Global Leadership Center, Westmont College

This year’s conference, hosted in Westmont’s new Global Leadership Center, focuses on Salesforce, Artificial Intelligence, and future technologies. In its third year, the conference represents our commitment to Salesforce and discovering its positive impact together with our neighbors. As an institution, Westmont is committed to building valuable and dynamic relationships among Southern California schools, creating a community in which sharing resources and offering support can allow higher education to not only survive, but thrive.


time title speaker
7:15-8:00 AM Breakfast & Networking  
8:00-8:10 AM Welcome

Zak Landrum

8:10-8:50 AM Using Community to Engage and Empower Students Shona Milazo (USF)
8:50-9:00 AM Using Salesforce to Improve the Student Experience John Gorup (Appirio)
9:00-9:10 AM Break  
9:10-9:50 AM A Digital Marketing Case Study Matt Midura (Pepperdine)
9:50-10:10 AM Marketing with Data. Defining and Finding Your Targets Jeremy Norberg
10:10-10:20 AM Break  
10:20-10:40 AM Gift Entry Manager Demo Keld Bangsberg
10:40-11:20 AM Staying Connected to Your Alumni Communities Becca Nerstad (UCSB), Monica Illes (UCSB)
11:20-1:00 PM Three Pickles Lunch & Networking  
1:00-1:45 PM Innovating in a Legacy Organization Panel Paul Bishop (SBCC) , Matt Hall (UCSB)
1:45-3:30 PM Marketing Cloud Hands on Workshop John Osgood (Salesforce)
3:30 - 5:00 PM Salesforce Analytics Hands on Workshop Lindsey Frierson (Salesforce)
time title speaker
7:15-8:00 AM Breakfast & Networking  
8:00-8:20 AM Welcome Reed Sheard
8:20-9:00 AM Keynote Speaker: Salesforce VP of Innovation Phil Komarny
9:00-9:10 AM Break  
9:10-10:00 AM Student Innovators CATLab Developers
10:00-10:10 AM Break  
10:10-10:40 AM AI in Fundraising Kaylee Yoon & Adam Martel
10:40-11:25 AM Furthering the Reach of Higher Ed (Panel) Phil, Kaylee, Adam, & Monique Snowden
11:25-11:30 AM Closing Remarks Zak Landrum