David Strauss's picture
United States
Current Role(s): 
CTO + Founder

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Wikimedia Foundation, Four Kitchens, Pantheon Systems

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Pantheon Systems and Four Kitchens co-founder David Strauss has gained world-class Drupal, PHP, and general web architecture experience from his work with the Wikimedia Foundation, Creative Commons, The Economist, Mansueto Ventures, Lifetime TV, NBC-Universal, and the Internet Archive. David is well-known in the Drupal community as an expert in scalability and database optimization and is a member of the Drupal.org Infrastructure Team. He has attended several Drupal coding sprints and served as a chair on the session committee for Drupalcon DC 2009 and is a Permanent Member of the Drupal Association.


On Drupal.org for 11 years 3 months

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Drupal Contributions: 

Several modules
Core patches to improve database infrastructure

Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Boston 2008
DrupalCon Szeged, Hungary 2008
DrupalCon DC 2009
DrupalCon Paris 2009
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Copenhagen 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon London 2011
DrupalCon Denver 2012
DrupalCon Munich 2012
DrupalCon Portland 2013
DrupalCon Austin 2014
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015
DrupalCon Barcelona 2015
DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
DrupalCon Dublin 2016
DrupalCon Baltimore 2017

Credited on 1 issue fixed in the past 1 year


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David Strauss helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

My mentors: 

6 people list David Strauss as a mentor

I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
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