We’re a group of web professionals who collectively have helped build hundreds of well-known websites, including FastCompany.com, Grammy.com and Dance.com. Our expertise ranges from the latest in open source technology, to best practices in user experience, to editorial content and paid digital marketing, and advanced social media strategies. Our team members have helped lead the open source Drupal project. And we also know a whole lot about the open source WordPress project. We offer free and paid products based on both of these platforms.
We came together in 2008 to make it easier for more people and organizations to access the spectacular website tools previously available only to sophisticated professionals. In the process, we’ve helped transform open source Drupal and created tools used by more than 100,000 websites. We’ve also launched a fantastic content discovery and socially-networked website platform for free sites, leveraging a new layer on top of WordPress and some amazing contemporary themes.
Our team of editorial, technology, sales, marketing and finance professionals will run entire media websites on behalf of clients, such as Capezio, the dance wear brand, for whom we operate the editorial website Dance.com.
Ed Sussman, CEO and co-founder. Publishing and software executive Ed Sussman, previously led FastCompany.com and Inc.com, and is a vocal proponent of the social web. The one-time executive editor of Inc. magazine, founder of IncTechnology.com and the Inc. 5,000, Ed is a long-time expert on small businesses websites. Ed is a lawyer and former Executive Vice President of Mansueto Ventures and president of Mansueto Digital, overseeing the departments for digital, licensing, business development and events for the Inc. and Fast Company brands. E-mail him at email@example.com
Lullabot, Lead Developers and co-owners. Lullabot is a world-class Drupal consulting and education firm, whose team includes the authors of many of the most important modules in Drupal such as CCK and Calendar, and the the head of the Drupal documentation team. Clients include Martha Stewart Living,The Economist, FastCompany.com, Sony Artists, LifeTime TV and many others. A team of 30 developers can be called upon for large clients requiring advanced customization.
Taub Swartz, CFO. Taub Swartz is a 20-year financial industry veteran, with domestic and international experience at Morgan Stanley, UBS, Kidder Peabody and others. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Buzzr.
Jeff Dachis is the former CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Dachis Group, the world leader in social business intelligence products and services. The company serves global customers worldwide including AT&T, Citibank, Disney, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Nestlé and Nokia, with offices in 10 countries, employing over 250 professionals. Jeff is the Co-Founder, former CEO, and former Chairman of Razorfish, the world’s largest digital marketing solutions firm, which he brought public, raising $55 million and reaching a valuation high of $5 billion.
Daniel Jinich is a Managing Partner of ACON Investments, a private equity firm which has managed more than $3 billion in investments. ACON has offices in Washington D.C., Mexico City, Mexico and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Prior to joining ACON in 2000 he was a senior investment professional with Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst based in Dallas. He has served on numerous Boards of Directors of ACON portfolio companies and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Peter Piper.
Jeff Robbins is the co-founder and CEO of Lullabot, the world’s leading Drupal consulting and education firm. Jeff manages Lullabot’s consulting, education events, and media products. He serves on the Board of Directors of Buzzr, which he co-founded.
Matt Westgate is the co-founder and president of Lullabot, the world’s leading Drupal consulting and education firm. At Lullabot, he spends most of his time creating and growing Lullabot’s enterprise relationships. He also evaluates and oversees most of the parternships, acquisitions and business development opportunities.. He serves on the Board of Directors of Buzzr, which he co-founded.