Five Patron Technology Senior Staff Members Presented at Dreamforce ’16

New York, NY – October 19, 2016

Five members of Patron Technology’s senior staff and managerial team were chosen to present in live sessions at Dreamforce ’16, held October 4-7 in San Francisco. Hosted by Salesforce, this annual user and developer conference drew 170,000 participants and had over 2,000 sessions and thousands of live solutions from the world’s largest cloud ecosystem.

For her session for product managers, architects, and developers entitled Build Your First AppExchange App, Karla Smagorinsky, Patron Technology’s Associate Product Manager, demonstrated what Patron Technology has built on the Salesforce platform, including PatronManager’s proprietary Box Office Express app, Barcode Scanning app, and MailChimp connector.  

Daniel Pesick, Patron Technology’s Associate Product Manager, represented PatronManager in the Dreamforce 2016 Demo Jam along with five other companies that serve the non-profit market. With three minutes to showcase the best of their apps, Daniel provided a real-time demo of PatronManager’s Box Office Express.

Rachel Hands, Patron Technology’s Senior Manager of Client Administration, and a certified Salesforce.com Advanced Administrator, participated in a panel discussion, How to Map Out Your Career Plan with Trailhead, which offered tips on how to use Trailhead as a personal career coach and digital career planner to map out and track progress in reaching career goals.

Judith Shimer and Andrew Wainacht, Senior Client Administrators at Patron Technology, presented Conducting a Large Admin Team, a session based on how PatronManager’s Client Administration team operates, showing our internal protocol for making sure projects are properly documented, tested, and approved. Demonstrating a solution covering all three bases by combining Chatter Actions, Approval Process, and Process Builder, they then discussed designing individual protocols to fit an organization’s specific team.

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ABOUT PATRON TECHNOLOGY: Patron Technology’s mission is to revolutionize the arts & entertainment industry by helping our customers build stronger and more profitable relationships with their patrons. We help them do this with PatronManager, a CRM system that combines box office ticketing, fundraising, marketing, and staff collaboration, built entirely on the cloud-based Salesforce platform.

Since launching in 2010, PatronManager has been the fastest growing platform for arts & culture organizations in the U.S. Over 650 organizations use PatronManager, primarily symphony orchestras, theatres, opera companies, dance companies, university performing arts centers, and museums.

Patron Technology was founded by Eugene Carr, a multi-faceted innovator and professionally trained cellist who served as Executive Director of New York City’s American Symphony Orchestra and then started CultureFinder.com, the first to bring cultural event listings and online ticketing to AOL in the 1990’s. Mr. Carr founded Patron Technology in 2001 with Ross Kudwitt, and the company quickly became the leader in e-marketing technology for arts non-profits with its first product, PatronMail.

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