Chris has been designing and engineering WordPress-centric solutions for years. A true Design Engineer to his core, Chris is the guy that picks out typefaces in the real world. He has taken college courses in Illustration and Graphic Design, and has a minor in psychology. Chris believes that design is tactile; in fact, he still starts his designs with paper and pencil. When he is not designing or developing, he can often be found doodling in a sketchbook, playing music (he plays both piano and guitar), or in the kitchen cooking.
Amit is a web developer based in the south of Spain with his family, where it’s warm and sunny 😉 He is creating for the web since the 90’s and with WordPress since he came across it. Never made a single language website he ended up working for WPML where he is currently the Spanish forum moderator, behind theme compatibility and does all kind of other stuff…
Ryan Hellyer, a Web Engineer at 10up, originally started out as a chemist, but after a decade of science geekery, he decided to trade in the test tubes and spectrometers for a career in the wonderful world of WordPress. Ryan has worked on projects ranging from e-commerce portals to government websites to security audits, with everything in between.
Brian is the co-founder of WebDevStudios.com, a WordPress only development shop. Since he comes from a background of building complex web applications, he has always looked at utilizing WordPress for more than a blogging system or basic CMS. Brian and the team at WDS have built several non traditional websites utilizing WordPress as an application framework.
Andreas Beining er digital rådgiver i sitt egne digitalbyrå, Portada. Portada tilbyr nettsider, apps, design og rådgivning. Han har mer enn 10 års erfaring innen internett- og designfeltet, både på gjennomførende og ledende nivå i organisasjoner som OMG, The Farm DDB (Madrid), Akademika og Microsoft.
Tidligere kunder inkluderer Elkjøp Norden, Diabetesforbundet, ARK Bokhandel, Altibox, Stiftelsen Organdonasjon, PepsiCo, Turistforeningen og Radio Nova.
Andreas er utdannet Bachelor of Visual Communication fra Leeds College of Art & Design i Storbritannia.
Member of IT Security business over 10 years already. Spent most of this time in the AVG Anti-Virus as a Virus Analyst, later focused on the mobile malware. Right now, working for SUCURI as a Malware Researcher and the scope of this job is again malware analysis, working on new detection methods but also close cooperation with the Sucuri Remediation Team while cleaning infected sites.
Mansoor has done masters in programming languages from Sweden. He started his carrier in field of IT in 2005. He has worked as a programmer in Educational Technology AIOU, Digitalspinners, Greensmile of Scandinavia, Dinwebb AB and is currently working at DW Interacitve. He developed his expertise in WordPress, Magento, Joomla, CakePHP, CodeIgniter and Android App development. Moreover very strong grip on front end development by using Bootstrap, jQuery and Less CSS. Always keen to share and exchange knowledge.
A WordPress freelancer, business owner and entrepreneur, David runs Pragmatic Web Limited (a hybrid WordPress agency) and FreelanceWP.com. When he’s not WordPressing, he’s into cycling, CrossFit, music and food. He organises WordPress meetups in Brighton & Hove where he lives with his wife, step-son and various animals and is planning WordCamp Brighton & Hove for Q3 2014. You can follow him on @divydovy, @pragmatic-web and @FreelanceWP.
Marko is a contributing developer to the WordPress core from the Netherlands. Marko was heavily involved with development for the new image manipulation API in WordPress 3.5 and will be discussing this at WordCamp Norway. Marko can be found on his site at markoheijnen.com and Twitter at @markoheijnen.
Coen Jacobs, a developer based in the Netherlands, has been working with WordPress since the late 1.x versions. Over the years he has gotten himself into all kinds of work, from writing custom plugins to core contributing. He is currently employed at WooThemes and working specifically with core WooCommerce development.
Remkus de Vries
Remkus is a self-described enthusiastic WordPress user, developer, themer and aficionado from Fryslân, The Netherlands. Back in 2007 he founded his WordPress specialist company ForSite Media and has since been expanding in all areas WordPress. Remkus blogs about WordPress at remkusdevries.com and WP Realm and can be found on Twitter at @DeFries.
At Yoast, Barry is a senior developer and the main sparring partner of Joost for all things code. In his free time, Barry likes giving back by creating WordPress plugins and contributing to core and various opensource projects. He also likes to visit and speak at WordPress meetups and WordCamps and is the organiser of the Dutch WordPress meetup in Tilburg. You can find Barry at Twitter at @CageNL
Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko
Rarst is cynical, sleepy, and much into computers. WordPress developer (sometimes), WPSE community moderator, and lately spending a lot of time wandering outside WordPress bubble towards exciting things for his professional progression and amusement.
Magne is the co-founder of Dekode, a design and WordPress development agency based in Oslo.
He used to work on both the design and front-end, but now spends most of his time explaining clients, why WordPress is the way to go. When not working, cooking and skiing is time well spent.
Stina Liland Nysaether
Stina is a Startup Community builder and partner at Startup Norway. Gründerskolen Alumni, and have studied entrepreneurship at EMLyon Business School and Boston University. She is also a Startup Weekend Facilitator, and mentor in Business Modelling. She love to lead creative processes and help entrepreneurs transform ideas into business.