Robert O’Rourke

Making the unusual leap from a virology degree to bartending to web development Rob started out in the ecommerce sector but now spends most of his time writing plugins at interconnect/it in his native Liverpool.

Paul Gibbs

Code Wrangler at Automattic. BuddyPress Lead Developer.

Mike Little

Mike co-founded WordPress over 10 years ago. Enough said.

Mark Wilkinson

Mark is a freelance WordPress developer and recently resigned as a secondary school teacher. Having worked with WordPress since 2006, he has built numerous themes and plugins.

Michelle Dhillon

Award-winning journalist/entrepreneur. I do PR, communications & marketing via Howler PR & Digital and am the founder of the UK music journalism community for teens and kids, Rockhaq.com.

Tim Nash

Geek, Blogger and Developer. Tim is a ‘stuff’ consultant on all things from AI to XML.

Jenny Wong

Forever learning, usually coding, @phpnw organiser and community enabler.

Tammie Lister

I am a theme wrangler with Automattic and live and breathe WordPress themes. I want to pass this passion on with a talk that focuses on the small things.

Samantha Deakin

Lead organiser at @SWSheffield (Startup Weekend Sheffield) Helping aspiring entrepreneurs in the City to build ‘the right thing’ through experiential learning and customer validation.

Tom Willmot

Web developer / entrepreneur, founded UK WordPress agency Human Made Limited with brother @joe_hoyle in 2010 and happytables ltd. with @noeltock in 2012.

Graham Armfield

Graham carries out accessibility tests on websites – both large and small – and then advises the site owners on the results. He also works with other web developers to explain accessibility concepts and to suggest solutions for web accessibility issues.

Jonny Allbut

After running a successful freelance business for over a decade Jonny joined Tanc Design as a director and Head of Digital, based in Birmingham. He specialises in bespoke WordPress theme development and is the creator and project lead on Wonderflux – the free, open source WordPress theme framework.

Tom J Nowell

Web developer in the UK and moderator on WordPress Stack Exchange.

Ian Parr

Ian tries to help people make less awful websites, through good UX practice and front-end trickery.

He thinks this whole ‘mobile web’ thing is catching on and we had best be prepared.

Kimb Jones

WordCamp Sheffield organizer. Web designer, front-end coder & WordPress specialist. Runs MKDO. Organizer of WordPress Sheffield. Ex-NHS. Founder of @wonderthemes now working on @makedoin events & education.