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United States
Current Role(s): 
Director of Community and Agency Outreach

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Industries Worked In: 
arts, cultural, education, government, ngo, media, television, nonprofit, publishing, pbs, medical, wholesale, retail, financial, consulting

Personal Info

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Drew began working on the web in 1996, founded Gorton Studios in 2001 and joined Pantheon in 2015. At Gorton Studios he built a team of incredibly talented people and together they made many great organizations even better, including a wide variety of cultural, media, education, governmental, NGO, art and non-profit organizations.

At Pantheon, Drew is the Director of Community and Agency Outreach. He now gets to spend time working with agencies all over the world, share best practices and help them get the most out of both Pantheon and the Open Source tools we all share.

Drew has a broad range of interests, has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and North America and speaks several languages. He has an advanced degree in the martial art of Aikido and a liberal arts degree from St. Olaf College.

He's also a generally nice fellow.


Member for
12 years 5 months
Over 50 edits
Drupal Contributions: 

DrupalCamp Twin Cities Organizer, Sponsor, Speaker and Volunteer: 2011-current
DrupalCon Speaker: DC 2009, San Francisco 2010, Austin 2014, Los Angeles 2015, Barcelona 2015
DrupalCon Sponsor: Boston 2008, Szeged 2008, DC 2009, San Francisco 2010, Chicago 2011, Denver 2012, Portland 2013, Austin 2014, Los Angeles 2015, Barcelona 2015, New Orleans 2016, Dublin 2016
Speaker at many conferences, DrupalCamps and meetups, including NTC, BADCamp, Twin Cities Drupal Camp, MidCamp, Drupal Melbourne, Capital Camp, Drupal GovCon, Drupal Corn, Do It With Drupal, DrupalCamp Atlanta, SandCamp and others.

Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Boston 2008
DrupalCon Szeged, Hungary 2008
DrupalCon DC 2009
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon Denver 2012
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Austin 2014
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015
DrupalCon Barcelona 2015
DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
DrupalCon Dublin 2016


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