Experts


Velu Palani

Chicago Suburban Salesforce Developer User Group Leader

Certified SalesforceSoftware Certified AdminSoftware Certified AdminSoftware Certified Developer

Salesforce.com Certified Service Cloud Consultant, Salesforce.com Certified Sales Cloud Consultant, Salesforce.com Certified Developer, Salesforce.com Certified Administrator

As GTR’s Senior Salesforce.com Solutions Architect, Velu oversees the technical team and infuses his 20 years of experience in IT, Project Management, Cloud computing advances, and business analysis into GTR. He has a specific passion for those in an IT career path that are now switching over to Cloud computing skills, and deeply enjoys helping companies to grow using salesforce.com business platform. Enriching the community while building a strong business model is the driving force behind his vision and success. He holds B.S in Civil Engineering and M.B.A in Marketing. He has been a customer of Salesforce.com since 2000.

Charlie Havens

Chicago Salesforce Partner User Group Founder and Co-Leader

Certified SalesforceSoftware Certified AdminSoftware Certified Developersalesforce platform app builder

Salesforce.com Certified Advanced Administrator, Salesforce.com Certified Administrator, Salesforce.com Certified Developer, Salesforce.com Certified Platform App Builder

Charlie helps customers get more out of their Salesforce.com investment. He starts with questions. Why are you implementing Salesforce? What do you want to happen because of doing so? What pain or opportunity drove you to change how you are doing things? Charlie is committed to your getting what you need from this project and your being trained to use it.

Gunjan Thakkar

Certified Salesforce

Salesforce.com Certified Administrator

Gunjan is an experienced Administrator Implementation Consultant, and personally maintains our Salesforce platform at GTR. Her analytical skills and 6+ years in project management enable GTR’s team in project completion on even the most challenging deadlines. Her calm demeanor and critical thinking are a vital advantage as the leader of our Operations Team.

Curt Griffin

Curt Griffin

Salesforce Solution Consultant

Salesforce.com Certified Administrator, Salesforce.com Certified Developer, Salesforce.com Certified Service Cloud Consultant, and Salesforce.com Certified Sales Cloud Consultant

Curt previously worked for one of Salesforce’s Top Partners on implementation projects involving a wide range of industries including High-Tech, Healthcare, Insurance, Banking, Financial, and Non-Profit industry sectors. He has extensive experience implementing Salesforce to support Sales, Marketing, Customer Support, and Knowledge activities. Curt follows the adage “Configuration over Code” to deliver flexible Salesforce Solutions to accommodate your business growth as well as solutions less costly to maintain.

Nithi Natarajan

Certified Salesforce

Salesforce.com Certified Administrator

GTR’s Project Manager in India, is responsible for the leadership of our CRM consulting team to support clients on various CRM projects and out-tasking. His sincere work ethic helps keep his team focused on client delivery.