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United States
Current Role(s): 
Strategist
Xeno Media, Inc.
IRC: 
thejimbirch

Professional Info

Industries Worked In: 
Education, Exhibition, Floor Coverings, Government, Publishing, Technology

Personal Info

Gender: 
male
Bio: 

Jim Birch is a Strategist at Xeno Media, Inc who specializes in planning, architecting, and developing digital projects for clients in the Education, Exhibition, Floor Coverings, Government, Publishing, and Technology industries.

Jim is a seasoned technology speaker having written and presented sessions at Drupal Camp Northern Lights, Bay Area Drupal Camp, Open Camps at the United Nations, WordCamp Chicago, Twin Cities Drupal Camp, DrupalCorn and many Chicago area meetups.

Jim is also known for writing about web development at http://jimbir.ch and has been featured on Drupal Planet, The Weekly Drop/Drupal Newsletter, and Drupal Watchdog magazine.

Along with a group of talented and great individuals, Jim is a co-organizer of the Drupal Chicago Meetup Group and MidCamp, Midwest Drupal Camp, an administrator of the Chicago Group on Drupal.org, and social media liaison for Backdrop CMS open source project.

Sessions:
Holistic SEO and Drupal
http://jimbir.ch/presentations/holistic-seo

Bootstrap Framework and Drupal Paragraphs
http://jimbir.ch/presentations/bootstrap-paragraphs

Bootstrap Framework and Drupal
http://jimbir.ch/presentations/bootstrap

Command Line for the Beginner
http://jimbir.ch/presentations/command-line/

Optimizing Drupal 7 HTML Markup
http://jimbir.ch/presentations/optimizing-drupal-7-html-markup

Standing up for the Content Creators
http://jimbir.ch/presentations/standing-up

You may also know him from the username Caffeinated

History

Member for
4 years 2 weeks
Documentation
1 edit
Areas of Expertise: 
Content Strategy & Architecture
Planning
Project Management

Credited on 2 issues fixed in the past 1 year

Projects

Drupal Association Individual Member

thejimbirch helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

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