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Career Profile

Enterprise Cloud Architect specializing in Drupal, Aegir, SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. I do technical planning and implementation to ensure sound and sustainable solutions. I’ve worked with Drupal for over 10 years, and support over 30 of its projects. I’m also a core maintainer of the Aegir Hosting System. Additionally, I’m a certified software engineer who’s been security cleared by the Canadian government. I volunteer my time to mentor students for Google Summer of Code (GSOC).

Skills & Proficiency

Back-End Development

Technical Architecture

Web Services


Continuous Integration & Delivery (CI/CD)


Founder & Enterprise Cloud Architect

2018 - present
Consensus Enterprises, Toronto

Software and systems engineering, Web services, SaaS, Infrastructure and DevOps consulting.

Core Maintainer

2016 - present
Aegir Hosting System, Montréal

Development and maintenance of the open-source project for hosting Drupal and other types of sites.

Founder & Principal Consultant

2013 - 2018
Colan Schwartz Consulting, Toronto

Independent contracting for various organizations in the public and private sectors.


I contribute to many Libre software projects, to varying degrees. These are mostly the ones where I take a lead role. I also speak regularly at various tech camps and conferences.

Ægir Hosting System - Aegir is a powerful hosting system that sits alongside a LAMP or LEMP server to create, deploy and manage Drupal sites.
Drupal modules - I’ve built and/or maintain over 30 Drupal modules.
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