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Kevin Glenn Thompson

Nearly 20 Years of Industry Experience

DivX
  • Start up experience from initial investment through IPO
  • Custom CMS development for company websites
  • Custom platform development, Stage6.com utilizing Ruby on Rails for a video based social media platform amassing millions of users
  • Fast paced, demanding environment with great culture



Digitaria
  • Experience spanning from small agency through rapid growth phase then acquisition through buyout
  • Started as a staff engineer for Ruby on Rails and PHP development, promoted to senior engineer, manager and then director of open source
  • 10 years of Drupal platform development experience plus custom development
  • Experience in project leadership and ownership, team building, resource management and business development

Mirum
  • Technology leader in a new global digital marketing agency
  • Moved to new market and took leadership of multiple technology practices
  • Took on larger leadership role at main office
  • Responsible for team management, development excellence, hiring, resourcing, client relationships and partner management along with new business development



  • Qualcomm
  • United Healthcare
  • Aladdin Bail Bonds
  • Andersen Windows
  • Challenged Athletes Foundation
  • Energizer Holdings
  • Game Show Network
  • Whole You
  • Worked continuously with client over almost entire tenure at Digitaria/Mirum
  • Work with Qualcomm began with revamp of social media newsroom and later encompassed migrating entire .com from Team Site to Drupal
  • Ongoing Drupal development from Drupal 6, then migration to Drupal 7
  • Advised architecture and development of custom component based layout system called podgroups for Drupal 6, migrated to Drupal 7
  • Advised architecture and prototyping of decoupled system consisting of custom webservices built in Drupal 7 with Ember and later React Javascript frameworks for UI layer
  • Owned client relationship for technology
  • Worked closely with client on multiple technology intitiatives
  • Responsible for managing client relationship with technology teams across multiple departments at United Healthcare
  • Built an AEM team to manage the web properties for an entire United Healthcare division
  • Lead tech side of all new project scoping and presentations
  • Worked directly on finding solutions for client technology issues, clearly communicating with the client and setting our team up for success in building new sites, features and fixing issues
  • Led tech participation in building strategy around new client initiatives
  • Took over maintenance of Wordpress site
  • Led tech team working on site issues and building new features and pages
  • Performed an accessibility audit scoping excercise
  • Led client ownership from the technology side
  • Consulted and led in scoping and architecture for site
  • Hired and assembled team to build and then train client engineering team
  • Tech team client contact
  • Led exercise to scope and architect new Wordpress build based on our creative
  • Led interviewing and hired team to build site
  • Reviewed work and gave feedback on build
  • Launched site with partner WP Engine
  • Took over maintenance of Sharepoint site including page updates and troubleshooting
  • Scoped site transition to other platforms for client
  • Built parallel static site based on Sharepoint site to act as failover for hosting outages
  • Led Drupal team responsible for site build
  • Took over site maintenance and client small projects
  • Worked directly with project managers and client on different initiatives, problem solving and creating new features
  • Responsible for back-end Drupal architecture, development and overall technology leadership.
  • Worked directly with creative teams and client to craft experience, find solutions and get answers to drive a successful project
  • Delivered project on time and on budget leading to a long-term relationship with the client
  • Worked across time zones and different companies to get things done

Contact

Kevin Thompson - Technology Professional

I have been working in the web technology world for nearly 20 years. This experience spans from the start-up world of helping to conceive and build new platforms and custom development to the agency world of a variety of clients with hard deadlines. I've had experience being the sole developer on projects, working with a team, leading teams and managing entire departments. I love both making new things and helping others succeed.

Phone

858.583.8352

Email

kevin.glenn.thompson@gmail.com