Lisa Rau is a computer scientist, CEO and co-founder of Confluence, a national information technology consulting firm founded in 2001. Confluence provides strategic technology assessments and consulting for the social sector. Lisa is a frequent invited speaker and instructor in nonprofit forums and the technology-for-nonprofits community. She has worked with over 750 foundations and nonprofits across the country. Confluence also has a full service branding, website design and software development practice focused on open source implementations (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and CiviCRM) and is a certified Salesforce partner.