**Talk 1 :**
**CPQ, What it is, Why you would use it, What products are out there**
Configure Price Quote, an application built in [force.com](http://force.com/) platform allows businesses to manage pricing from wide range of products or services. All the products, pricing, eligibility/compatibility rules are managed centrally thereby removing the manual intervention of sales
About this event
Talk 1 :
CPQ, What it is, Why you would use it, What products are out there
Configure Price Quote, an application built in force.com platform allows businesses to manage pricing from wide range of products or services. All the products, pricing, eligibility/compatibility rules are managed centrally thereby removing the manual intervention of sales users changing the pricing details. During this talk Keerthi and Emily will talk about a number of vendors products that are available and their experience of implementing them.
Emily is an associate manager at Accenture within the Cloud First Salesforce delivery team and prior to this she has worked as a Sales Engineer. Emily has experience in the design, configuration, training and implementation of Salesforce.com solutions on the force.com platform for a variety of clients. Her specialities include Cloud computing, SFDC, Consultancy, and CPQ. She is certified CPQ expert
Consultant from Accenture’s Cloud First practice. Keerthi is instrumental in delivering end to end Salesforce projects involving Sales Cloud, Salesforce integration, delivered Quote to Cash using Cloudsense for a large Telecommunication Client and recently delivering an Apttus CPQ Solution for a large analytics client. He is certified CPQ expert
Talk 2 :
Let's Celebrate Einstein's First Birthday!
Salesforce Einstein turned one year old last week- and boy, has it been a busy first year! We'll take a look at what Einstein is today and the progress Salesforce has made toward democratizing AI. Join Salesforce's Reid Carlberg for a discussion of all things Einstein, including a demo of a great new starter kit from René Winkelmeyer that makes it easy to experiment with Einstein Platform Services.
Reid Carlberg leads Trailhead Content and Evangelism at Salesforce. Reid is a 10 year veteran of platform work, starting as a customer and partner, and is both a Trailhead Ranger and a Salesforce Certified Force.com Advanced Developer. He has worked with a variety of programs and products since joining the company in 2010, including Salesforce Labs, AppExchange, Dreamforce Connected Device Labs and Marketing Cloud's MobilePush channel. Reid lives in Colorado, USA, and recently climbed the 3rd largest mountain in North America, the aptly named Mt. Massive.
Our sponsor and host this month is Accenture who will be hosting us at their new London office and will be providing drinks and snacks.