Director, Employee Content Trailhead T&P at Salesforce
Leah McGowen-Hare is a Director, Employee Content Trailhead T&P with industry leader, Salesforce. In her current role, Leah identities the learning strategy for Salesforce’s software engineers using Salesforce’s learning tool, Trailhead. Prior to her current role, Leah was an accomplished and dynamic Master Technical Trainer, for Salesforce. She has more than twenty years of experience in the technology field; mastering a variety of roles including Consultant, Developer, Manager and Technical Trainer. Her career reflects the evolution of computing technology. She has worked in mainframe, personal computing, client-server and cloud computing environments. The scope of her work has included systems integration, system implementations and conversions for leading companies in human resources, health care and financial services. Leah holds a bachelors degree in computer science and a master’s degree in technology education. She uses her knowledge and experience to demystify and make technology more accessible to youth, girls, communities of color and Veteran’s through organizations such as BlackGirls Code, Technovation, Girls Who Code and Vetforce and was recently awarded Powerful Woman of the Bay 2016 Honoree for her efforts. Often highlighted in articles and a featured speaker and panelist on panel discussing women and diversity in tech, Leah is a passionate and inspiring speaker. Additionally, Leah has also recently published a children’s book entitled Charlie the Hotdog. Lastly, Leah fully embraces an active and healthy living and is a Pro Natural Fitness Model and a lifelong champion for fitness and nutrition.