My mentors
merlinofchaos, Dries, eaton, hunmonk
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 Drupal automated tests
I provide Drupal-related services
I give support on IRC
I attended DrupalCon Munich 2012
I attended DrupalCon Denver 2012
I attended DrupalCon London 2011
I attended DrupalCon Portland 2013
I attended DrupalCon Prague 2013
I will attend DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
I will attend DrupalCon Austin 2014
I attended DrupalCon Chicago 2011
I attended DrupalCon Boston 2008
I attended DrupalCon Barcelona 2007
I attended OSCMS 2007, Sunnyvale
I attended DrupalCon Szeged, Hungary 2008
I attended DrupalCon DC 2009
I attended DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
I attended DrupalCon Paris 2009
I attended DrupalCon Copenhagen 2010

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Full name
Larry Garfield
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My website
Drupal, Star Trek, Drupal, Politics, Drupal, Hunting JohnAlbin, Drupal, HTML5
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Larry Garfield has been building web sites since he was a sophomore in high school, which is longer ago than he'd like to admit. As a freelancer he worked mostly for Chicago-area politicians before graduating to full time consulting with Palantir.net.

At Palantir, Larry is a Senior Architect and Community Lead, developing solutions for medium to large cultural and educational institutions. He also works to represent both Palantir and Drupal in the broader developer community.

Larry is an active Drupal core contributor, including the principle architect of the Drupal 7 database system and the Drupal 8 Web Services Lead. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Drupal Association. Larry holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from DePaul University.

Larry is a co-author of "Drupal 7 Module Development" from Packt Publishing, and has also been published in Drupal Watchdog and php[architect]. He blogs at both http://www.palantir.net/ and http://www.garfieldtech.com/.

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Job title
Senior Architect
Current company or organization
Industries worked in
Software Engineering, Journalism, Higher Education
Companies worked for
Forall Systems, PEPID, DraftFCB, DePaul University, Palantir.net


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