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Paul Sanford
Product Manager, Splunk


Over the past 15 years, Paul Sanford has paid the rent as a developer – first COBOL, then Java, led post-sales for a startup (eventually acquired by Salesforce) and worked on BPM, SOA, cloud and developer tools offerings for Microsoft. Paul is now the general manager of the Splunk Seattle engineering team responsible for delivering Splunk’s developer platform and Microsoft solutions. (

Paul received his undergraduate degree from American University in Washington, DC and a graduate degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. Paul lives with his wife and two children in Seattle.


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