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United States
Current Role(s): 
Senior Infrastructure Architect, Technical Lead
Tag1 Consulting

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
University of California Santa Barbara, Oregon State University Open Source Lab

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Jeff has been involved with open source since 2001. He started using Linux professionally at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he was a Senior Systems Administrator and Programmer for the Computer Science department. From there, he went on to work at the Oregon State University Open Source Lab (OSL) as the Operations Manager, providing technical and organizational leadership to the OSL while working closely with the many open source projects hosted there, including, the Linux Foundation, and the Apache Software Foundation. Currently, Jeff works as a Senior Performance Engineer and Technical Lead at Tag1 Consulting.

Jeff has extensive infrastructure experience, gained over the years. As the Operations Manager at the OSU Open Source Lab -- the largest open source hosting infrastructure of its kind -- he led the infrastructure and development teams. He is involved in the CentOS Linux build and release process as a member of the QA team; and he works as a volunteer for the infrastructure team. Jeff currently maintains a number of packages for the Fedora Project and Fedora's Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL), and serves as the Lead Systems Architect for multiple Tag1 clients.

In addition to serving as Technical Editor and a frequent contributor to Drupal Watchdog Magazine, Jeff is also co-author of High Performance Drupal, written with Narayan Newton and Nathaniel Catchpole.


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Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Munich 2012
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Prague 2013
DrupalCon Austin 2014
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015
DrupalCon Barcelona 2015

Contributed to fixing 1 issue in the past 3 months


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

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