Automate anything, empower everyone. At MuleSoft CONNECT 2022, IT leaders, product experts, architects, and community members met in four cities around the world to dive deep into how to drive a scalable, values-driven digital transformation leveraging the latest innovations from MuleSoft and Salesforce.
An inspiration-filled keynote
This year’s keynote featured such luminaries as organizational psychologist, #1 New York Times bestselling author, WorkLife podcast host, and Wharton professor Adam Grant, Salesforce co-CEO Bret Taylor, and MuleSoft CEO Brent Hayward.
Adam Grant emphasized the importance of keeping an investigative mind and proactively re-strategizing. “There is a growing body of evidence that if we teach IT and business leaders to think more like scientists, you actually make better decisions,” Grant said.
Bret Taylor focused on adhering to your company’s principles: “It has never been more important in this world to lead with your values.” Not only does this differentiate your company from the rest, but with the use of cutting-edge platforms from Salesforce and MuleSoft, you can lead with your values and still drive bottom-line efficiency and productivity.
Other expert speakers at this year’s keynote included MuleSoft’s Patty Cheung and Stephen Hsu; Bayer Crop Science’s Geoffrey Hickman; and Western Union’s Tom Mazzaferro. To find out more about how you can encourage new ideas and effectively transform your business, watch the full keynote.
Meet Golden Hoodie winner Miguel Martinez
A highlight of this year’s CONNECT was a conversation with Miguel Martinez – the first-ever MuleSoft Ambassador to win the coveted Golden Hoodie Award.
A LATAM Practice Lead at OpenLogix and Sr. Solutions Architect, Martinez is a true Trailblazer, using his knowledge, enthusiasm, and dedication to support others and drive projects forward. “The value and the competitive advantage that the community provides to our members and the organizations, it’s immeasurable.”
Listen to his CONNECT studio interview to learn more about what drives Miguel’s success.
Customer Awards winners
We are awed by how our customers continue to usher in new and exciting ways of doing things. Meet this year’s nine Customer Awards winners (selected out of over seventy companies), recognized for their outstanding innovations, extraordinary social impact, and impressive digital transformations.
MuleSoft CONNECT 2022 Sessions: Get inspired, innovate, and be the change
MuleSoft CONNECT has over 30 info-packed sessions that are available to access on demand. Featuring industry-leading customers and MuleSoft experts who cover a wide range of topics – from supply chain visibility to unlocking core systems to addressing crises using analytics and automation – this series has something for you.
Hear how THÜGA built a MuleSoft-driven accounting platform for over fifteen million customers, how Western Union leveraged MuleSoft to launch digital banks throughout Europe, and how trailblazing women – including Anita Bhatia of UN Women – are addressing the global gender gap by calling on IT leaders to be the change.
These are just a few of the many exciting sessions available on demand.
Live from the CONNECT Studio
Explore our invigorating CONNECT Studio series, featuring leaders on the forefront of change. Salesforce EVP and Chief Equality Officer Lori Castillo-Martinez discussed making diversity a reality on the ground, while power duo Anderson Shorey and Larry Mayers of Sagicor talked about bringing MuleSoft to new markets in Barbados and beyond.
These are just a couple of our many interviews with people who are innovating differently, collaborating in new ways, and working every day to make tech a place of groundbreaking solutions and inclusion. Watch all of the CONNECT Studio sessions and be a part of the journey towards a more adaptable, equitable, and sustainable future.
The in-person CONNECT experience
MuleSoft CONNECT was different this year. We set out to raise the bar on the IT conference experience. We invited IT decision-makers, CIOs, and tech executives from companies of every size and elevated new opportunities to work together and help charter the course to the future of work.
From New York to London, Sydney, Paris, and beyond – MuleSoft CONNECT brought customers, community, and experts together at the intersection of automation and empowerment. We primed the broader international audience with digital content ahead of the live keynote. We also invited in-person breakout audiences to make marks with our experts live. Countless insights emerged as we launched more interactive and inclusive breakout sessions.
CONNECT 2022 left an impression. From silent disco-style panel discussions to collaborative whiteboard sessions, and intimate customer success stories to hands-on demos of the latest innovations for API management and automation – we hear you! Feedback is rolling in, and we’re humbled by your excitement. (And, yes, we do need more chairs!) We look forward to creating ever better experiences from your feedback and learnings.
The show isn’t over
The CONNECT 2022 content gives you the tools you need to automate anything and empower everyone. Get all of your CONNECT digital content on demand at your leisure. We can’t wait to see you next year!