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Blazing Trails

English, Finance, 10 seasons, 144 episodes, 2 days, 23 hours, 19 minutes
Have you ever wished you could be in the same room with an inspirational leader you admire? Close enough to feel their presence? To hear them tell their story in their own words? And really understand how they became the Trailblazer they are today? At Salesforce, we’re fortunate enough to hear these conversations all the time — at our events, like Dreamforce, and in meetings with our customers and communities. And now, you can experience those conversations too. Every week Blazing Trails brings you new episodes featuring Trailblazers who are leading the charge on topics like the future of work, equality, sustainability, well-being, and technology.
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How Einstein GPT Brings Generative AI to CRM

Today we're talking about the launch of Einstein GPT, which is being announced today at TrailblazerDX 2023. We are going to learn how Einstein GPT will open the door to the AI future for our customers. Here to show us the way is Jayesh Govindarajan, SVP of AI and Machine Learning at Salesforce.
3/7/202322 minutes, 54 seconds
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Sellers as Trusted Advisors and More Tips to Maximize Efficiency

Today we're talking all about the state of sales. In fact, it's the name of our latest sales research, the fifth edition of our State of Sales Report. Here to give us a breakdown is Tiffani Bova, Global Growth Evangelist at Salesforce, and author of the new book, The Experience Mindset: Changing the Way You Think About Growth.
3/1/202323 minutes, 11 seconds
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Opening the Doors of Opportunity for Black Male Youth

In celebration of Black History Month, we're going to learn about The Hidden Genius Project, a nonprofit focused on training and mentoring Black male youth in technology creation, entrepreneurship, and leadership. We'll also learn about the Salesforce Catalyst Fund, which provides unrestricted capital to nonprofits led by underrepresented leaders. Join us for this conversation with Dr. Brandon Nicholson, Chief Executive Officer of The Hidden Genius Project, and Dr. Ron C. Smith, Vice President of Philanthropy at Salesforce.
2/22/202323 minutes, 7 seconds
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How Salesforce Research Is Using AI to Generate Proteins

Did you know that Salesforce AI Research built an AI language model, Salesforce ProGen, that created the first known 3D structure of an artificial protein designed fully by AI? Learn more about this transformative research and the potential impact it may have on the medical world, as well as how AI research is being applied across industries with ProGen's lead researcher, Nikhil Naik.
2/15/202317 minutes, 57 seconds
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CNBC Reporter and Author Julia Boorstin on What Women Leaders Teach Us

Do women bring unique skills as leaders? That's the question Julia Boorstin, CNBC's Senior Media & Tech Correspondent, set out to answer in her new book When Women Lead: What They Achieve, Why They Succeed, and How We Can Learn From Them. On today's episode, Julia talks about the odds-defying leadership approaches of women running the world's most innovative and successful companies - and what we can learn from them. Tune in!
2/3/202322 minutes, 35 seconds
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Can Bringing Back the Woolly Mammoth Help Save the Planet?

Could bringing back the woolly mammoth be a key to saving the planet? Tech entrepreneur Ben Lamm and Harvard geneticist George Church are betting on it. Together they launched Colossal Bioscience, a genetic engineering company focused on using gene editing technology to advance de-extinction. But the company has a much larger goal, re-introducing native populations to help restore natural ecosystems. Join us to hear Ben and George talk about their pioneering work. For more information on Colossal go to
1/25/202320 minutes, 32 seconds
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How to Manage Risk like a Venture Capitalist

Venture capitalist Beth Ferreira, General Partner of FirstMark has spent her career on both the operating and the investment side. Today, she shares what makes successful entrepreneurs tick and how we can take those lessons and apply them to our own careers.
1/18/202319 minutes, 59 seconds
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How to be an entrepreneur: Conversation with Iman Abuzeid, MD, Co-Founder and CEO Incredible Health

Many of us are feeling the need to be entrepreneurial either at work, finding a new job or even starting a new company. Today we are joined by an incredible entrepreneur Iman Abuzeid, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Incredible Health. Her company is valued at $1.65 billion dollars. Iman shares with us how she led her health tech start-up to unicorn status and what it takes to build a successful business.
1/11/202321 minutes, 1 second