David Hurley is an open source advocate and travels most weeks of the year to speak around the world on topics of tech, PHP and open source software. He is passionate about helping small businesses succeed and is the founder of the first free and open source marketing automation tool, Mautic. Dedicated to open source, he also serves as the community manager and member of the production leadership team for Joomla - the second largest content management system in the world. David writes at, works at, and contributes to