PixelMEDIA Hosts Dries Buytaert!
Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
PixelMEDIA is excited to host Dries Buytaert, Drupal Founder and CTO & Co-Founder of Acquia!
"The Start-up Story: The history of Drupal and why Acquia was created"
When: Thursday, November 29th
5:30 – 6:00 Pre-talk Social Time
6:00 – 7:00 Presentation
7:00 – 7:30 Post-talk Social Time
Drinks and Appetizers will be served.
Dries Buytaert is the original creator and project lead for the Drupal open source web publishing and collaboration platform. Buytaert serves as president of the Drupal Association, a non-profit organization formed to help Drupal flourish. He is also co-founder and chief technology officer of Acquia, a venture-backed software company that offers products and services for Drupal. Dries is also a co-founder of Mollom, a web service that helps you identify content quality and, more importantly, helps you stop website spam. A native of Belgium, Buytaert holds a PhD in computer science and engineering from Ghent University and a Licentiate Computer Science (MsC) from the University of Antwerp. In 2008, Buytaert was elected Young Entrepreneurs of Tech by BusinessWeek as well as MIT TR 35 Young Innovator. In 2012, Buytaert was named CIO of the Year by Boston Business Journal and Mass High Tech, as well as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in the emerging category in New England.
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