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Current Role(s): 
Enterprise Cloud Architect
Founding Member & Core Maintainer
Aegir Cooperative
Enterprise Web Architect
Chapter Three

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Harvard University,, Cognos (now IBM), Newbridge Networks (now Alcatel-Lucent), Interactive Channel Technologies (now TVWorks), Scientific-Atlanta Canada, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Greenpeace Canada, Plan Canada, Ashoka International, (now WizOf.Biz), ContactPoint, Wireless Nomad, Openject Consulting, Openflows Networks, Health Canada, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Intercultural Systems, Pink Triangle Press, Gripevine, Hunter Boots, Canadian Blood Services, Nestlé, Canadian Football League (CFL), OneMethod
Industries Worked In: 
Business Intelligence, Broadband Telecommunications, Digital Cable Services, Internet Solutions, Content Management, Publishing, Consumer Advocacy, Corporate Issue Management, Health Care, Reputation Management, E-Commerce, Records Management, Advertising & Marketing

Personal Info

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On for 11 years 9 months

Over 50 edits
Areas of Expertise: 
Cloud architecture
Technical Architecture
Information Architecture
Site auditing
Back-end development
code review
Software configuration management
System Administration
Security analysis
Performance analysis
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Boston 2008
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Austin 2014
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015

Credited on 65 issues fixed in the past 1 year


Drupal Association Supporting Partner
Drupal Association Individual Member

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

My mentors: 

6 people list colan as a mentor

I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed Drupal documentation
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