Dave Carroll is Principal Developer Evangelist for salesforce.com’s Force.com platform. A technologist at heart, Dave’s enthusiasm for programming and technology inspires the developer community to think creatively about using various technologies with the company’s Force.com platform. Dave was instrumental in launching and validating the company’s first SOAP API. In addition to speaking about the platform at numerous events and conferences, Dave has also led and participated in the creation of many of the developer tools for the platform. With a range of development experience from Pascal and C to Java, .Net, JavaScript and Actionscript , Dave brings a practical developer perspective to both external developer communication and internal production feedback.

Previously, Carroll demonstrated his early understanding of the value of on-demand software as a service serving as Chief Technology Officer at Advanced HR, Inc., a Saratoga-based on-demand software company providing Compensation Benchmarking for pre-IPO companies. Before that, Carroll was a senior technical analyst and technologist for PSW-3, a financial services company and spent many years as a software consultant. Carroll has spent over 15 years developing software on a variety of platforms.

Email me at dcarroll@salesforce.com