shawn_smiley's picture
United States
Current Role(s): 
Director of Engineering Operations
Achieve Internet

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Image Works, xwave New England, TechKnowledge
Industries Worked In: 
Education, Museums, Healthcare, Veterinary, Finance, Media, Entertainment, Manufacturing, Government, Non-profit

Personal Info

Languages spoken: 

Shawn Smiley is the Director of Engineering Operations at Achieve with a focus on architecting and building highly scalable, reliable, secure, and high performance web applications on Drupal. Over the last 16 years, Shawn has actively participated in the evolution of the World Wide Web. Shawn began his career in web development in 1996 where he worked through the evolution from CGI/WebDBC to ASP/JSP/Cold Fusion, to .net, and finally to Drupal and PHP. During his career Shawn has been actively involved in all aspects of system design and implementation, including networking and hosting design, database administration, integration with legacy systems, and working with cutting edge technology to deliver the optimal platform to customers.

Acquia Certified DeveloperAcquia Certified Backend Specialist


Member for
6 years 9 months
At least 1 edit
Drupal Contributions: 

Modules and themes for the Vital Signs website.
Additional features for the module install_profile_api.
Additional documentation on the Date module.
Additional features for the module imagemenu.
Working on integrating WYSIWYG with Panels for Drupal 7.
Media Translation module
Apache Solr Media module
Media Update module
Views Media Browser module
Webform Accordion
OG Flag
Achievements Embeddable
Commons Correct Answer

Drupal Certifications

  • Acquia Certified Developer
  • Acquia Certified Developer - Back end Specialist
Areas of Expertise: 
Integration Engineer
Site builder
Project Manager
Performance specialist
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011


Drupal Association Individual Member

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

I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed Drupal themes
I contributed Drupal documentation
I provide Drupal-related services
I contributed Drupal patches