My mentors
senpai, joshk, david strauss, kscheirer, webchick, dries, sdboyer
Roles in working with Drupal
Architect, Deployment Master, Site Builder, Developer and Themer
I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed to Drupal.org
I contributed Drupal documentation
I help in the Drupal support forums
I provide Drupal-related services
I give support on IRC
I attended DrupalCon Sydney 2013
I will attend DrupalCon Austin 2014
I attended DrupalCon Portland 2013
I attended DrupalCon London 2011
I attended DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
I attended DrupalCon Chicago 2011
I attended DrupalCon Denver 2012

Personal information

Full name
Matthew Alan Young
First or given name
Matthew Alan
Last name or surname
Languages spoken
English; Japanese
My website
Drupal, php, mysql, google wave, svn and recently github and bazaar, any good php based CMS, finding the perfect project system, any and all hardware that could be used w/ *nix, classic Apple hardware, classic Toyota Land Cruisers and traveling in them, Surfing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Freestyle BMX, Motocross, Boxing, Shooting skeet/Trap, Shooting rifles, handguns, camping, art (old school printmaking, tattoos, pastel, paint, pencil, charcoal, marker)... Playing saxophone, making sad attempts at learning Guitar., Shew., - oh yeah, and Tom Waits...
United States
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Current company or organization
Industries worked in
Drupal, Aegir, Drush, Pantheon, Mercury, Varnish, Hudson, Ant, Atlassian Stack, Open Atrium, Memcache, Joomla =(, Wordpress =(, EC2, EBS, S3, XML-RPC, JSON, & Services, Php, MySQL, Java, Perl, BASH scripting, Web Objects, *nix Development, Systems Administration, Webserver Performance Tuning, SVN & DVCS Workflows, Network Security.
Companies worked for
Mattel, Qualcomm, Objective-A Development, Ninthlink, Pencils.com, Critical Digital Data's Homedataguard.com, Transparatech, Apple, Modern Postcard, OmniHome Financing, Akamai, 9 Systems, WiWOW, Sony, Sealright, The Marine Corps, WiWOW, Big Bear Choppers, Intrepid Cycles, The Solvis Group and it's many companies, Happy Macs, MacBak/MacPal, Weiland Sliding Doors, Multihulltrader.com, Renevanrems International, Shilo.tv, Suicidefantasyfootball.com, Resonnect.com, Teamenlytened.com, Great Learning Circle, Sony-Ericsson, Sony, Ninthlink, Sorenson Media, JHG, Aptera, VMIX, Showmyadventure.com/Tanstra LLC, Ikaneo, Planetillogica, CDG, First Nations, Competition Park, Cross Conference, CWCMPR, Darrel Jones Mobil Repair, DDMTuning, Desoto Sport, DIG Corp, Milan Dimich at Law, DIY, The Drip Store, Eagle Roofing, Encore, EVOAT, Firehouse Brewing, Fred's, Friendly Industries, Focus Transport, Gaglione Brothers, GameTime Gear, Gimme Air, Golfspace, Gornik Advertising, GoodToGo, Hunter & Goldblatt, Half Empty, Hallmark, Help-U-Sell, JD Fabrication, K2, Left Coast Kustoms, LoviLove, LimbergLaw, M1M, MacCase, MapCargo, MDTV, Medley Creative, MorningStar, MyRegistryLab.com, Musicfloss, Nutshell Digital, OSSUR, OxfordGroup, R.I.T.Y., Riverside Motorcross Park, Storix, Studio 101, Studio 1618, StudWeldProd


Member for
6 years 8 months


Drupal Association Organization Member

Transparatech is an Organization Member of the Drupal Association. We’re supporting the Drupal.org infrastructure and other large community initiatives.