Derek Vargas

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Derek Vargas is the Co-Founder and CEO of Spark.Orange, a premiere Salesforce Strategic Implementation Partner that provides precision Salesforce consulting, implementation, and development to clients and partners nationwide. Over the past five years, Spark.Orange has seen 1500% growth including landing on the 2019 and 2020 Inc. 5000 and the 2020 Financial Times FT500 Americas, as well as CNY's Best Places to Work 2019 and 2020. Derek has been recognized by CenterState CEO as an Economic Champion seven years in a row. Prior to creating Spark.Orange, Derek has over 20 years of sales, marketing, and technology consulting for businesses from start-ups to the Fortune Global 50. Derek has a passion for developing strategies and solutions to solve the most complex business challenges, and for helping clients implement and drive transformative technologies. Outside of the office, Derek has served as a board member with multiple non-profits, and can most often be found hanging out with his two daughters, staying active with Crossfit, chasing craft food and drinks, or looking for the nearest hammock by the water.