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Katherine Cass

Release Manager at Salesforce

Biographical note

Katherine Cass has held several roles in Release Management, beginning as a Release Manager for the core Salesforce Platform. She is currently a member of the Einstein team, setting up the Build, Release & Deploy process for Salesforce’s recently released AI product, Einstein Platform. Katherine has been setting up & optimizing development, build and release processes to optimize for quality for 3+ years. In this time, she has also consulted & presented on Release Management best practices to both customers and the broader community. Katherine attended GHC for the first time in 2014 and accredits her career in technology to the inspiration GHC gave her to pursue it. She is passionate about making technology more accessible, volunteering with Hour of Code and the Vis Valley Middle School maker’s club in her free time in addition to mentoring Hackbright and YearUp program graduates.

    Release Managers: Leaders of Tomorrow

    everything mobile
    4 October 2019 | 11:00 | 6

    Talking about program management is fun. You get to discuss failures, disasters, ball dropping, things that didn’t go as expected… and what was done to solve it. Release Managers are in the business of all that- it’s called contingency and mitigation planning.
    This talk explores an exciting day on the Release Management battlefield and covers how the Release Management team at Salesforce so effectively prepares and reacts to the unexpected.