Larry Garfield.

Larry Garfield has been building websites since he was a sophomore in high school, which is longer ago than he'd like to admit. Larry has been an active Drupal contributor and consultant for over a decade, and led the Drupal 8 Web Services initiative that helped transform Drupal into a modern PHP platform.

Larry is Director of Runtimes and Integrations at, a leading continuous deployment cloud hosting company. He is responsible for Platform's container-based products and developer advocacy, with an aim to make hosting major OSS projects with "stupid easy". He is also still a de facto Drupal developer evangelist within the PHP community, as well as the Drupal representative to the Framework Interoperability Group.

Larry holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from DePaul University. He blogs at both and

Talk Date Location Time
Software Management Lessons from the 1960s Mar 17 Ballroom C 1:00 PM