Jim Birch is an accomplished technical architect, strategist, developer, community organizer, and believer in bridging open source communities.

Jim spends his days working as an Engineering Manager alongside the incredibly talented team at Kanopi Studios.  With a great group of designers and developers, he architects Drupal and WordPress builds and migrations, and supports existing sites to make iterative, continuous improvements for clients in education, government, non-profit, and B2B.

Jim has spoken on Drupal, WordPress, SEO, and general developer topics at camps and conferences around the world. He is a former organizer of the Drupal Chicago Meetup Group, the Midwest Drupal Camp, and is an administrator of the Chicago group on Drupal.org.

When he’s not writing and learning about Drupal and WordPress, Jim enjoys shellfishing, making pizza and pasta by hand, DIY home repair, and long walks on the beaches of Cape Cod.

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