alexfisher's picture
United States
Current Role(s): 
Founder
Commercial Progression
IRC: 
AlexFisher

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Move Networks, Ford Motor Company, Leightronix
Industries Worked In: 
Web, Streaming Video, Hardware, Software, Automotive

Personal Info

Gender: 
male
Languages spoken: 
English
Spanish
Bio: 

I eat, breathe, and live Drupal.

History

Member for
6 years 10 months
Drupal Contributions: 

1. Created and run the Michigan Drupal Meetup Group since Jan 2009 (http://michigandrupal.com).
2. Taught multiple Drupal classes at Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, MI.
3. Presented at Metro Detroit user groups and web groups including Ann Arbor Drupal User Group, Metro Detroit Drupal User Group, Refresh Detroit, and others.
4. Write instructional blogs on how to use Drupal (http://commercialprogression.com).
5. Contributed to the Drupal Association since 2009.
6. Provided feedback, troubleshooting, and patches on drupal.org.
7. Sponsored the first DrupalCamp Michigan 2011.
8. Designed and taught a 3 month program called Shifting Code in connection with Ann Arbor SPARK and Michigan Economic Development Corporation to train 25+ unemployed and underemployed IT workers to become Drupal Developers.
9. Co-hosted the first Michigan Drupal Summer Minicamp with Commerce Guys.
10. Hosted a monthly meetup called Drupal Coders & Coffee specifically focused on contributing back to the Drupal project.
11. Gold sponsored, provided 7 volunteers, and handled fiscal sponsorship to DrupalCamp Michigan 2015
12. Funded creation of Hooked on Drupal Podcast

Areas of Expertise: 
I run a growing Drupal shop in Metro Detroit that provides world class Drupal expertise for big name brands including National Geographic Channel
University of Michigan
Warrior Sports
TRW
Detroit Public Television
and many others.
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon Denver 2012
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Austin 2014
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015

Projects

Drupal Association Supporting Partner

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

I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed to Drupal.org
I contributed Drupal documentation
I help in the Drupal support forums
I provide Drupal-related services
I give support on IRC
I help mentor new contributors