Preston So

Preston So
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Preston So is a product strategist, developer advocate, digital experience futurist, researcher, speaker, and author of Decoupled Drupal in Practice (Apress, 2018).

A globally recognized voice on decoupled Drupal and subject matter expert in areas including conversational design and the decentralized web, Preston is Senior Director, Product Strategy at Oracle, where he leads product strategy and developer relations for the Oracle Content and Experience (OCE) developer experience. He is also Editor in Chief at Tag1 Consulting, where he leads content marketing and hosts Tag1 Team Talks, a biweekly webinar series about emerging web technologies. A three-time speaker at SXSW Interactive, Preston previously led product, design, and engineering teams at Gatsby, Acquia, and Time Inc. (now Meredith).

Preston has been a programmer since 1999, a web developer and designer since 2001, a creative professional since 2004, and a Drupal developer since 2007. He once gave free web development classes in public libraries and, in 2017, founded Decoupled Days, a conference about the future of content management systems and their architectures. Preston also writes on a wide range of topics at his blog,