John Picozzi’s official role is Solutions Architect at EPAM working from home in Rhode Island. His unofficial role at any organization is resident Drupal fanatic; He believes strongly in contributing to the Drupal community and supporting open source in any way he can. John is the main organizer of the Drupal Providence Meetup, an Acquia-certified Site Builder, a co-host on Talking Drupal, and a co-organizer of the New England Drupal Camp. Throughout his career, he has crafted Drupal solutions for organizations like CVS Caremark, Leica Geosystems, Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Marriott International, Rhode Island School of Design, and Getty Images.

Nic has been working with Drupal since late 2008 and owns a company that provides his clients creative solutions for everyday problems. Clients' needs range from government projects to e-commerce, higher education, and HIPAA-compliant medical service companies. Recently he has been working with Native Web Components to provide platform agnostic design and functionality. Not one to shy away from challenges he has extensive experience integrating with AWS and developing systems to manage mobile application back-end systems. He speaks at local drupal camps and co-hosts a Drupal podcast. Outside of work he enjoys building Lego, cooking, and working on home automation.

Past Hosts

Skills Upgrade Host - AmyJune currently works with the Linux Foundation as their Certificate Community Architect. She is responsible for supporting the Certification team’s efforts in building and maintaining exams and related documentation for exam products in the Linux Foundation’s certification portfolio. She is a Drupal core mentor. She has the unique privilege of being a non-code developer and has the ability to bridge the gap between the technical writers, the coders, the developers, and the designers and connect them with first-time contributors with skill sets that match their specific contribution needs. AmyJune helps communities discover how they can contribute and belong in more ways than code.

Jason is a design strategist, UX leader, technologist, expert in web typography, and Invited Expert on the W3C Web Fonts Working Group. He writes, speaks, and works with teams and brand owners on how to set type better on digital platforms. He has spoken with organizations like Adobe, Audible, Condé Nast, GoDaddy, IBM—and given presentations and workshops at conferences all over the world. He also publishes a newsletter on web typography.

Stephen founded Talking Drupal in 2013. He appeared as a host on the first 300 episodes and now works behind the microphone. Stephen has been working with Drupal for ten years and building websites for more than twenty. He is currently working on Drupal projects with the US Government and has experience in many SMB and Fortune 100 companies. Catching the bug for open-source and the community around it, Stephen founded Talking Drupal in 2013 and the New England Drupal Camp in 2014. He enjoys exploring and sharing technology ideas. If you want to get him talking, ask him why Drupal developers should be using Linux.


"You know him as jrockowitz on He is the maintainer of the Webform module and Blueprints module.

His friends call him Jake; he has been building websites for over 20 years. If you’re curious about how he got started, you can check out his first website,, which includes some art and random experiments, including his first contact form."

Module of the Week Correspondent - Martin started his Drupal journey in 2005, with version 4.6. Since then, he has demonstrated his passion for the community in his frequent participation at Drupal user groups, local Drupalcamps, and Drupalcons, often as a speaker. He recently appeared on the Talking Drupal podcast as a guest and host, and has blogs published on and a handful of other sites. In his current role as a Senior Solutions Engineer at Acquia, he is able to evangelize Drupal to a wide variety or organizations, from local nonprofits to multinational corporations. He also maintains a number of contrib modules, including Smart Date, Search Overrides, and a number of others.