BrightStep Partners @ Dreamforce ’17

We’re excited to connect, learn and present at this year’s Dreamforce. This year we’re going to share our learnings on all things people related – how to manage moving and motivating groups of people, and how to assess your own Salesforce strengths and find mentorship in your career.


Here’s where to find us. We’re looking forward to connecting!

Monday, November 6th:

  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Megan Himan is available at the Ask the Expert booth – Westin St. Francis

What’s “Ask an Expert”? Bring your toughest Salesforce questions (and your laptop) to Ask an Expert! Tech Support, Customer Success Architects, and MVP’s will be waiting for you in the Lodge.  Agenda Builder link. 

Tuesday, November 7th:

  • 8:00 am – 10:30 am

BrightStep is a proud Sponsor of the Girlforce Breakfast

Wednesday, November 8th:

  • 12:00 pm – 12:20 pm

10% Tech, 90% People – Your Org-Wide Salesforce Implementation

Are you getting ready to implement Salesforce across multiple programs or departments? Buckle up because we’re going on a fantastic ride that will uncover all kinds of new business processes and collaboration opportunities across your organization. Join us to hear how three different nonprofit leaders tackled the project pre-work, mid-project slump, and go-live troubleshooting that led to a successful people-driven implementation. You’ll learn tactical steps to start off strong, keep people engaged, and deal with the organizational change opportunities that will bubble up in the process.

Theresa Hall co-presenting with clients Janet Arias-Martinez (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)), Kacey Wulff (ChildrenNow), and Lisa Leander (Vital Voices Global Partnership). Westin St. Francis – Creekside Theater – Session Bookmark

  • 5:30 – 7:00 pm Party at the Westin St. Francis (nonprofit zone)

Thursday, November 9th:

  • 10:30 am – 10:50 am

Think Like an Analyst: Tips for Navigating Salesforce as a Solo Admin

Congrats on being a solo Admin! Now it’s time to craft your plan. In this session, you’ll gain the tactics and mindset to cross the line from Admin to analyst. We’ll teach you real tools to manage up, tame the flood of incoming requests, and how to ask the right questions to translate user asks into lasting solutions. We’ll help you understand your strengths to transform your career from order taker to product owner. You’ll walk away with tools you can use to manage your work, and a vision to help you think about what’s next.

Megan Himan co-presenting with Vered Meir in the Admin Theater, Admin Meadow, Moscone West – Session Bookmark

  • 12:00 pm – 12:20 pm

Mentorship in the Real World: Get the Support You Need for Your Career

Great mentors can open doors, offer unique guidance and enhance your career, but it’s not always clear how to get one. In this session, we’ll talk about what mentorship looks like in the real world, explore personal experiences and share lessons learned as a fledgling person in tech. You’ll walk out with real actionable steps to get the support you need.

Megan Himan presenting in the Admin Theater, Admin Meadow in Moscone West – Session Bookmark


Megan Himan has over fifteen years experience in the nonprofit sector and over ten years working on the Salesforce platform. She has a unique combination of deep technical skills paired with an ability to strategically convene groups, coach executives and leadership through transitions, and execute on project deliverables. She is Founder & Principal of BrightStep Partners - solutions with strategy for Salesforce success. In September 2017, she was named a Salesforce MVP.

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