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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff's Casual Approach Scandalized Cisco Board


Salesforce founder and co-CEO Marc Benioff has a casual approach to board meetings. The approach scandalized some of Cisco's board members, according to Bloomberg. Business Insider reports that Benioff would reportedly sometimes video-conference into Cisco board meetings from Hawaii. Through the video screen, Cisco's other board members could see Benioff exercising on an elliptical in a tanktop, according to the report.

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