As an independent Salesforce application architect, Mike has designed and developed hundreds of leading edge Salesforce solutions over the past decade. Mike has been a Salesforce certified developer since 2009 and a Salesforce certified instructor since 2014. When Mike isn’t advising visionary Salesforce customers or mentoring Salesforce development teams, he takes his extensive professional experience to the classroom, teaching DEV-601 (Building Lightning Components and Applications) and DEV-450 (Programmatic Development Using Apex and Visualforce) to hundreds of Salesforce developers around North America. Mike is a regular presenter at Dreamforce and Salesforce community events, and publishes curated and original content on his blog at Topalovich.com. Mike was co-author of the book Visualforce in Practice, and is currently developing advanced Salesforce developer content for Pluralsight.