Ben Vanderberg

Information & Communications Technology


Media & Information

Automation Programming Document Analysis Power Automate Power Automate (Flow) Microsoft Power Automate Adobe JavaScript Adobe Sign Adobe Acrobat Adobe PDF Services Workflows Document Management RPA workflow architecture

Seattle, Washington, United States

Ben Vanderberg

Principal Developer Evangelist - Adobe

Ben Vanderberg is a Principal Developer Evangelist for Adobe Document Cloud platform. For the last 15 years, he has worked with organizations to help drive automation and paperless technologies. With the release of the iPad and the iPhone, he helped publishing organizations drive cross-publishing to the web, mobile, and traditional paper. At Adobe, he has been helping drive innovation in documents through e-signatures (Adobe Sign) and document automation using Adobe Document Services. He is also working with many enterprise platforms, including SalesForce, Microsoft 365, AWS, Azure, and other platforms. Ben is also an editor and contributor to Adobe Tech Blog.

Current sessions

Extracting and processing data from PDFs

Over 2.5 trillion PDFs are created every year and contain a huge amount of valuable data. However, PDFs continue to be a challenge to reliably extracting data from.

In this session, we will learn:
- How you can use Adobe PDF Extract API to convert PDFs into JSON data use within your app.
- Introduce to the Adobe PDF Services SDKs (NodeJS, Python, Java)
- Extract tables easily to import into your own apps and databases
- Perform automated actions such as splitting PDFs, combining them, or flagging them based on certain criteria in the PDF.

APP204 - Add documents and e-signatures to your Power Apps

Creating PDFs and other documents do not have to be a chore.

In this session, we will learn:
• How to generate documents from a Canvas-based Power App using Adobe PDF Services.
• Add conditional logic, tables, lists, and images dynamically within a Power App using Adobe PDF Services with Power Automate.
• Capture legally compliant e-signatures within a Power App using Adobe Sign.

This session is ideal for beginner to intermediate Power Apps users who are interested in bringing document experiences into their apps.

Past and future events

Microsoft 365 EduCon Dallas 2022

8 Aug 2022 - 12 Aug 2022
Irving, Texas, United States

Microsoft 365 EduCon Seattle 2022

9 May 2022 - 13 May 2022
Seattle, Washington, United States

DeveloperWeek Austin 2021

17 Nov 2021 - 18 Nov 2021

Azure Community Conference 2021

29 Oct 2021 - 31 Oct 2021

Adobe MAX

24 Oct 2021 - 26 Oct 2021

Adobe Summit 2021

29 Mar 2021 - 31 Mar 2021

Adobe MAX

26 Oct 2020 - 28 Oct 2020