Recently, there has been a fair amount of moving and shaking going on with respect to Drupal development companies, both real and imagined (link below). In the real—and incredibly awesome—category, Bluespark is happy to announce that Drupal development and semantic web consultancy Istos.com is becoming Bluespark's exclusive contractor and partner in southern Europe, and that the founder of the company, Dr. Ronald Ashri, is joining the Bluespark team as our Technical Director.
As the principal of Bluespark, I couldn't be any happier. Ron is an incredibly talented team leader, system architect, drupal developer, and open source advocate. Many people across Europe have attended his seminars, Drupalcon sessions, or Drupal training sessions. Bluespark co-developed the Drupal Rooms project with Ron and Istos, as well as several client projects over the past year. Ron has been very active and involved in growing the Drupal ecosystem; he, like us, believe in healthy and active contribution. His skill as a leader and developer, as well as our shared philosophy make him a welcome addition to the Bluespark management team. I look forward to many great things coming from this talented group, and I look forward to working with Ron for many years to come.
With the addition of the Istos team, Bluespark's reach now includes offices in the Research Triangle Park NC, USA, Paris, and Italy. We will announce further details on our expansion and projects in the coming weeks so stay tuned.