WORKFLOW & SALESFORCE GRAYBEARDS
Summit58 is managed by Ryan Johnston and Brandon Davis, who together have more than 40 years of experience in implementing enterprise software systems and developing and managing customer relationships. We know the ups, downs, ins and outs of workflow and cloud-based enterprise apps.
Ryan Johnston is the Managing Principal at Summit58. He started his journey building custom Java solutions for customers and then designing and managing integration-centric workflow architectures and teams in the 2000's. He transitioned into working with proprietary workflow technologies such as Appian and IBM BPM before ultimately finding his home working with open-source workflow systems Activiti, Camunda and Flowable in the early 2010's. In the late 2010's, he built the North American consulting and technical sales practices for Camunda. Now, he's enjoying working with the Summit58 team and their customers, prospects and partners as they build their own solutions. Ryan is the Chairman of the Board for Midwest International Advancement for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He's also a huge baseball fan and enjoys living in the desert in Arizona.
Brandon has over 30 years of generating and growing business relationships in multiple industries: Healthcare, Automotive, Manufacturing, SaaS, along with having 12 years of contact center management (BPO) experience. He is a Culture Evangelist & Relationship Management Champion who understands the value of providing internal & external stakeholders with stellar results that exceed expectations. He is passionate about providing a platinum customer experience and enriching every life he gets the privilege to touch & serve. Brandon has worked for industry-leading companies such as Oracle, Salesforce, & Verizon. He is an avid chess & pickle ball player as well as a lover of (live) music and any Colorado sports teams. He has a heart for missions as he & his wife, Kashia, have had the opportunity to serve in: Nigeria Africa, Guaynabo Puerto Rico, & Rocky Boy Montana (Chippewa Cree Tribe).
Vijay has been working in the Salesforce ecosystem for the past 12 years. Prior to that, he worked in the software integration space for about 10 years. During his career, he's played various roles to help his clients achieve successful business outcomes, in addition to mentoring team members to achieve their full potential. He has experience in both sides of the world as both a full-time employee and as a consultant, and he's worked for industry-leading companies such as Comcast, Nokia, Motorola Solutions, Staples, Sony Electronics, HP, and Deloitte. Vijay and Ryan became friends back in 2001 when they were working for Staples and later worked together at Sony Electronics as well. They are passionate about launching their Salesforce practice at Summit58 to help clients reap the benefits of the world's #1 CRM Platform.