Doug has been working on web projects since 2001, although he has been programming since the 80s. Pre-web he worked on various things including games, industrial robots, and a prototype fusion reactor control system. He likes: working on web projects because the return on investment is so easy to recognize; working with eZ Publish because it is so efficient to deliver on; and working with the Mugo team to deliver great tools to clients. When he’s not working, he is getting his two kids into the backcountry. He has a degree in computer science, another in physics, and has spent around 10 years planting trees.
Peter is a walking eZ Publish encyclopedia. He loves coding with the techies, then explaining it to the non-techies. Peter has written books and documentation about eZ Publish and has managed some of the most complex eZ Publish implementations at the American Museum of Natural History, Hootsuite, Rasmussen Reports, and more. He has a Business degree (specializing in Management Information Systems) and a minor in Kinesiology. Peter is one of the founders of Mugo.
Philipp has extensive experience in designing and implementing robust solutions for high traffic and complex websites and web applications. He has strong knowledge in reviewing and optimizing the performance for all layers of a web application, including browser page load performance, application refactoring, cluster setups, and operating system configurations. He has built object-oriented and secure web applications on top of different PHP and Java frameworks. If a specific architectural structure was required, he designed and implemented new frameworks from the ground up.
Philipp has been the project lead on some of the most creative and demanding eZ Publish and PHP projects. He lives in Aachen, Germany, and speaks English, French and German. In his free time you’ll find him in a climbing gym or outdoors bouldering.
At Mugo Ben has worked on a range of publisher data solutions that power sites and systems such as 49thShelf.com, AllLitUp.ca, and ReaderBound.com, exposing great Canadian literature to the world. He speaks German and English and enjoys the ever-changing weather in Melbourne, Australia. He’s also a trained blacksmith.
Ernesto has a degree in Telematics Engineering. He has developed applications for desktop, client/server, and websites. Currently at Mugo he maintains eZ Publish and Drupal websites for Harvard University, and he was the lead developer on the implementation of the marketing website for Hootsuite.com. Ernesto also enjoys making accessible websites and building pure PHP Symfony applications.
Thiago has a degree in computing science and has been working with eZ Publish since 2006. During his graduation course, he discovered eZ Publish while comparing several Content Management Systems as part of his scientific research program. Since then his experiences have included living in Norway for almost 2 years, being nominated for several eZ awards, and winning the "Core Contributor of the Year" eZ Award. Currently he likes to incorporate new technologies on projects and find new and interesting ways to work with the new eZ Publish stack. He speaks Portuguese and English. He works on almost every project at Mugo.
For more than 20 years Dave has coded just-in-time inventory systems, custom point-of-sale terminals, dynamic pricing systems, membership directories, and much more. He has a broad experience in delivering large scale educational software products. Dave is currently leading a project that is updating a large eZ Publish website to successfully certify under the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0).
Lisa Manfield is a content strategist and digital marketer. She has developed web content, marketing collateral, and courseware for tech companies, small businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and educational institutions. She has also been the editor of BCLiving.ca, marketing manager at TheTyee.ca, and contributing editor at Backbone Magazine. She teaches writing and editing for the web at Simon Fraser University.
Mo enjoys working on every layer of the stack -- especially the "people" layer -- and believes that delivering on client expectation requires more than just good code. He is versed in a variety of programming languages, communicates effectively in several spoken languages, and is just as comfortable writing technical documentation as he is speaking to non-technical audiences. In addition to his experience with web technologies, he has also implemented data visualization solutions, worked extensively with geographic information systems, and has designed and implemented qualitative and quantitative research projects. He is a strong proponent of open-source software and prefers standards-driven solutions. Mo holds a masters degree in sociology from the University of Toronto.
Zak has spent the last 14 years building little parts of the Net, from individual websites up to advising and helping manage the organizations that build important pieces of Internet technology and infrastructure. He has contributed to the PHP project, MySQL AB, eZ Systems, the Mozilla Foundation and the Open Source Initiative.