Summarizing Indiadreamin 2017 Experiences Featuring – Tim Lockie

Indian Salesforce Community this 30th September ‘17, witnessed the biggest Salesforce community driven conference around the globe, which surely turned out to fulfill the dreams of many in terms of networking, learning, sharing the same stage, displaying their expertise to the Salesforce superstars congregate here for one reason, to attend Indiadreamin’17 and witness the power of community. With huge success associated and before the chants go misty, I would love to learn more about what experience these Salesforce gems had, being here in India. So for the reason I am starting this blog series “Summarizing Indiadreamin 2017 Experiences ” to learn and share what the experts feel for Indian Salesforce Community and certainly Indiadreamin’17. Let’s read more about “Summarizing Indiadreamin 2017 Experiences Featuring – Tim Lockie”.


Tim Lockie

Founder / President / Janitor at Now IT Matters | Salesforce Consulting for Non-Profits
Session at Indiadreamin-2017: Become an NPSP Rockstar!


Founder of Salesforce consulting firm Now IT Matters, Tim Lockie! He has been involved in nonprofits management for over 20 years and is passionate about the work and the technology that helps to achieve that work more effectively. His passion took him travelling around the world creating teams of community developers in impoverished communities.
He started a custom implementation of Salesforce and became a Salesforce evangelist in the year 2008 and later on founded Now IT Matters in 2010 at his desk in his bedroom. Now IT Matters has developed it from a single consultant into a respected consulting firm in the Salesforce nonprofit community.
Tim studied economics and business at San Francisco State. He now lives in Bozeman, Montana next door to his parents who still reside in his childhood home.Tim, is a man on a mission: Helping Non-Profits use Salesforce to make informed decisions.

Diff  { and yes indeed, IT really matters! }

Let’s start with moments, Tim loved the most. Here are a few pictures, I’m sure these would refresh your memory and even take your heart away.


Here are a few questions I sent over and the their responses:-

 ☁Question: Please share your before Indiadreamin expectation?

Tim: I’ve attended 3 other dreamin’ events this year and based on those trips expected fewer people maybe 1,000 people. I also expected to be fairly unknown by the community here, especially with the star speaker lineup having so many headliners.
 ☁Question: What you enjoyed and liked the most attending Indiadreamin?

Tim: I was blown away at the community has in working with nonprofits! I had may conversations with users who asked how they can get involved helping nonprofits. And I was surprised at how many NGOs there are in India., I was also surprised at how strong and vibrant the salesforce community is in India. The degree of salesforce knowledge is extremely advanced and was inspiring. After the conference I got to know the user group leader community in New Delhi, especially the WIT and NPSP group leaders and am excited about the future of those groups.
☁Question: Please share your after Indiadreamin experience; did it match your expectations?

Tim: Not even close! The reality far exceeded my expectations from the food and exceptional hospitality, to the presenters and sponsors.
 ☁Question: Will you be attending Indiadreamin next year and what do you expect next year, your feedback will surely help us improving your experience next year.

Tim: There’s no way I would miss this next year. I hope to see at least two nonprofit customers present on their experience using Salesforce.
Thupb{Thanks Tim, I just noted that, the results to follow very soon.}
 ☁Question: Words for the organizing team.

Tim: Great work! I can’t even begin to imagine the amount of work required, but it was appreciated, and made the event so amazing.
 ☁Question: Words for Student attendees, any suggestions for Students and Salesforce aspirants.

Tim: Keep on learning; use trailhead to learn some Salesforce basics before the event and consider getting a certification!
 ☁Question: Words for the Indian Salesforce Community.

Tim: It was such an honor to meet you, thank you for letting me be part of your Ohana.
Thupb{It’s a great honor for the Indian Salesforce community to hear from you about Nonprofits and the way they work. This was the moment we were waiting from a long time. }

It’s all pleasure listening to you and your overall experiences this Indiadreamin-2017, I am so pleased to hear from you, thanks Tim for helping me complete this write-up and for listing down your amazing answers.


You are one of the best person I ever met and the more I listen from you the more I get inspired. You are making an unmatched contribution by delivering what’s the best for Nonprofits and that’s what makes you so amazing and admirable. 

I got my moment at Indiadreamin-2017 and I am sharing that as a memory, hope you like it.


This really had been once in a life moment for Indian Salesforce Community, as team Indiadreamin surely delivered the unexpected and unmatched experience to each attendee. The rigorous efforts, sleepless nights, teamwork just got paid off. We are committed to deliver more fun, excitement, learning and more grandeur conference next year at Indiadreamin-2018.  I also want to congratulate the Indian Salesforce Community for making their presence count which turned up as the largest Salesforce community driven dreamin event across the globe, we certainly set a new standard which wasn’t possible without the endless enthusiasm and limitless passion for Salesforce in each one of us. Thanks for being an important part of Indiadreamin-2017, see you next year in much greater numbers and bigger success.

In case you’ve missed the opportunity to attend Indiadreamin’17, please feel free to learn more here:

Important links to other blogs: – by Abhinav Gupta. – by David Liu. – by Amy Oplinger. – (Summarizing Indiadreamin 2017 Experiences Featuring – Rustam Nurgudin). 

Hope you enjoyed the amazing responses we are getting from the Salesforce world about our own Indiadreamin-2017, this surely sets an example on how amazing we are and what amazing things we can bring together.

I hope you enjoyed the blog “Summarizing Indiadreamin 2017 Experiences Featuring – Tim Lockie”, please stay tuned for more amazing blogs designed and aligned just for you.



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