We have another group of speakers to introduce you to today. They come from across the WordPress community and around the world. We hope you’re as excited as we are about seeing them in Seville in just a few months!
Aaron Jorbin is a Polyhistoric man of the web. Currently a WordPress guest committer and Technical Architect At Conde Nast. He is an ally to many and knows the world is better with Bow Ties and Whisky. He has pent the last 5 years as a core contributor to WordPress including the last ~6 months as a committer. One of his passions is keeping WordPress a “gateway drug” to both web development and open source. His passion for education extends beyond technology. He also organises an educational simulation of international relations for 1500 university students from around the world.
Tenko Nikolov is the Chief Executive Officer of WordPress hosting specialist SiteGround.com. With more than 9 years of experience in the hosting industry, Tenko has been successfully managing and overseeing SiteGround’s development to date. Joining the company in its very dawn, he started as a Support Team member but soon became Support Team manager, then VP of technology, and later was appointed CEO of the company.
Silvan Hagen is co-founder of the UX and WordPress agency required+ and one of the organisers for WordCamp Switzerland. He helps his clients to build long-lasting and maintainable solutions, using UX to in the process of building WordPress solutions and plugins. Silvan keeps his mind open with travelling. He surfs and snowboards, takes photographs, and builds self-sustaining permaculture gardens.
Wouter Groenewold is a social geek, on the sharp on the edge of humanity and innovation who is always looking for ways to make technology available and more refined for every person.
Juliette Reinders Folmer is an independent business consultant with wicked IT skills. You might encounter her as a speaker at PHP or WordPress conferences. She is a Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE) and has been contributing to numerous open source projects since the beginning of this century.
Daniel Pataki builds things for WordPress and writes about them. He is the editor of the WordPress section on Smashing Magazine and he writes for WPMU DEV, Hongkiat, Tuts+ and other websites regularly. His goal is to make great tools that enhance the lives of people who use them.
Bryce Adams is a nomadic coder working for WooThemes.com. He loves open source, building useful products and interacting with the community! In his spare time, he’s either travelling the world and attending WordPress events or building small start-ups that try to push the boundaries of everyday WordPress development.