Four Kitchens Parter and Co-Founder Todd Nienkerk has been involved in the web design and publishing industries since 1996. Since that time, he has designed and built countless websites and written for, edited, and managed several online and print publications. Although Todd's interests focus primarily on visual design and user experience, his strong background in development allows him to contribute to virtually any creative or technical task.
As an active member of the Drupal community, Todd regularly speaks at Drupal events and participates in code sprints all over the world. (In the last four years, he has spoken at 25 conferences and attended five code sprints in seven countries.) Todd is a member of the Drupal Documentation Team and has chaired tracks for DrupalCon Copenhagen 2010, DrupalCon Chicago 2011, DrupalCon Denver 2012, and DrupalCon Munich 2012. He is currently serving as the DrupalCon global chair for all design, user experience, mobile, and theming tracks. As a member of the Drupal.org Redesign Team, Todd helped spearhead the effort to redesign Drupal.org and communicate a fresher, more effective Drupal brand.
Four Kitchens, Digital Strategist and Partner
April 2006 - Present, Austin, TX, United States
Four Kitchens is a design and development consultancy in Austin, Texas, that makes big websites using open-source software. We serve a sophisticated and specialized clientele looking for a trusted, skilled partner to realize and exceed their goals. We do it all: Design, usability, information and systems architecture, development, and project management are all handled in-house by our talented team of Web Chefs. Four Kitchens' reputation as a leader in the open-source community has earned us invitations to train and speak at numerous conferences around the world.