NYTimes VP of Technology Brad Kagawa on Building the Times' Custom CMS

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Each month, the PubTech Meetup invites in a developer or technologist from the publishing world to discuss the unique issues and solutions of our industry.

On December 13th, we're excited to feature Brad Kagawa, the Vice President of Technology for The New York Times, in a discussion with Contently web developer Dan Barrett about custom building a CMS, as opposed to vendor and open source solutions. When he joined the Times in 2006, he led the development of the in-house build web CMS that power's the Old Gray Lady's website, nytimes.com. Brad will also discuss the how the Times' CMS accounts for its dual production in both digital and print formats.

Pizza and drinks will be served!

About Brad Kagawa

Brad Kagawa is the Vice President of Technology for The New York Times, responsible for the content management and publishing systems that produce both the print and digital products. He has been with the Times since 2006 when he started as the Director of Content Management Systems when he led the development of the in-house built web content management system that powers nytimes.com (http://nytimes.com/). Prior to being with the Times, Brad was a consultant and project manager at Roundarch where he specialized in implementing content management systems.

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The Publishing Tech Meetup is a monthly gathering of innovators and disruptors in the publishing, journalism, and media industries. Organized by New York-based tech startup Contently, the PubTech Meetup brings together developers and technology professionals to discuss the technology behind today's most innovative publishing ideas.

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