Meet the first set of WordCamp NYC Speakers

WordCamp NYC is getting closer, and we’re working our way through all of the fantastic speaker proposals. While the selection process is still active, we’re excited to have confirmed our first group of speakers.

You may recognize some of the names from around the WordPress community, others will be new to you.

Beth Soderberg

Empowering Users: Modifying the Admin Experience

Beth is web developer and co-representative of the WordPress Training Team, an active member of the WordPress TV team, a co-organizer of the WordPress DC Meetup, and am involved with organizing the DCFemTech coalition in Washington, DC.

Hristo Pandjarov

Get your WordPress Site in Shape – a Case Study

Hristo has been working for SiteGround as a WordPress expert for more than seven years now. He’s done it all: supported WordPress clients, built websites, designed WordPress themes.

Kathy Argyros

Your Website Is Killing Your Business

Kathy is a marketing communications professional, specializing in digital marketing and business development.

Lara Schenck

Responsible Premium Theme Selection

Lara Schenck is an independent web consultant and teacher in New York City.

Sara Cannon

Learning through Stealing: How to become better at your craft Sara is Partner and Creative Director at Range. She loves design, typography, user experience, and art. She loves open source, her pets, traveling, and WordPress.

Scott Taylor

WordPress 4.4 and Beyond

Scott is a Sr. Software Engineer at The New York Times on the Interactive News Team. He is a Core Developer of WordPress and the Release Lead for WordPress 4.4.

Steve Bruner

Providing Inline Help for a Great User Experience.

Steve is the CEO of SlipFire, a New York City based WordPress development studio, and a partner in Piklist.

Tom Harrigan

Creating March Madness-style Brackets in WordPress

Tom is a Principal Software Developer at Alley Interactive where he focuses on big media.

We’ll be posting more speaker announcements as fast as we can.   We promise to have something for everyone!