Derek is the web technologist for the iSchool. His duties include managing the school’s Drupal CMS, developing and extending custom software for the school, and overseeing a team of student assistants. The web development team responds to a broad array of technical requests from our growing community of students, faculty, staff and stakeholders in the world of LIS.
Derek Christiansen is happiest when joining tables in a MySQL database, but also enjoys time with his family and walks on the beach. He has two cats and believes humor is a brush with the sublime. See: https://xkcd.com/327/
MLIS San José State University (2008)
MBA University of Southern California (1995)
BA (English Literature) University of California, Irvine (1990)
Web Technologist, School of Information (2011 – present)
Business Development Manager, Racal Recorders (1997-2002)
Inside Sales Supervisor, AirTouch Cellular (1989-1997)