Michel van Velde's picture
Current Role(s): 
One Shoe

Professional Info

Industries Worked In: 
Advertisement, Media and Entertainment, Telecom, Healthcare, Logistics, Pharmaceutical

Personal Info

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I am the CEO and co-founder of One Shoe, an integrated advertisement and digital agency based in the Netherlands and Germany. One Shoe has more than 45 in house specialists in strategy, advertisement, open source Drupal webdevelopment and native mobile development. One Shoe works for a broad range of international brands, companies and institutions.

I work hard to promote the adoption of Drupal in Europe, specifically in the Netherlands and Germany. I am one of the founders of the Dutch Drupal Community and SDBN, Stichting Drupal Bedrijven Nederland (The Dutch Foundation of Drupal Companies). I've organized DrupalJams, Drupal Splashawards, Drupal CXO events and am the founder / organizer of the Drupalcafe's. Recently i helped setting up the German Drupal Business Foundation (Drupal Business Verein and Drupalagenturen.de) and co-organize the Drupal Splash Awards. I am a regular speaker at the Drupal Business Tracks of The European Drupalcon. I co-organize the Drupal CEO diners at the European Drupalcons and the Drupal CEO survey.


On Drupal.org for 4 years 7 months

Drupal Contributions: 

Organizing Drupal CEO DInner (2011 - )
Organizing Global Drupal Business Survey (2016 - )
Organizing Drupal Marketing Initiatives

Areas of Expertise: 
Drupal Marketing
Drupal Business
Drupal Sales
Drupal Community improvement
Drupal Events: 
Drupal conference 2006 (Brussels, Belgium)
DrupalCon London 2011
DrupalCon Munich 2012
DrupalCon Prague 2013
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
DrupalCon Barcelona 2015
DrupalCon Dublin 2016
DrupalCon Vienna 2017
Drupal Association Supporting Partner

Michel van Velde helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

I provide Drupal-related services
I help mentor new contributors