David Reed | Engineer, architect, communicator

David Reed    |    Engineer, architect, communicator



Salesforce Certified Application Architect Salesforce Certified Data Architect Salesforce Certified Sharing and Visibility Architect Salesforce Certified Development Lifecycle and Deployment Architect Salesforce Certified Platform Developer II Salesforce Certified Platform Developer I Salesforce Certified Nonprofit Cloud Consultant Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder Salesforce Certified Administrator

Top Skills

  • Salesforce architecture, development, ISV packaging
  • DevOps and automation for Salesforce
  • Python, Rust, JavaScript engineering
  • Technical leadership, education, developer relations


  • Elected moderator, Salesforce Stack Exchange, 2019-
  • Salesforce MVP alumnus, 2019
  • Frequent community speaker
  • Open source maintainer and contributor


Python Rust Apex JavaScript LWC Salesforce DX CumulusCI Managed Packaging NPSP CI/CD Django FastAPI Heroku SQL Docker GitHub Actions CircleCI


M.A., Ancient Greek, Florida State University (2009-2011).
B.A., Liberal Arts, St. John's College (2005-2009).

Recent Experience

Principal Member of Technical Staff, Salesforce (2019-)

Interim Product Manager, CumulusCI Suite, Salesforce (2021-2022)

Salesforce Application Architect, Radian Group (2017-2019)

Salesforce Developer, American Civil Liberties Union (2017)

Data Systems Manager, Santa Fe Institute (2015–2017)

Presentations and Open Source Projects