How Connects Cloud Technology and the Education Community

Salesforce is a company that’s known for managing customer interactions for complex businesses and organizations.

But a university isn’t just a business. And students aren’t just customers. So how does Salesforce create specialized tools for higher ed institutions to interact with students?

To find out, I spoke with Allyson Fryhoff of

But much to my surprise, Allyson didn’t just tell us about the cloud-based software Salesforce is providing to colleges. She also told us a few ways that the nonprofit branch of Salesforce is giving back to education overall.

Listen to our interview to find out how Salesforce is connecting cloud technology and the education community through

Listen to the full series, Transforming Higher Ed with Cloud Technology.


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Hannah Nyren

Hannah Nyren

Hannah Nyren is the General Manager of EdTech Times. A Texan by birth but a Bostonian at heart, Hannah is an educational writer, AmeriCorps alum, and one-time StartupWeekend EDU (SWEDU) winning team member. She started her career at a Pearson-incubated edtech startup, but has since covered travel, food & culture, and even stonemasonry in addition to education.