May 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive Named Innovation Partner of the Year for Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Media Hive also recognized as top delivery partner for Salesforce Commerce Cloud in North America for second consecutive year

LAS VEGAS; May 17, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been named by Salesforce as the 2017 Salesforce Commerce Cloud Global Innovation Partner of the Year in recognition of its outstanding contribution toward business growth, technology innovation and joint customer success. Media Hive, now part of Accenture Interactive, was also recognized as the 2017 North America Delivery Partner of the Year for the second year in a row for consistent delivery of high-quality customer implementations and support services. The awards were presented yesterday at the Aria Las Vegas at Salesforce’s XChange Conference 2017, the ecommerce and digital retail event of the year.

“Accenture Interactive is thrilled to be doubling down on our Salesforce Commerce Cloud capabilities with the acquisition of Media Hive,” said Glen Hartman, head of Accenture Interactive, North America. “With the union of two Salesforce partners of the year, we’re building an unparalleled team fully dedicated to leveraging the possibilities of Salesforce Commerce Cloud to deliver some of the most innovative and transformational work in commerce.”

With the acquisition of Media Hive on May 15, Accenture Interactive strengthens its Salesforce Commerce Cloud capabilities and improves its ability to deliver best-in-class commerce experiences for clients. Media Hive brings an award-winning team with expertise in cross-channel commerce strategy, custom application development, and the creation of innovative retail experiences for any device.

(From L to R) Chris Bosco (Accenture Interactive), Vince Santo (Media Hive), Nicole Gehring (Accenture Interactive) and Thomas McGee (Media Hive) accept awards at the Salesforce Xchange conference in Las Vegas

“We’re pleased to recognize Accenture Interactive and Media Hive with Salesforce XChange Partner Awards to highlight their commitment to helping retail customers create amazing customer experiences with Salesforce Commerce Cloud -- now smarter than ever with Einstein,” said Tom Griffin, COO, Commerce Cloud, Salesforce. “Accenture Interactive demonstrates a commitment to delivering intelligent, innovative solutions that enable companies to connect with their customers in new ways.”

Accenture Interactive proud to be named the Innovation Partner of the Year by @Salesforce at #XCHG17

Accenture was one of the first global companies to establish a strategic alliance partnership with Salesforce, and continues to grow and strengthen its position as a leading ecosystem partner. Whether working with Salesforce on the launch of Salesforce Einstein, introducing more than 15 new industry Fullforce solutions to date or training one of the largest ecosystem workforces, with more than 9,500 Salesforce skilled professionals, Accenture’s ongoing investment in building deep specialist skills and leading capabilities is unique in the Salesforce ecosystem.

About Accenture Interactive
Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands transform their customer experiences across the entire customer journey. Through our connected offerings in design, marketing, content and commerce, we create new ways to win in today’s experience-led economy. Accenture Interactive was ranked the world’s largest digital agency in the latest Ad Age Agency Report. To learn more follow us @accenturesocial and visit

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 401,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

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