davidhernandez's picture
United States
Current Role(s): 
Manager of Learning and Contributions

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Rutgers University, Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Institute for Advanced Study, Lockheed Martin, Sungard Recovery Services, Bell Atlantic
Industries Worked In: 
Education, IT, Aerospace, Payroll management, Telecommunications, Health and Nutrition

Personal Info

Languages spoken: 

Acquia certified Grand Master

I've spoken on subjects related to systems administration, site building, frontend development, contributing to open-source, and mentoring.

DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
Is size just a number?: Reflecting on community growth, mentoring, and where we spend our efforts

DrupalCamp New Jersey 2015
Theming in Drupal 8

DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015
Revamping the project applications process on Drupal.org
How do we encourage repeat contributions to Drupal Core?

Drupal Association Webcast Series
Drupal Association Presents: How to Successfully host a Sprint

DrupalCamp New Jersey 2015
How to contribute to Drupal ... and not just code

Modules Unraveled Podcast
Episode 119: The Classy base theme and Drupal 8 theming

DrupalCamp New Jersey 2013
System Tips and Tricks


On Drupal.org for 9 years 10 months

Over 10 edits
Drupal Contributions: 

I help organize New Jersey Drupal meetups, including DrupalCampNJ. I also contributed to Drupal.org itself as a member of the now retired Drupal.org Software Working Group.

I am a maintainer of Classy, Drupal 8 core's first and only base theme, and can often be found wandering the theme system queue or anywhere else members of the Twig Team show up.

Areas of Expertise: 
Site builder
Project Manager
Sys Admin
strategic planner
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon DC 2009
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Austin 2014
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015
DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
DrupalCon Baltimore 2017

Credited on 37 issues fixed in the past 1 year


Drupal Association Signature Supporting Partner
Drupal Association Individual Member

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

My mentors: 
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12 people list davidhernandez as a mentor

I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed Drupal themes
I contributed Drupal installation profiles
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed to Drupal.org
I contributed Drupal documentation
I helped organize DrupalCon
I contributed Automated tests
I reviewed Project applications
I help in the Drupal support forums
I provide Drupal-related services
I give support on IRC
I help mentor new contributors