Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire, Open Source Evangelist at Acquia, has a longstanding passion for the Drupal project and its community and is involved at the intersection of open source software, business, and culture. A memorable and charismatic communicator, he receives enthusiastic responses from audiences at events around the world, where he talks about open source technology and community, digital disruption, Drupal and more. This helps satisfy his inner diva, which he also feeds with performances as a storyteller and musician.
Selection of speaking engagements
- 06.12 Drupal Camp Oxford
- 08.12 DrupalCon Munich - Prenote "The ABCs of Drupal(Con)"
- 09.12 PHP Poland conference
- 10.12 Drupal Camp Israel - Keynote (video)
- 11.12 BAD Camp
- 11.12 Dot Project NGO seminar Brussels
- 11.12 Chicago Drupal Camp - Keynote
- 03.13 Disrupt Amsterdam - panelist (Cloud Disruption + Digital Marketing)
- 03.13 Drupal Camp London Business day (video)
- 04.13 Drupal Camp Alpe-Adria - Keynote (video)
- 04.13 Drupal Camp Glasgow
- 05.13 CMS Congres Netherlands - Keynote, "The Road to *-X-M ("star-ex-em")" (slides)
- "Drupal in a Nutshell" – filmed at CMS Congres Netherlands 2013 (video)
- 05.13 DrupalCon Portland - Prenote "The Drupal Gameshow Extravaganza"
- 06.13 Figaro Digital eCommerce seminar
- 09.13 DrupalCon Prague - Prenote "Tutti fan Drupal, a Drupal Opera"
- 11.13 Drupalhagen, Copenhagen Denmark - "Talking Open Source to the Suits"
- 11.13 Drupal Camp Vienna - Opening Keynote, "Connecting Open Minds" (video)
- "My Druplicon" – Drupal Camp Vienna 2013 (video)
- 11.13 Drupal Camp Vienna - Closing Keynote (with live simulcast to Drupal Camp NW, Manchester), "Drupal 8 ftw!" (video)
- 01.14 Digital and Social Marketing Masterclass on Tour - "The Great Open Source Digital Experience: Delivering the Interactions that Become Transactions" (slides)
- 02.14 Drupal South Wellington, New Zealand - Opening ceremony call to action "#dosomethingaboutit"
- 02.14 Drupal South Wellington, New Zealand - Keynote "Drupal, Unlikely Superhero" (video)
- 02.14 Drupal Camp London CxO - "Selling the benefits of Drupal, not the *** features"
- 03.14 Drupal Dev Days Szeged, Hungary - Keynote "Drupal 8 ftw!"
- 04.14 NYC Camp, United Nations HQ, New York City - Opening ceremony call to action "#dosomethingaboutit"
- 04.14 NYC Camp, United Nations HQ, New York City - "Drupal, Unlikely Superhero"
- 05.14 re:publica Berlin, Germany - "It Works in the Wild: Open Source + Business"
- "Warum Open Source und Wirtschaft perfekt zusammenpassen" interview with T3N at re:publica 2014 Berlin (video)
- 05.14 CMS Breakfast + DrupalCamp Scotland, Edinburgh
- 05.14 DrupalCamp Wrocław, Poland – "Selling the benefits of Drupal, not the **** features" (video)
- 06.14 DrupalCon Austin - Prenote "Calling all Drupal Superheroes"
- 08.14 Drupal Gov Days, Canberra Australia – Keynote
- 09.14 Government ICT 2.0, London
- 09.14 DrupalCon Amsterdam Prenote
- 10.14 Northern Ireland Civil Service ICT Conference
- 10.14 Drupal Camp Bulgaria - Keynote
- 11.14 php|world 2014, Washington, D.C. – Keynote
- 11.14 DrupalCamp Gothenburg – Keynote
- 12.14 Channel Shift in Public Sector - Birmingham UK
DrupalCon "prenote" opening sessions
- 2010 San Francisco – MC of group presentation
2010 Copenhagen – Welcome to Drupal(Con) w/ Robert Douglass
2011 Chicago – The Sound of Drupal w/ Robert Douglass
2011 London – A DrupalCon Carol w/ Robert Douglass, Károly Négyesi, Kenny Silanskas, Brand Bowman, Dries Buytaert, et al.
2012 Denver – Leave your phone on, an interactive presentation w/ Robert Douglass, Steven Merrill, Joe Bachana, et al.
2012 Munich – The ABC's of Drupal(Con) w/ Robert Douglass, Josef Ecker, Megan Sanicki, Anna Lang, Karen Borchert, Karsten Frohwein, Dania Gerhardt, Ramona Fischer, Candace Chapman, Emma Mäkinen, and many, many others.
2013 Portland – The Drupal Gameshow Extravaganza w/ Robert Douglass, Campbell Vertesi, Karl Scheirer, Dustin Boeger, Brian Lewis, Doug Vann, et al.
2013 Prague – Tutti fan' Drupal, a Drupal Opera w/ Robert Douglass, Nancy Beers, Gábor Hojtsy, Campbell Vertesi, and the audience chorus.
2014 Austin – Calling all Drupal Super Heroes w/ Robert Douglass, Larry Garfield, Campbell Vertesi, Adam Juran, Scott Hooker, Dries Buytaert, Ben Finklea, Kris Vanderwater, Angie Byron, Megan Sanicki, John Kennedy, Doug Green, Doug Vann, and a cast of super heroes.
2014 Amsterdam - Drupal Memories w/ so very many amazing Drupal friends!