Sean Dietrich

Senior Staff Engineer

Innovation in web development moves at a rapid pace. Sean helps clients stay on top of the latest trends and advancements in tech in order to build modern and user-friendly websites as a Senior Operations Architect at Kanopi Studios. 

Keeping up with and learning about emerging technology and standards gets Sean out of bed every morning with a smile. With over 18 years of experience, Sean shares his extensive development knowledge and insight with clients and colleagues daily, helping them solve complex technical issues, performance problems, and hosting challenges. He uses his impressive toolkit of skills, including over 11 years working with Drupal, to help automate Kanopi. We’re operating as efficiently as possible thanks to his automation efforts.

Sean is an active and supporting member of the open-source community. His community work includes helping co-organize the Bay Area Drupal Camp conference and helping to maintain Docksal, a tool used for managing development environments.

When Sean isn’t busy developing fast and engaging websites for clients, he’s spending quality time with his family.


Nginx, Apache, Docksal, Docker, PHP 5/7, Drupal 6/7/8/9, Symfony, JavaScript, Java, C++, .NET, node.js, CSS, LESS, SASS, Objective C, Memcache, Redis, and anything else for which he can read a manual.

Favorite Game

Taco vs Burrito

Favorite Places

Anywhere my family is, NYC, also anywhere in CA

Did you know?

Sean has been developing since age 15, and is self taught.