Leah McGowen-Hare, MSEd is a Director with Salesforce. As a Developer Evangelist, Leah gets people inspired to build and create on the Salesforce Platform. Prior to her current role, Leah owned the learning strategy for Salesforce’s engineers using Salesforce’s learning tool, Trailhead. Additionally, Leah was an accomplished and dynamic Master Technical Trainer for Salesforce. She has 20+ years of experience in technology; mastering a variety of roles including Consultant, Developer, Manager and Technical Trainer. Her career reflects the evolution of computing technology. She’s worked in mainframe, personal computing, client-server and cloud computing. Her work has included systems integration, system implementations and conversions. Leah holds a BS in computer science and an MS in tech education. She uses her knowledge and experience to demystify and make technology more accessible to youth, girls, communities of color and Vets through organizations such as BlackGirls Code, Technovation, Girls Who Code and Vetforce and was recently awarded Powerful Woman of the Bay 2016 Honoree for her efforts.