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Week of Sonika Tomar

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana. Check out who is in the spotlight this week and be sure to connect further using the links at the bottom of this post!

Title and Current Employer

Salesforce Consultant, Girikon

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Certifications

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator January 27, 2016
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I February 24, 2016
  • Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant September 23, 2016
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant June 2, 2017

Trailhead

Currently at 257 badges and counting!

Salesforce User Group Leader?

Leading Salesforce, Gurgaon(India) WIT User Group

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Einstein

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

N/A

Fun Facts about me:

  1. Curious to learn new things
  2. Loves to play badminton
  3. Avid Card Player
  4. Loves to motivate WIT.

Most Identifies With This Salesforce Mascot:

N/A

Favorite GIF

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Connect with me:

The Trailblazer Community

Twitter

LinkedIn

Blog

 

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Week of Mark Tossell

Every week the GIF Squad tries to feature a person we feel contributes to the Salesforce community #Ohana. Check out who is in the spotlight this week and be sure to connect further using the links at the bottom of this post!

Title and Current Employer

CIO, Visioneer360

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Certifications

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator November 26, 2016

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Currently at 257 badges and counting!

Salesforce User Group Leader?

Mark recently co-founded the Bella Vista User Group in Sydney, Australia.

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Einstein Analytics

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Error codes that make sense.

Fun Facts about me:

  1. Was a Baptist Pastor for 20 years!
  2. Massive F1 fan!
  3. Hates peanut butter.
  4. Has visited 43 of the 50 States although he is an aussie.
  5. Does Trailhead for fun!

Most Identifies With This Salesforce Mascot:

Einstein — because it’s Einstein!

Favorite GIF

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Connect with me:

The Trailblazer Community

Twitter

LinkedIn

Blog

 

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Week of Nitin 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 Nitin Gupta!

You can connect further using the links at the bottom of this post!

Title and Current Employer

Associate Consultant, Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd.

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Certifications

  • Salesforce Certified Administrator May 11, 2016
  • Salesforce Certified Pardot Specialist March 31, 2017
  • Salesforce Certified Marketing Cloud Email Specialist April 17, 2017
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant October 16, 2017
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder March 21, 2018
  • Salesforce Certified Marketing Cloud Consultant March 30, 2018

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Currently at 61 badges and counting!

Salesforce User Group Leader?

Nitin is not a leader yet, but yes he has played a vital role in organizing many of Salesforce events and Salesforce Saturdays.

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Journey Builder from Salesforce Marketing Cloud, it helps the marketer to complete customer journey and reach its goal.

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

n/a

Fun Facts about me:

  1. whole neighborhood use to see how Nitin’s mom use to drag him to his tuition, and now everyone is proud of him.
  2. He starts with beer and ends till bar is open
  3. He proposed his first girlfriend 13 times after that it’s been 8 years and now he is going to marry her.
  4. His college mate called him ‘Hulk’ as he took his friend to the hospital in his arms for 500 meters approx, due to traffic.
  5. when it comes to protection, trust and keeping secrets, Nitin is the best bro and friend you can depend on.

Most Identifies With This Salesforce Mascot:

Einstein, Because he can predict and helps in getting the desired results.

Favorite GIF

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Connect with me:

The Trailblazer Community

Twitter

LinkedIn

Blog

Week of Steve Harris

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 Steve Harris! Be sure to check out Steve’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

Title and Current Employer

Applications Manager, Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co.

 

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator (August 16, 2016)
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator ( August 1, 2017)
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant (September 5, 2017 )
Trailhead

Currently at 315 badges and counting!

Are you a Salesforce User Group Leader?

YES! I currently lead the Daytona Beach, FL User Group.

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Process Builder because you can automate so many processes very easily.

5 Fun Facts about Steve
  1. I am a huge Jimmy Buffett fan and Parrothead!
  2. I have been to 19 shows overall and 5 this past year!
  3. I am a diehard West Virginia University athletics fan.
  4. 19 months ago I had never heard of Salesforce, now I have 3 certifications, 315 Trailhead Badges and 3 Superbadges along with being part of an amazing Ohana! (Editor’s note: Given the magnitude of this one, we’ll happily accept is as both #4 & #5! Great work, Steve!!)
Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Einstein because I can have crazy hair days sometime also!

Favorite GIF

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Week of Zac Otero

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 Zac Otero! Be sure to check out Zac’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

Title and Current Employer

Salesforce Lead at BKD CPAs & Advisors

Are you a User Group Leader?

No, but I’m a Planning Committee Member in Springfield Missouri

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator (February 7, 2015 )
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator (October 6, 2016 )
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder (October 7, 2016 )
Trailhead

Currently at 23 (and counting!)

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Process Builder / FLOW – Because automation is fun!!

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Archived Activities

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Process Automation Specialist Superbadge

5 Fun Facts about Zac
  1. I was home-schooled
  2. I once worked in a popcorn factory
  3. I had very long hair for about 15 years
  4. I’ve played the drums since high school
  5. I’ve driven from Missouri to Alaska, three different times
Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Einstein, because E=mc2.

Favorite GIF

 

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Week of James Chen

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 James Chen! Be sure to check out James’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator (August 5, 2016)
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder (September 10, 2016)
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator (October 24, 2016)
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant (December 8, 2016)
  • Salesforce Certified Service Cloud Consultant (December 18, 2016)
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I (May 14, 2016)
Trailhead

Currently at 123 (and counting!)

 

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Developer Console, a quick way to test simple soql statements and execute apex code.

 

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Meet as many people from the community as possible!

5 Fun Facts about James
  1. I am bilingual
  2. I speak three different dialects of Chinese
  3. I practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
  4. I can cook
  5. I have visited more countries than I have visited states
Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Einstein, we both love to use knowledge to make a positive impact.

Favorite GIF

 

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Week of John Graf

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 Graf! Be sure to check out John’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Business Process Director at World Water Works, Inc.

Certifications
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator!
Trailhead

Currently at 51 Badges

Are you a UserGroup Leader?

Oklahoma City User Group

Favorite Salesforce Feature

Custom Objects coupled with Process Builder; We as Administrators can make our Salesforce Orgs jump through hoops.

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Reporting: The native report tool is so powerful . . . until it’s not. Showing users how easy it is to create useful and applicable reports but then having to say “Um, you can’t do that” when they want complex multi-child reporting is a difficult pill to swallow.

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

Using my Dev Org to build a gamified productivity application in the style of Dungeons and Dragons. Using the Community feature available on the Developers Org, you can invite 5 other Admins to play along and encourage better productivity. Pretty Neat-o, right?

5 Fun Facts about JOHN
  1. My favorite time is time spent recording Nerdforce Podcast Episodes.
  2. I have a degrees in Film and Video Studies and Wind Energy Technology.
  3. My go-to karaoke jam is “Istanbul” by They Might Be Giants.
  4. Nana Gregg was my first real Ohana Friend in this amazing Community.
  5. Since that day I have made hundreds of great friendships among all of you. I feel pretty lucky.
Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

I Heart Einstein!

Favorite GIF

 

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Week of Squire Kershner

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 Squire Kershner! Be sure to check out Squire’s contact information at the bottom of this post.

 

Title and Company

Salesforce Platform Lead at Baird

Certifications

Here are ALL 9

  • Salesforce Certified Data Architecture & Management Designer
  • Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Designer
  • Salesforce Certified Force.com Developer
  • Salesforce Certified Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Advanced Administrator
  • Salesforce Certified Sales Cloud Consultant
  • Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder
  • Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I
  • Salesforce Certified Application Architect
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Currently at 163 Badges

Are you a UserGroup Leader?

I help out with the Wisconsin User Group

Favorite Salesforce Feature

I love Lightning Experience. Finally having a user experience that matches the power under behind the scenes is a beautiful thing!

Salesforce’s Biggest Opportunity for Improvement

Reporting: The native report tool is so powerful . . . until it’s not. Showing users how easy it is to create useful and applicable reports but then having to say “Um, you can’t do that” when they want complex multi-child reporting is a difficult pill to swallow.

Salesforce Goal(s) for 2017

I would like to focus on the community for the rest of the year, so I’m planning to present another SFDC webinar and hope to turn it into a DF17 session! (maybe with Ben’s help again . . . . ?)

*Editor’s note: We have it on good authority that Ben would indeed love to do another Dreamforce session with Squire!

5 Fun Facts about Squire

5.) I coach baseball and lacrosse, neither of which I played in school/college.
4.) My drink of choice is scotch and have tried nearly 50 single-malts.
3.) I used to be a professional gamer, and hosted a podcast for nearly 4 years on the topics of strategy and design.
2.) My favorite super hero is Spiderman, but I am severely arachnophobic
1.) During college, I worked security for concerts, and had an opportunity to see Pink Floyd during rehearsal as well as slap high-five with Ritchie Sambora after a show.

Most Identifies With Which Salesforce Mascot

Einstein: Albert Einstein and I share the same birth date, he had a brilliance but also humility that I greatly respect, and my favorite quote by Albert, “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” represents who I am and how I achieve my Salesforce goals. Also . . . A.I.? I mean, that’s some Star Trek stuff right there! My inner nerd is loving where that is headed.

Favorite GIF

 

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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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