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Sonia Cook-Broen

Fractional Technologist Officer

Sonia has a sixth sense when it comes to understanding broken processes. A systematic issue creates a burden felt by all members of a team and outward to the company. Whatever the issue, there are times when a trusted advisor is needed to assess the landscape and make recommendations on a path forward. 

Sonia’s other big passion is unlocking the latent potential of teams stuck in inertia. This process involves deeply understanding the culture of a firm, the management organization, the mission statement and the individual contributors. The successful outcome of unlocking potential is a complete mindshift for organizations and one that is necessary to be a top competitor in the marketplace of tomorrow.

Sonia Cook-Broen

“What you believe you are capable of

is exactly what you are capable of."

Education

2016

Salesforce Platform

Developer I & II Certification

2010

SMCC Portland, ME

A.S. Computer Science

2000-

2003

Loyola University, New Orleans

Studio Arts & Graphic Design

Experience

Since 2021

Senior Manager Technical Ecosystem Enablement

2019 - 2021

CrowdStrike

Lead Developer

2017-2019

Litify

Lead Software Engineer

Skills

Technical Content Building & Strategy

Innovation & Design

Technical Leadership

ARTIST

The combination of art and design helps to create concepts, which in turn leads to the implementation of industry-changing designs.

 

As an artist, Sonia has helped organizations adapt to rapid technology changes and consumer desires by facilitating change management.

She ensures that gaps or misalignments are not known painted over with new technologies, more processes and more overhead.

Core Competency

LEADER

Sonia inspires her teams to apply creative thinking in a truly unique refinement process.

DESIGNER

Sonia's incredible artistic depth and wealth of knowledge in design empowers marketing, sales and executives.

TECHNOLOGIST

Sonia shares her expert coding skills to lead teams in refactoring legacy code, enhancing existing features, and implementing brand new features.

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EXPERIENCE

15

In full stack development focused on cloud based applications including security, solution design and architecture.

LEADER

10

Leading software teams from small startups to enterprise scale.

TECHNOLOGIES

20+

In the IT & software space including frontend & backend frameworks and languages, data visualization and metrics tooling, SASS & PASS, Agile tools, design and marketing tools, collaboration tools and SDLC tools.

INDUSTRIES

9

 Including legal, fintech, high-tech, life-science, academia, insurance, media, cybersecurity and healthcare

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Sonia is also someone that you can really talk with and collaborate on different projects and ideas.

 

I love the fact that she is not just looking to "do things the way that they've always been done" but go beyond, see the bigger picture and look to continue to evolve and grow

Senior Manager, Software Engineering at Salesforce

Sonia is a natural leader and will often spark meaningful conversation that is beneficial to the project or task at hand. As an engineer she is sharp, detail oriented, consistent, and thorough in her work. During our code reviews she always provides great feedback and is able to communicate that feedback tactfully. Sonia is easy to learn from and I'm indeed a better developer having worked with her for the last year and a half.

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Lead Application Developer at Thumbtack

Sonia led us in refactoring legacy code, enhancing existing features, and implementing brand new features. In addition to tons of Salesforce experience, Sonia brings to the table a stellar work ethic, a keen instinct for process and team structure, and brilliant coding skills. Sonia is also very optimistic, and always approaches challenges with a smile. She seems to always have a path forward whenever the going gets tough, and is eager to help teammates with whatever they need in order to succeed.

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Senior Software Developer at Litify

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