As co-founder and front-end lead at Evolving Web, Suzanne is responsible for defining and implementing both the information architecture and the visual elements of websites and web applications. She has taken a lead role in Evolving Web's adoption of Drupal, and manages the creation of Drupal sites from module selection and configuration to integration and custom development.
During her time at Evolving Web, Suzanne has implemented websites for Travelocity, McGill University, A&E Television, and the Government of Canada. She is also a Drupal trainer, and has developed courses and webinars on topics including theming, multilingual site building, and responsive design.
Suzanne has provided technical presentations on user interface design, theming and multilingual Drupal site building. She takes an active role in the Drupal community and organizes local Drupal meetups and camps. She has presented at ConFoo, DrupalCons in Munich and Denver, and Drupal Camps in Montreal, Boston, Toronto, and New York including:
- DrupalCamp Montreal 2010 + DrupalCamp Toronto 2010: Architecting Drupal Sites with Panels (Video)
- DrupalCamp Montreal 2009: How to Build a Multilingual Website with Drupal (Video)
- DrupalCamp New York 8: Making ApacheSolr Search Usable (Slides)
- Drupal Design Camp Boston 2010: Multilingual Theming Case Study (Slides)
Suzanne graduated from McGill University's Schulich School of Music in performance oboe. She is a long distance runner, avid reader, and dedicated choir member.
Suzanne Kennedy's Blog Posts
After having built one multilingual website in Drupal 7 (our company website), I've had some time to look over the new i18n module. I've put together some observations about the changes in functionality I've noticed so far.
Last week, Alex and I spoke on a McGill Alumni Panel 'Maximize Social Media in Business', organized by the McGill Young Alumni.
This year at DrupalCon, the Drupal Association organized a CxO event for owners of Drupal-based businesses. The event provided talks by four business experts who discussed business strategy, leadership, HR, and finance.
Drupal and ApacheSolr are a great combination. Drupal provides the infrastructure for managing content, taxonomies, and users.
DrupalCon offers lots of opportunities to learn about trends, new ideas, and new technology in the Drupal sphere. Here's a short list of the sessions from DrupalCon Chicago that we were most excited about.