Chris Pliakas is a solutions architect at Acquia. He works closely with the Acquia sales representatives and potential clients "to help people who might not know about Drupal or might be considering a proprietary solution see how Drupal can help them. It's really great to be out on the front lines helping people to see Drupal the way we do."
Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/63-meet-chris-pliakas-open-software-and-open-data-make-better-decisions
Michael Hofmockel is a technical consultant at Acquia, based in Ames Iowa. Like many Drupalists, Michael's background wasn't in computer science, but led him to Drupal nonetheless. As he puts it, "Drupal's great because you can come at it from almost any angle ... and we do!" Michael was building databases as a soil chemist at Duke University. When he needed a web interface for a database, "I decided not to build it for myself, tried Drupal and I never needed anything else again!"
Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/62-meet-michael-hofmockel-getting-speed-drupal
Sam Lerner is an Acquia Client Advisor with something of a specialty in search technologies; he is the co-maintainer of the Google Search Appliance and Apache Solr Drupal projects. His job is to use his own knowledge and take advantage of Acquia's "deep bench" in all things Drupal to help clients make their websites successful. He calls working at Acquia "fuel injected knowledge".
Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/meet-sam-lerner-acquia-fuel-injected-knowledge