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Current Role(s): 
Director of Partnerships

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Monsoon Consulting, Srijan Interactive
Industries Worked In: 
Information Technlogy

Personal Info

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An entrepreneur with over 19 years of grueling experience in the information technology industry. Been an architect, coder, project manager, business analyst, designer, salesman and a marketer. From kicking off my career as a partner in an IT training academy at the age of 20, creating & running a software development company for 10 years to heading the technology division of an Irish / India based IT company for 5+ years.

A Director of Partnerships at Axelerant. Discovered Drupal in 2008 and since then has been contributing to enhancement, advocacy & adoption. Have also been involved as part of QA team for Drupal Redesign Initiative in 2010.

Has delivered numerous medium to large & complex projects for clients in Europe, US & India in startups, MNCs, agencies, government & enterprise sectors.

Am passionate about web, mobile & e-commerce and is a strong advocate of open-source technologies.

A regular mentor and advisor to local tech startups and co-organizer of startup events.


On Drupal.org for 8 years 1 month

Drupal Contributions: 

Case Studies Track Chair for DrupalCon Asia 2016

- Jaipur Drupal User Group Meetup - October'16, Jaipur India
- Drupalcon Dublin'16, Ireland
- Drupalcon New Orleans'16, USA
- Drupalcon Asia '16, Mumbai India
- Drupal Camp Bangalore ' 15, Bengaluru India
- Jaipur Drupal User Group Meetup '15, Jaipur India
- CXO Day, Drupalcamp London '15, London UK
- Drupal Camp Delhi '13, Delhi India
- Jaipur Drupal User Group Meetup '14, Jaipur India
- Drupal for Non Profits '12, Dublin Ireland
- Workshops in Engineering Colleges between 2010 - 2013, Jaipur India

- Drupal Code Sprint, June 2016, Jaipur, India
- Drupalcon Asia '16, Mumbai, India
- Drupal Meetup Jaipur January '16, India
- Drupal Camp Bangalore '15, India
- Drupal Camp Mumbai '15, India
- Drupal Camp Delhi '15, India
- Drupal Camp Mumbai '14, India
- Drupal Meetup Jaipur '14, India
- Drupal Camp Pune '14, India
- Drupal Meetup Jaipur '13, India
- Drupal Camp Delhi '13, India
- Drupal Camp Delhi '12, India
- Drupal Camp Delhi '11, India
- Drupal Meetup Delhi '11, India
- Jan-2010 Drupal.org redesign virtual sprint

Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
DrupalCon Barcelona 2015
DrupalCon Asia 2016
DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
DrupalCon Dublin 2016
DrupalCon Baltimore 2017
DrupalCon Vienna 2017
Drupal Association Supporting Partner

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

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