Kelly
Kelly Kaplan
Mentor
Director of Engineering, Platform Data Services at Salesforce
Location: United States | Time zone: Americas

About me:

I am a seasoned engineering leader passionate about building successful and happy teams that deliver high quality software to meet the business needs. I focus on creating an open, trusting, collaborative and fun work environment for my teams. I work closely with each member to understand their career aspirations and provide on-going feedback and coaching to help them achieve their potential. I adhere to many of the servant leadership principles such as active listening and a commitment to the growth and development of people and building a strong sense of community.

Expertise:

My specialties include continuous process improvements, effective communication skills at every level of the organization, adapting to change while staying focused on time commitments, effective resource utilization and project management. I also have extensive experience as an engineer and leader in the Healthcare/Clinical Trial space.

Technology experience includes building enterprise-scale SaaS applications, using Java, Ruby on Rails, AWS services, Oracle, Postgres, HBase, and DynamoDB.

Work Experience
Director, Engineering at Salesforce
Dec 2019 - Current date
Senior Director, Engineering at Medidata Solutions
Jul 2015 - Nov 2019
Director at Medidata Solutions
Jan 2012 - Jul 2015
Manager, Engineering at Medidata Solutions
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Senior Engineer at Medidata Solutions
Jan 2009 - Jan 2010