Mark Shropshire - Open Source Security Lead

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Mark brings 20 years of experience leading technical teams to his role as Mediacurrent’s Open Source Security Lead. He is a leader in tech community organizing, blogging, podcasting, and public speaking within the Drupal community. Mark is passionate about architecting systems to solve workflow problems and improve efficiencies using open source software.

Over his 20 year career leading technical teams, Mark gained experience in IT roles at a large urban research university and nationally recognized, award winning graphic communications company. Through these experiences, Mark has learned to lead others with an eye on the big picture, while getting into the details as a software developer, systems architect and system administrator. One of his proudest accomplishments has been his role in building a stronger technical community in the Charlotte region. For the past two years, Mark has served as the community co-organizer for the Charlotte Drupal Drive-In event. He is also the co-founder of the Charlotte Drupal User Group (CharDug)

Outside of Drupal, Mark enjoys playing drums, sax, keyboards, and bass and has a list of other instruments that he would love to learn.