Phil Jackson

Phil Jackson
Development Community Advocate, SoftLayer


Philip Jackson is the Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer Technologies, serving as the personal contact point for customers integrating with the SoftLayer API. Phil’s experiences in customer service, training, sales, sales engineering and development have culminated into the advocation of resource environments for both external and internal developer communities.


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Phil Jackson (SoftLayer)
An extensive API is quickly becoming a necessity for all service providers. However, simply having one is not enough. In this talk, Phil reveals some of the pitfalls experienced while becoming the new Developer Advocate for SoftLayer, and how he has tried to climb out of them while balancing customer needs and Drupal development. Read more.