He has a wide variety of experience developing websites in the government, NGO, and education sectors. He fell in love with PHP, and specifically Drupal, in 2006. It was a weird time, as anyone who has had to deal with PHP4 can attest, but he continued to pursue more knowledge within the framework by starting and cultivating the budding Drupal community at the University of Chicago. Fredric has presented at numerous events throughout the United States and Costa Rica and is a regular contributor to open source communities. He has a B.S. in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.