Derek Wright

Senior Computer Scientist
Honokaa, HI

Derek has been a prolific contributor to Drupal since 2006. He has contributed countless bug fixes and added new features to the core system and many other projects, and helps maintain the collaboration tools for the community on

Derek loves finding elegant solutions to complex problems. A musician and a community activist, he seeks understanding, compassion and social change. All power to the people!

What Makes a Good Developer

I have eagle eyes for looking at code and thinking through what is this code really going to do, and can I find any holes in what it’s not dealing with. So that’s just a general sort of a nerdy way of thinking which comes in handy when dealing with computer programming.

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In Derek's own words