This is our last announcement of speakers. Here they are, the last 6 amazing speakers for our 2 day event! Head over to our speaker page to see everyone!
David is a full-time freelancer living in South Florida. While WordPress is 100% of his work, David also specializes in BuddyPress sites/applications. Organizer of WordPress meetups in Ft. Lauderdale and privileged to be an organizer of WordCamp Miami (one of the largest WordCamps in the US) for over 5 years. Father of three. Husband of one.
Robert Neu has been using the web since someone picking up the other line was a problem and working with WordPress since 2010. Over the years, he’s started a number of WordPress businesses and projects including an SEO audit service and a popular WordPress podcast called WP Bacon. Robert recently joined WP Site Care as their Director of Digital Strategy and helped to create a brand new Premium WordPress theme shop called Flagship.
Blain Barton has been with Microsoft for 20+ years and has held many diverse positions. He currently has Windows Azure and Windows Server focus.
Mark Jaquith has been working with and contributing to WordPress since 2004. He is one of the lead developers of the WordPress core and offers freelance WordPress consulting services through Covered Web Services with a focus on scaling, security, and custom functionality. Mark likes patches that have more red than green, and his favorite WordPress features are the ones that you’re not even aware of. He eagerly looks forward to shooting down your feature suggestions with, “No, but it would make a great plugin!”
Chrissie Scelsi is the principal of Scelsi Entertainment and New Media Law with offices in Orlando and Port Charlotte, Florida, where she focuses her practice on entertainment, intellectual property, internet, technology, and business law. Ms. Scelsi has served as in house counsel for an international game based-simulations company, where she was responsible for advising on software licensing matters, trademarks, copyright, and corporate issues. She served as an editor of the book Computer Games and Virtual Worlds: A New Frontier in Intellectual Property Law, which was published by the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, and is a chapter contributor to The American Bar Association’s Legal Guide to Video Game Development. Ms. Scelsi has written and spoken extensively about matters at the intersection of law and new technology, and is the author of the PunkLawyer blog. Ms. Scelsi received her B.B.A. in marketing from Loyola University New Orleans, a J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law, and a LL.M. in entertainment and media law from Southwestern School of Law.
Steven Sorenson is an Account Manager working in the translation industry for Lingotek. He has over 10 years of experience working with customers in a variety of different fields. He is stoked about bringing an exciting new translation solution to the WordPress community. He graduated from Utah Valley University and studied Behavior Sciences. In his free time Steven loves to visit the outdoors with his family of 4 children and a beautiful wife.