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Meet Your Hosts

Nathan

Nathan Wrigley

Nathan has been working in the WordPress space for seven years. His podcast, WP Builds, has enabled him to connect with lots of interesting people in the WordPress community, many of whom are speaking at this summit.
He likes to enable other people to get their ideas out there, so that their plugins and themes find their audience.

Anchen le Roux

Anchen runs Simply Digital Design a boutique studio that focuses on Website and Summit Development on the Day Rate Model. She's been an avid contributor to the WordPress community for the last 5 years. Besides organising WordCamps, Speaking and contributing to Core she hosted the WP Virtual Summit last year and offers a Build Your Website Like a Pro course to those new to WordPress.

Anchen

Meet Your Speakers

Matt Medeiros@2x

Matt Medeiros

Matt Medeiros is the Director of Podcaster Success at Castos.com and for users of Seriously Simple Podcasting plugin. He also hosts The Matt Report podcast and the PluginTut.com YouTube channel, both serve as resources for business builders using WordPress.

Jennifer Bourn

With 22 years experience as a graphic designer and 15 years experience as a web designer and creative agency owner, Jennifer works with small businesses to build brands, create content, and grow profitable online platforms. Her renowned business systems, automations, and approach to work/life balance allow her business to thrive and keep moving forward while she travels with family, speaks at events, facilitates large-scale workshops, and runs successful online programs like Profitable Project Plan.

Jennifer Boun@2x
Robbie McCollough@2x

Robby McCullough

Robby McCullough is a Bay Area native and a co-founder of Beaver Builder, a drag-and-drop design framework for WordPress. Robby enjoys fishing, hiking, and a good cup of coffee.

Mary Job

I am a Philosopher, Digital Nomad & WordPress Enthusiast. I currently work remotely and full-time at Paid Memberships Pro and provide General WordPress Support at How Do You Tech part-time.

I teach Digital Skills at Uwani Hub, into Open Source, can speak geek though I prefer the simpler words. I am passionate about Tech for Empowerment, Jobs, Entrepreneurship, Community Building and I believe everyone should own and run a Personal Blog.

Mary Jobs
Chris Lema@2x

Chris Lema

Chris Lema has been working with WordPress since 2005. Over the years he's been a blogger, a speaker at WordCamps, a coach for WordPress product companies, and the founder of the conference for WordPress business owners, called CaboPress. Today he's the VP of Products at Liquid Web, where he manages the world's first managed platform for WooCommerce stores.

Elijah Mills

Elijah Mills serves as the COO & team lead for Oxygen, a site building Plugin for WordPress.
As an Oxygen user since 2016, Elijah enjoys working every day to continue improving the product by managing new feature research & development, implementation, bug fixes, releases, community management, and overseeing the Oxygen support team.

Elijah Mills
Krista Miller

Krista Miller

At Summit In A Box, Krista helps entrepreneurs 3x their monthly revenue through virtual summits without wondering where to start or what to do next. Her method is focused on strong connections, collaboration, and making a difference in the lives of everyone involved.
The best part? She makes it easy! With every strategy, copy template, website template, script, tech tutorial, and resources you'd ever need, your summit prep just got a whole lot easier!

Nathan Ingram

Nathan is the Host at iThemes Training where he teaches WordPress and freelance business development topics via live webinar.

He is also the creator of MonsterContracts, a service that provides contracts for WordPress client work that are battle tested, attorney analyzed, annually audited, and member strengthened.

As the founder of >ADVANCE Coaching, Nathan works with WordPress solopreneurs and agency owners individually and in groups to help them become more successful in their businesses.
Nathan has been working with clients to build websites since 1995. He is based in Birmingham, Alabama where he has been an organizer for WordCamp Birmingham (WP Y'all) for several years.

Nathan Ingram@2x
Joe Casabona@2x

Joe Casabona

Don’t let Joe Casabona’s Master’s Degree in Computer Science intimidate you; he is a passionate and approachable guy.  
Joe started his career almost 20 years ago as a freelance web developer and has been a team lead, system admin, and was even a faculty member at his alma mater. Podcasting has been the perfect medium for Joe to share his knowledge and build up his peers. He is not only a veteran podcaster but he helps people launch their own podcasts.
When he’s not creating courses for LinkedIn Learning, you can find Joe spending time with his family, enjoying baseball, or talking too much about Star Wars

Melissa Love

Melissa Love began her career as a specialist brand and web designer for photographers, but has since branched out into selling WordPress themes and developing plugins.
She is passionate about helping small creative businesses turn their websites into marketing machines and making great design affordable.
She lives in Cornwall, UK with her family.

Melissa Love@2x
Elliot Condon@2x

Elliot Condon

Elliot is a web developer working "down under" on the Advanced Custom Fields WordPress plugin in Australia. Having a previous life in design, Elliot is passionate about all things interactive. Enjoys skateboarding, coffee and building things.

Tom Usborne

My name is Tom Usborne and I'm the founder/lead developer of GeneratePress and GenerateBlocks. I live on Vancouver Island with my wife and our two little girls.
GeneratePress is a lightweight but versatile WordPress theme used on over 300,000 websites.
GenerateBlocks is a brand new block-based plugin that adds amazing versatility to the block editor without sacrificing performance.

Tom Usborne@2x
Clare Lewis@2x

Clare Lewis

Clare is the owner, designer, and developer at Clare Concept. Her mission is to help business owners grow their digital presence - so they can not only achieve their business goals, but surpass them, while spreading their expertise and reach, beyond what they can do in person. Clare loves working with clients to design and develop websites that get results, whether that is using a page builder or writing custom code. When she is not working, you can probably find her spending time with family and her dogs.

Troy Dean

Co-founder and CEO of WP Elevation, Mavericks Club and Video User Manuals, Troy is a proud Australian university dropout who has managed to use the internet to grow a successful and profitable business.
His Mum is still trying to figure out how he gets all of his friends into that little computer.

Tory Dean@2x
Arindo Duque@2x

Arindo Duque

Arindo is the Founder and CEO of NextPress, the developers of WP Ultimo and WP Admin Pages Pro. He began his career as a developer and freelancer and eventually found his way into creating and developing products for the WordPress ecosystem. Unlike most WP-folks, he loves Multisite and its quirks.

David Vongries

Hey, I'm David, founder of MapSteps & creator of the Page Builder Framework, Ultimate Dashboard, Swift Control, WP Video Popup & other WordPress plugins that make agency life easier.

David Vongries@2x
Christi Cooper@2x

Christi Cooper

Christi Cooper is the designer and creative strategist behind Cooper & Heart Creative—with 20+ years design experience—she works with coaches, service-providers, and course-creators to help them up-level their brands by creating effective sales pages, websites & branding they LOVE so they can connect with their people and make more sales.

Dimi Baitanciuc

I've been in the internet industry since early 2000. Being one of the designers and co-founders of Brizy and ThemeFuse I wear a bunch of different hats but the one I like the most is that of the UI/UX designer.
I have a passion for design, love what WordPress stands for, and appreciate a product with great usability. I'm always happy to share and connect. Drop me a line on dimi@brizy.io.

Dimi Baitanciuc@2x
Scott Kingsley Clark@2x (2)

Scott Kingsley Clark

As a lead product developer at Modern Tribe and lead developer of the Pods Framework, Scott has gained experience in many areas of product growth. From working with a team targeting product feature challenges to managing all areas of a product life cycle, Scott has made it his goal to prioritize product experience over all else.

Davinder Singh Kainth

A creative who Loves to Create Online Spaces powered by WordPress. In the ecosystem for 15+ years focused on creating websites, digital products, courses, and more.

Davinder Singh Kainth@2x
Chantal Edouard-Betsy

Chantal Edouard-Betsy

Hi, I’m Chantal, an award-winning serial entrepreneur, super mom and website developer. When I am not working on client projects, or chasing after my daughter, Charlie, you will find me in high-level masterminds and industry groups writing essays (or recording video tutorials) about my first love, WordPress! I love sharing what I know but no two days with a toddler are the same, and I’ve learned that there are more efficient, automated ways to give back and make bank!

Bradley Kirby

Creator of Wallace Inline. The best way for your clients to edit their Beaver Builder and Elementor websites.

Bradley Kirby@2x
Paul Lacey@2x

Paul Lacey

Paul Lacey is a veteran WordPress designer, developer & e-strategist. He is also the co-founder of DickieBirds Studio where he leads the creation of responsive websites for Businesses, Agencies & Brands. Paul is a regular guest on leading WordPress & industry Podcast shows. Paul and his wife also have a dream of one day having a small-holding. Right now they care for a dog, 3 cats, 2 chickens a guinea pig and a fish. So they are well on their way.

Piccia Neri

After 20 years in London Piccia Neri currently runs her own global UX & design consultancy agency from Spain. She is a Maverick at Cloudways, for whom she also leads UX projects. Piccia educates agencies, developers, techies and marketers on UX and design, via live and online workshops and courses. She speaks at conferences in 3 languages.
Piccia Neri has been a practising designer for over 2 decades, working with major cultural institutions as well as top London agencies on global brands. She led the creative direction of the design department at the British Film Institute, London and was vice-president of the Chartered Society of Designers (UK) 2013-16. 

Piccia Neri@2x
Shane Rielly@2x

Shane Rielly

Shane is the founder and co-owner of Lonely Viking which is an agency based in South Africa that focusses on branding, custom development, business, automation, and software integration.
Shane has an awesome wife and two great kids. He loves surfing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and is a beginner woodworking enthusiast.
He's been in the web and design industry for 20 years and he has a passion for passing on his knowledge and experience.

Tom Carless

A WordPress user and developer since 2003 - Tom builds products for his own agencies problems. From Beaver Builder plugins that reduce your website build time, to his newest offering, AB Split Test - which enables WP agencies and power users to make more money with their existing website traffic.

Tom Carless@2x
Paul Chalton@2x

Paul Chalton

As a Freelance Designer & YouTube Content Creator I get to mix 2 of my biggest passions - Design and education!
I spent 10 years as an IT Tutor specialising in design and multimedia, working in Adult Education before moving on to start my own design business and finally transitioning over to freelancing over 4 years ago.
During my career I've been privileged to have created exclusive content for industry magazines like .Net, Computer Arts as well as being featured in Photoshop books as a design resource.
I now focus a large portion of my time building the WPTuts bran, training and online community to help those interested in taking their WordPress skills to the next level through dynamic content and advanced designs.

Mike Killen

Mike Killen is the founder of Sell Your Service. He gives marketing funnel agencies the confidence to create multiple scalable streams of income, to free them from the crushing constraints of the traditional out-dated agency model.
Mike is the best selling author of From Single To Scale, Universe Fuel and Five Figure Funnels. He believes that most people don’t live the life they want or deserve is down to a lack of confidence. Long term his goal is to get confidence training in school curricula.

Mike Killen@2x
Sarah Masci@2x (1)

Sarah Masci

As the founder of Book Me For A Day™, Sarah's specialty is bringing brands and websites to life in one day, vs weeks, months, or in some cases years...
With over two years of experience doing only Day Rates, Sarah now teaches fellow designers (and done-for-you service providers) how to do exactly what she's done: escape the feast or famine cycle with a day rate business model and leveraged digital offers.

Ahsan Parwez

I lead the WordPress team at Cloudways, a managed Cloud hosting provider that is known to provide high performing web hosting for websites built using WordPress.
I am one of the founding members of Cloudways and my job since the beginning was to build a community around Cloudways, and WordPress community has been the most friendliest of the communities.

Ahsan Parwez@2x (1)
Laurie Baines@2x

Laurie Baines

Laurie Baines is the brand strategist and designer behind Creative Insights—She blends 3 decades of experience to uncover untapped possibilities with digital and print implementation. Her clients look to her for her skill, knowledge and support as she helps bring clarity to their vision, impact to their marketing, and visuals that support all levels of their business growth.

Dario Jazbec Hrvatin

A creative who Loves to Create Online Spaces powered by WordPress. In the ecosystem for 15+ years focused on creating websites, digital products, courses, and more.

Dario Jazbec Hrvatin@2x (1)
Travis Lima@2x

Travis Lima

I have several years of experience, working as a Marketing & Community Manager at Paid Memberships Pro.
I like helping people find remote Jobs. Write about marketing, design, productivity, and Personal finance topics. I was privileged enough to help grow a software company from 60,000 to 100,000+ Users.

Barna Buxbaum

As a builder and consultant, I have always been looking for the best solution for my self and for my clients as well, when building a website. By now, I am running a training website to offer a complete workshop for new users on how to build their own website without programming skills and also offer design packs to speed up the process for anyone.

Barna Baxbaum@2x
Beth Livingston@2x

Beth Livingston, M. Ed.

Beth built her first WordPress website in 2009 for a side business, was immediately smitten, and soon began building websites for other small businesses. In 2016, after a long history as an IT Business Analyst, Instructional Designer, and Project Manager, Beth left the corporate world to become a full time WordPress agency owner, and now enjoys providing real-life project management skills training for WordPress practitioners (designers, developers, consultants, project managers, and agencies) through The WP Project Manager’s Academy.
She has presented at numerous WordCamps across the country, administers the WordPress Project Management Facebook group, serves as an organizer for the Triad WordPress Meetup Group, and occasionally teaches project management at the local community college.

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