About us

Founding team

Mollom was founded in 2008 by Dries Buytaert and Benjamin Schrauwen, who were classmates at university and have remained friends ever since. As of 2012, Mollom is part of Acquia.

DriesYou might know Dries as the founder and project lead of the Drupal project, an open source web content management system, and from his Drupal start-up Acquia. Dries holds a Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from Ghent University. When not working, Dries is a passionate photographer. You can follow his charmingly amateurish photographic efforts on Dries' personal blog.

BenjaminBenjamin is a Machine Learning expert who grew up in the demo scene. He studied computer science at the University of Antwerp and went on to get an engineering degree and a Ph.D. at Ghent University. On the few sunny days here in Belgium, Benjamin goes climbing or paragliding. You can follow Ben on twitter.

Where we are

Our offices are located in Burlington, MA, USA and Ghent, Belgium. Our servers are currently hosted in the Eastern United States.

What we like

We program in Java and PHP using Apple computers and run our servers on Linux.

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