Drupal contributions

Core patches, contrib module patches, patch reviews, documentation creation and editing, drupal.org maintainer, member of the Documentation Team, member of the Drupal Association, and currently the technical product manager for our Drupal.org D7 Upgrade! http://drupal.org/community-initiatives/drupalorg/drupal7

Roles in working with Drupal
I am a co-founder and technical product manager with Transparatech of San Diego (http://transparatech.com). I have 6+ years of Drupal experience in regards to coding it, theming it, deploying it, and managing those who do. I have great ideas on a weekly basis that help to streamline others' workflows and allow them to succeed, and I share all my knowledge freely with the world as a Community Evangelist., In addition, I'm also co-managing the monthly Drupal User Group meetups here in San Diego (http://groups.drupal.org/north-county-san-diego-dug).
I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed Drupal documentation
I contributed Drupal automated tests
I reviewed Project applications
I help in the Drupal support forums
I provide Drupal-related services
I give support on IRC
I help mentor new contributors
I attended DrupalCon Denver 2012
I attended DrupalCon Munich 2012
I attended DrupalCon Portland 2013
I attended DrupalCon London 2011
I attended DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
I attended DrupalCon Boston 2008
I attended DrupalCon DC 2009
I attended DrupalCon Paris 2009
I attended DrupalCon Chicago 2011

Personal information

Full name
Joel Farris
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My website
Assigning Blame, Stalking Crell, being amazing
United States
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Job title
Technical Project Manager
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Industries worked in
IT, web architecture, web development, client relations, entertainment, music, touring, artist, recording artist, artists, sound, sound engineering, photography
Companies worked for
Transparatech, Drupal Association, NAMM, Rovi, DivX, Mattel, Qualcomm, Bansai Innovations, Workhabit, JHG.com, Threshold Interactive, Achieve Internet, Clair Brothers, Entertainment Technology, CTS Audio, Lifehouse, Dierks Bentley, Sara Evans, Blackhawk, Little Big Town, Mae, Yellowcard, B52s, Toby Mac, Tour Guide Magazine, Tour Link Conference


Member for
7 years 10 months
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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.