Andrew Hoppin is co-founder and CEO of New Amsterdam Ideas (Nuams). He previously served as Chief Information Officer of the New York State Senate from January 2009-January 2011. There, he led the successful effort to deploy the first major New York State government website using the Drupal content management system, NYSenate.gov, which won "Best of New York" awards for Project Excellence. Andrew was awarded the 2010 New York State Public Sector CIO of the Year by GovTech Magazine, and was named one of the top 50 government CIOs in the United States by Information Week magazine. Andrew's experience with Drupal dates back to 2005, when he served as Strategy Director for the CivicSpace Labs project, one of the first major Drupal consulting firms. Later, as co-founder of the startup company Goodstorm, he invested in the development of some of Drupal's earliest e-commerce capabilities. Finally, as co-founder of the CoLab project at NASA, he invested in the development of the first version of Drupal's "Conference Organizing solution." Andrew keynoted the 3,000 person 2010 Drupalcon conference in San Francisco. He serves on the Board of Directors or Advisory Boards of Open Plans, Civic Commons (now Code for America), OpenCongress, and Yenza.
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