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Building Apps as Fast as [Salesforce1] Lightning

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The new Salesforce1 Lightning Connect lets you integrate data like never before. Learn and see how Lightning Connect can help you access data from external sources with point and click simplicity and incorporate data from a data warehouse in real time in Salesforce application objects. Learn how USC Marshall School of Business intends to use Lightning Connect to dramatically reduce integration time to unlock and modernize back-office systems.


Chris Coppa

Chris Coppa, CTO, Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California

Chris Coppa is the Chief Technology Officer for the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. In his role at Marshall, Chris oversees all aspects of information technology including network and operations, applications and development, and customer technology services. His teams are involved with supporting major strategic initiatives such as their Salesforce implementation, internal and external web platforms and services, research computing, data integration and analytics, and student computing services.

Yeuk Yuan

Yeuk Yuan, Solution Architect, Salesforce

Yeuk is a Solution Architect in the Advanced Technologies Solutions team. He has been with Salesforce since Feb 2002 and have had various roles in R&D and IT, including leading Enterprise Architecture in IT, delivering EBC’s for IT on “Salesforce on Salesforce”, governance, agile, integrations, data warehouse, customer usage analytics, etc.

Prior to Salesforce, Yeuk worked at a startup for 1.5 years leading their database and infrastructure teams and before that worked at Oracle in consulting and product development.