Month: February 2017

Week of Atul Gupta

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on Atul Gupta! Be sure to check out Atul’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Founder, CloudVandana Solutions

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Developer (Both Stages Cleared)
  • Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
  • Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
Trailhead

Currently at 49 Badges

Are you a User Group Leader?

Yes! The New Delhi Salesforce Developer Group

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Process Builder. Everyday I discover new use cases that this wonderful tool can solve. This tool enabled me to get rid of Apex Triggers for 90% of the cases.

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Quick Create. No validations work when creating records via this feature, leads to dirty data getting created in the system. It is the first thing I disable as soon as I get a new org.

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Clear all Certified Technical Architect certs and hopefully Review Board as well.

Fun Fact about Atul

You can see me going bonkers in this #Apexnthelimits video!

Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Einstein, my new friend on the block, want to know this guy more. I’m sure there is more to this guy than what meets the eye.

Favorite GIF

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Week Of Jean Velonis

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on Jean Velonis! Be sure to check out Jean’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Sr. Salesforce Administrator at LifeLock

Certifications
  • Administrator
  • Advanced Administrator
Trailhead

Currently at 116 Badges

Are you a UserGroup Leader?

Yes! Phoenix Women in Tech

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Process Builder! Because it lets admins do amazing things without code!

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Quick Create because why why no….

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

More certifications!

5 Fun Facts about Jean
  1. I’m super competitive (against myself)
  2. I love anything purple
  3. I feel like I live a reality show in my house with a toddler and teenager
  4. I volunteer at the local animal shelter
  5. My husband and I first met in Vegas

 

Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Astro is my favorite! She is so inspiring with all the hats she wears.

Favorite GIF

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Week of ☆ Paula Nelson ☆

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on Paula Nelson! Be sure to check out Paula’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

CTO at Magic Hat Data

Certifications
Trailhead

66 Badges!

Are you a User Group Leader?

I’m the former Phoenix WiT UG Leader

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Branded Email Templates – Makes personalized collaboration so easy!

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Notes – Notes are so important to Users and this Object needs to be customization friendly.

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Add at least 2 certifications. Start GypsyForce.

5 Fun Facts about Paula
  1. I am a wanderer.
  2. I love to drive to User conferences.
  3. My favorite author is “Sark”.
  4. I meditate.
  5. Huge fan of MetaPhysics and SyFy.
Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

The Goat. We have the same color hair and I am just as stubborn as one!

Favorite GIF

 

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Week of John Thompson

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person who we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana . This week the spotlight lands on John Thompson! Be sure to check out John’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Application Development Manager at KVH Industries

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I
Trailhead

50 Badges

Favorite Salesforce Feature

@RestResource, Custom Apex APIs. I love to build integrations to external systems, and being able to build my own APIs allows me to frost a complex cake with simple icing.

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Multi-select picklists. I’m with @SteveMo on this one. Very convenient from a UI standpoint, but a real pain in the neck for reports and formulas!

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Platform Developer II certification.

5 Fun Facts about John
  1. My experience with computers dates back to card readers and keypunch machines
  2. I served in the U.S.Navy for 8 years (1982-1990), honorably discharged as an Avionics Technician 1st Class
  3. I’m a Boy Scout Leader, so the whole Trailhead theme and the concept of earning badges is right up my alley!
  4. I like to cook, and I’ve actually had a little formal training
  5. Before I started working on Salesforce, I was a Quality Engineer
Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Codey the Bear. Apex is my comfort zone.

Favorite GIF

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