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Thomas  Erickson

Thomas Erickson
CEO, Acquia


Tom has over 25 years experience in software products and services. Most recently, he was CEO of Systinet Corporation, a privately held software company that provided a foundation for service oriented architectures (SOA) in Global 2000 companies. Prior to Systinet, Tom was the executive vice-president, international for webMethods, the fastest growing software company in the USA from 1998 to 2003.

Before webMethods, Thomas was President, Asia Pacific for the Baan Company. Tom enjoys spending time in Australia, snowboarding, and playing golf. Thomas Erickson earned his honors degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.


Thomas Erickson (Acquia), Andrew Hoppin (New York State Senate), Kirsten Burgard (Department of Veterans Affairs), Rob Klause (Siteworx, Inc.)
In this session, Thomas Erickson, CEO of Acquia, will discuss Drupal’s achievements within government over the past year. From there, Dries will introduce three “lightning talks” featuring representatives from government agencies who will share their stories of how Drupal changed the way their sites embraced community and collaboration to achieve transparency. Read more.
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