Jake is the President of 10up, a full service digital agency that makes web publishing and content management simple and fun. At 10up, he serves name brand clients like TechCrunch, ESPN, Consumer Reports, NBC Universal, and Google. In just 4 years, Jake built 10up from 1 to more than 100 full time employees. Jake has been quoted on publications like c|net, written for Smashing Magazine, taught at Boston University, and presented at conferences around the country. He is a core contributor to WordPress, maintains some highly rated WordPress plug-ins, and co-organizes the Sacramento WordPress Meetup.
Lisa Sabin-Wilson is co-owner of WebDevStudios – a WordPress design and development company specializing in customized WordPress themes and plugins.
Lisa is the author of WordPress For Dummies and is the For Dummies brand franchise author on all things WordPress; having worked with WordPress since 2003, she has extensive experience and knowledge on the platform and shares it in her several WordPress-related books. She is also a regular public speaker on topics such as: WordPress, blogging, design and social media.
Matt Medeiros is the co-founder of Slocum Studio, host of the Matt Report, and creator of Conductor Plugin. Matt grew up in the car business with his father Mark Medeiros and today operates his digital agency as a continued father-and-son duo. Slocum helps envision and build digital solutions for their customers with strong attention to great customer service.
John Hawkins is a long time web developer, WordPress enthusiast, WordCamp speaker and organizer living on the outskirts of Las Vegas with his wife and two teenage children. In 2009 John co-founded 9seeds, a custom WordPress development company.
Scott was born and raised in New Jersey, but currently living somewhere in the mountains of beautiful Norway. He is heavily addicted to WordPress and organized Norway’s first WordCamp in 2012.
Brandon’s breadth of knowledge spans many technical disciplines and is responsible for leading Pixel Jar’s development team through code architecture, development, and security audits.
With web development experience starting in 1999, Brandon was driven to start Pixel Jar in late 2004. Pixel Jar quickly gained a reputation of excellence in the WordPress community. Brandon is also the lead developer of the company’s commercial plugin, AdSanity, the de facto advertising management platform for WordPress. Over the years, billions of ads have been served on sites like the Official site of the Dallas Mavericks. Brandon helps to ensure a high quality end product through hands-on development and expert guidance.
John Eckman is the Chief Executive Officer at 10up, a distributed digital agency with a focus on building great web publishing experiences on open source platforms, primarily WordPress.
Currently the Product Manager for Happytables at Human Made, Japh has also worked for Envato and Stream. He has a passion for technology, enjoys teaching people about WordPress, and is a collector of hobbies.