The Joomla! Production Leadership Team (PLT) is pleased to announce the addition of a new member. We welcome Robert Jacobi to the team. Robert will be serving as a voting member and helping with working with the Treasurer of Open Source Matters with the financials and budgeting.

The PLT is responsible for leading and coordinating the development of the Joomla CMS and the Joomla Framework. This includes releasing new versions, fixing bugs, adding new features, translating and creating documentation.

The addition of Robert brings the total of current PLT members to 10:

  • Chris Davenport
  • George Wilson
  • Javier Gomez
  • Luca Marzo
  • Marco Dings
  • Robert Deutz
  • Robert Jacobi
  • Roland Dalmulder
  • Tessa Mero
  • Viktor Vogel

Robert Jacobi

Robert Jacobi is Founder of Arc Technology Group, a leading Joomla web development consultancy, based in Chicago. Founded in 2000, Arc works with Fortune 50 companies, mid-market businesses, and entrepreneurial start-ups. Robert and Arc have been developing Mambo and Joomla websites since 2004.

Robert is one of the foremost experts in content management and web development specializing in Joomla solutions for business. Effective deployment and management of content using internet technologies has been a cornerstone of Robert’s philosophy and has helped clients achieve measurable results. Robert leads the firm in developing complete custom solutions and Joomla implementations, and believes Joomla is the future cornerstone for implementation of open solutions.

Robert is a heavily involved in speaking at Joomla events on enterprise topics, from keynoting Joomla Days to presenting at JandBeyond and Joomla World Conference. He believes that small to enterprise websites can be made amazing with Joomla!

The Future

The Production Leadership Team plans the addition of more members during 2016. If you would like to nominate a member from the Joomla community for serving the PLT there is a permanent nomination form available. You are invited to congratulate the new members at the following forum topic: