I’m Reid, I live in Chicago and work as a product manager for Salesforce on the Marketing Cloud (tho these words are mine). I’ve also been a developer evangelist for Salesforce and ran the Salesforce Labs program for a couple of years. You might also enjoy meeting the other Salesforce.com Developer Evangelists — they’re a pretty great crew.
Most of my career has been about software in some way shape or form, although I also spent some time as a “regional sales manager” for a medical device company back in the day. My first job out of college was at Mrs. Field’s Cookies, and they fired me.
You can also find me on Twitter and Github and LinkedIn and Google+.
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Reid Carlberg is a 20+ year veteran of the software industry. As a Senior Director Product Management on the Marketing Cloud team at Salesforce, Reid drives the roadmap for the MobilePush suite of products, which includes Push, Geofencing and Beacons. Since joining Salesforce, he has helped the 2m strong Salesforce developer community succeed on the Salesforce1 Platform, launched hundreds of new apps on the AppExchange as part of the Salesforce Labs program, taught thousands of developers about the Internet of Things at the Dreamforce Connected Device Lab and spoken about cloud app development around the world. Reid holds an undergraduate degree in Japanese and a Master’s Degree in Software Engineering. He lives in Chicago.
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Great stuff! Would love to hear more of your thoughts on IoT as I’m hosting an event on the topic Oct. 2.
I met you at the conference near the IoT center. Attended your session today on Intro to Force.com webinar. I am new to Salesforce.com platform. I am leading the effort for our company to get onto the platform