Posted on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 17:57
I'm in San Francisco this week to sing the Drupal gospel at the Gilbane conference. I take part in a panel discussion called Social Technologies for Ad Hoc Information Sharing. Also on the panel will be John Newton, co-founder and CTO of Alfresco,
Posted on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 - 06:08
I think Sun/MySQL's Marten Mickos nailed it when he said "There's a difference between organizations that have more time than money and organizations that have more money than time". Read Savio Rodrigues' post on InfoWorld and Matt Asay's post on
Posted on Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 15:45
Acquia was one of six companies chosen to present at the Launch Pad event at the Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco last week. Selection for Launch Pad was a great honor - more than 150 companies submitted applications - and a tremendous opportunity to
Posted on Thursday, May 1, 2008 - 04:01
Every week, several people ask me what I spend time on at Acquia? What does a co-founder and start-up CTO in a high-tech company do?
In starting a company, there are lots of things that have to be done but my main responsibility right now is to
Posted on Wednesday, April 23, 2008 - 05:32
Acquia (my company) is part of an exceptional group of companies vying for the 2008 Red Herring 100 North America award. The award recognizes the top 100 privately held companies in North America. This is big because previous winners included
Posted on Friday, April 18, 2008 - 13:04
It is a real honor and privilege that BusinessWeek included me on their list of top 30-and-under innovators for 2008. I'm very happy to see Drupal getting this level of recognition from the business world. What BusinessWeek only hints at, though,
Posted on Monday, March 10, 2008 - 06:46
At DrupalCon Boston, Acquia sponsored a launch party at the Felt club in Boston. Jeff Robbins from Lullabot performed live with its former rock band Orbit, and Acquia's Jay Batson took the crowd deep into the night with progressive house and trance
Posted on Monday, March 3, 2008 - 23:27
Today was a great day for Drupal.
We kicked off our largest Drupal conference ever – more than 800 Drupal enthusiasts from all over of the world are getting together in Boston for one week to brainstorm, to share and to work on Drupal. DrupalCon
Posted on Monday, January 14, 2008 - 12:36
I was interviewed by John Conroy of CMSWire. It turned out slightly more technical and visionary than previous interviews.
Posted on Sunday, January 13, 2008 - 08:08
(The video above was shot last week when Jay and I were driving to work. Jay said 'December' but really meant 'January'.)
As you might have read on the Acquia website, Acquia is six people now. We had the fortune of being able to hire some
Posted on Thursday, December 20, 2007 - 16:05
Today, we announced that Gábor Hojtsy and Kieran Lal have joined Acquia as employee one and two respectively.
The nice thing about hiring from an Open Source community is that it makes the hiring process significantly easier. I've been working with