Pat McClellan

Chief Lightning Officer, Proton 7 Group


Pat McClellan is a Lightning Engineer and creator of Proton Text, an SMS Lightning Component with integration to Salesforce objects.

Pat is an experienced writer, presenter, media producer, and marketing strategist, with a career doing creative and strategy for major technology events including Dreamforce, VMworld, Intel Developer Forum, and AWS re:Invent. In 2017, he left his career in events marketing and trained to become a Salesforce Developer, earning Double-Ranger status on Trailhead and achieving 3 certifications in five months. He focused this knowledge and his passion for learning on the challenge of building Proton Text — a truly-integrated SMS app that takes full advantage of the power and flexibility of the Lightning Experience.