We are announcing a third list of speakers today!
Karthik is Co-Founder and Chief Explorer of Hummingbird Web Solutions, which builds and supports products for Web developers and Web Designers. WordPress is a big part of what Hummingbird does – WPeka
He also teaches Yoga, enjoys solving variants of the Rubik’s Cube and loves Open Source.
Speaker Session: The Philosophy that drives WordPress
Bigul is from Kozhikode, Kerala. He started his career as PHP developer in 2005. In 2008 he came across WordPress and from 2009 onwards started to develop websites in WordPress for clients.
Since 2012 January he works as a QA Analyst in OnTheGo Systems (The makers of WPML, WCML, Views, Types, CRED and Layout).
In short WordPress is his bread and butter for last 6 years 🙂
Speaker Session: Translate WordPress to Your Language
After living in the same 10km for the first 23 years of his life, Joel Bronkowski decided to take on a new adventure and help launch a non-profit in Cape Town, South Africa.
Towing the line most of his life between non profit and the business world Joel is now enjoying the entrepreneurial challenge of pioneering WooCommerce partnerships with global ecommerce services and the developer community.
He is currently working nomadically in 2015 following his wife around the world as she gets experience in the field of museum studies.
Speaker Session: Empowering global ecommerce: a look into the value of open source ecommerce, globalized product strategy and localization.
Hailing from Colombo, Sri Lanka, Mahangu first found WordPress when he stumbled upon 0.70 in the dark recesses of #wordpress on Freenode. Since then, he has provided support for every
major release of the software.
Though once a high school English teacher, his desire to make online publishing more democratic led him to Automattic, where he now works as a Happiness Engineer. He sincerely believes that stellar support will play a pivotal role in helping WordPress power the next 23% of the web!
Speaker Session: Teaching Happiness: What WordPress Support Can Learn From
We will be announcing a few more local speakers in the 4th and final list of confirmed speakers. We are also in the process of making tickets available inside a week.