance is a privately held company with offices in San Francisco, California and Seattle, Washington. For more information about iHance please visit our website at www.iHance.com or call 415-617-0015.
About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange
Force.com is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The Force.com platform powers the Salesforce CRM applications, more than 1,000 ISV partner applications like those from CA Technologies, FinancialForce.com and Fujitsu, and 185,000 custom applications used by salesforce.com's 87,200 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel. Force.com also enables developers to make any enterprise app social by leveraging the social collaboration components including profiles, status updates, and real-time feeds available with Chatter.
Applications built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the salesforce.com AppExchange 2 marketplace, now featuring the ChatterExchange.