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Current Role(s): 
Group CTO
Amazee Labs
Amazee Holding

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My name is Michael Schmid, but everybody calls me “Schnitzel”. You may know me from DrupalCon as the long-haired guy yelling directions to you from behind the camera for the official group photo. I'm Group CTO and Board member of Amazee.


On for 8 years 3 months

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Drupal Contributions: 


Organization and Planning:

  • Drupal Commerce Camp 2011: Co-Organizer
  • DrupalCon Prague 2013: Official Group Picture
  • DrupalCon Prague 2013: Scholarship selection
  • DrupalCamp Vienna 2013: Official Group Picture
  • Global Sprint Weekend Zurich 2014
  • DrupalCon Austin 2014: Official Group Picture
  • DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014: Track Chair for Site Building and Case Studies
  • DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014: Organized and hosted Lightning Talks
  • DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014: Official Group Picture
  • DrupalCon Barcelona 2015: Track Chair for Site Building
  • DrupalCon Barcelona 2015: Official Group Picture
  • Global Sprint Weekend Zurich 2015
  • Global Sprint Weekend Zurich 2016
  • 2012 - 2016: Multiple Drupal User Groups in Zurich


Speaking - Keynotes:

  • DrupalCon New Orleans 2016: Your brain health is more important than your standing desk
  • Drupal IronCamp 2016: The Future of Drupal and the Web
  • DrupalCamp Cape Town 2016: The Future of Drupal and the Web
  • DrupalCamp TelAviv 2016: The Future of Drupal and the Web
  • DrupalSouth 2017: The Future of Drupal


Speaking - Sessions:




Webinars & Podcasts

Areas of Expertise: 
Strategic Management
Project Management
High Performance
module development
Drupal 8
Drupal Hosting
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Copenhagen 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon London 2011
DrupalCon Denver 2012
DrupalCon Munich 2012
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Prague 2013
DrupalCon Austin 2014
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015
DrupalCon Barcelona 2015
DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
DrupalCon Dublin 2016
DrupalCon Baltimore 2017
DrupalCon Vienna 2017

Credited on 2 issues fixed in the past 1 year


Drupal Association Supporting Partner

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

My mentors: 
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I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed Drupal themes
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed Drupal documentation
I helped organize DrupalCon
I contributed Automated tests
I reviewed Project applications
I provide Drupal-related services
I give support on IRC
I help mentor new contributors