Hi! I’m Preston.
I write, speak, and work on the intersections of content, design, and code and lead product, design, engineering, and innovation organizations.
The first-ever book on immersive content and spatial content, available now.
The first authoritative book on developing sites with Gatsby, available now.
The only book on voice content, and A Book Apart’s first voice title, available now.
I’m an A List Apart editor, CMSWire columnist, and Smashing Magazine contributor. I also wrote the definitive books about immersive content, voice content, Gatsby, and decoupled Drupal. Read my articles
For A List Apart
April 29, 2021
October 9, 2020
Since 2004, I’ve consulted on CMS architectures, digital experiences, and marketing for clients in India, Japan, and the U.S., with work in headless CMS, web and voice, and content strategy. See my work
The first student-designed responsive college newspaper site in the Ivy League.
Ask GeorgiaGov is the first-ever Alexa skill for citizens of the state of Georgia.
I’ve been a speaker since 2008 at dozens of conferences, like SXSW and An Event Apart, in three languages. If you’d like me to speak at your event or your company, I’d love to hear from you. See my talks
European Chatbot and Conversational AI Summit 2023
An Event Apart San Francisco 2022
An Event Apart Denver 2022
DevReach Boston 2022
DrupalJam Utrecht 2022
Photo credit: Charles Leverington
I wrote the first version of Waterwheel.js, led the release of Reservoir, and contributed to Drupal's Spark initiative. I also organize Decoupled Days, an annual non-profit conference in New York. Work with me
A Drupal distribution for editors
A conference on the future of CMS