Welcome to the Ardent Development podcast. Join your hosts Ron Smith and Derek Hatchard as they talk with practitioners and thought leaders in the software development industry in search of inspiration and insights that apply across disciplines including programming, testing, product management, project management, people management, user experience, and security.
Luke Ball is a product leader at Salesforce. After studying computer science in school, Luke started his career in front-end coding and UX. He’s worked as a consultant, an independent contractor, employee #1 at a startup, and, for the last eight years, as a product and UX manager at Salesforce. At Salesforce, he was on the original Chatter team and has worked in various capacities on Search, Einstein, and Mobile. For the last four and a half years, he worked on Social Studio, Salesforce’s platform for social media management.