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Building a Great Team (No Gimmicks!)

by Mark Shropshire
January 2, 2019

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In this video from Drupalcamp Atlanta 2018, Mediacurrent's Open Source Security Lead Mark Shropshire explains how to break through the gimmicks and misconceptions around team building. He gives practical solutions and approaches to build authentic, healthy, and sustainable teams. Mark focuses his examples around agency, startup, product, and open source software teams, but discussions are applicable to any team or community working towards a goal. 

Meet team member, Mark Shropshire

As a Senior Director of Development, Mark “Shrop” loves working at the intersection of leadership and technology. Over his 20-plus-year career as a technical team leader, Shrop held IT roles at a large urban research university and a nationally recognized graphic communications company prior to Mediacurrent. He has a passion for personal and team growth, aligning individual purpose with Mediacurrent’s vision. Shrop focuses empowering teams to excel while using best of class open source technology solutions.

Shrop hosts his own podcasts on technology leadership. He is the maintainer of the Guardr distribution, Drupal’s premier module suite for open source security. Shrop is a frequent speaker at local and national conferences. He stays actively involved in architecture best practices and led some of the most comprehensive Drupal projects in the world across a wide spectrum of industries.

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