Adam Ware

I’m a self-declared “seasoned web veteran” with a rich web analytics background and extensive digital marketing experience and skills. Well-rounded in most areas of digital marketing and advertising with solid understanding of usability, web design, and underlying programming and CMS technologies. I’m now the CEO at SwellPath, an analytics consulting and digital marketing agency based in Portland. I’m a WordPress fanatic, and have been a hardcore user since 2006. I’ve got extensive experience with a wide-array of analytics applications, and have hacked and plugged-in most of them into WordPress. A developer in the early years of my career, I now code just enough to distract myself for hours with analytics and WordPress.


Andrea Rennick

Ron & Andrea Rennick specialize in the network/multisite feature of WordPress, ranging from custom plugin development to commercial plugins and ebooks at


Brian Rotsztein

With over a decade of experience, Brian Rotsztein is a recognized expert in the Internet marketing industry. Being the head of two web design and Internet marketing companies ( and provides him with the opportunity to strategize and consult with businesses to help them gain a competitive advantage. His unique approach helps companies increase sales and visibility while decreasing missed opportunities. He trains the trainers on Internet marketing, including SEO and social media. He holds two Master’s degrees and has taught university courses. He’s been a WordPress fan since he started using version 1.6 back in 2005.


David Cook

David Cook has over 25 years of experience on all manners of IT, software and web development ventures. He is the founder and WordPress instructor of iCourses-Ottawa and has developed both commercial and personal WordPress sites for himself, family, friends and clients. David is a technical reviewer for Pearson Education Technology Group (currently reviewing – HTML5 Game Programming). As the president and principle consultant for Zeta Squared Consulting Inc, David is the lead Network Management Engineer for the Canadian Army and is developing a new Platform Network Management software tool-suite.

Kathryn Presner

Kathryn Presner of Zoonini Web Services takes a holistic approach to web design and development, building unique sites that work well, look great, and are easily found in search-engine results by the target market. She is passionate about helping people avoid common website pitfalls and enjoys speaking to entrepreneurs on the topic. A moderator in the WordPress support forums, Kathryn has given talks on WordPress for beginners at events including Girl Geek Dinners and WordCamps in Toronto and Montreal.

Kelley Kassa

Kelley Lynn Kassa is an award-winning marketing and public relations professional. Her experience includes working with high technology/enterprise technology companies, non-profits, and consumer/entertainment brands. Kelley’s current roles include serving as director of marketing communications for High Start Group; writing case studies and white papers for business application and implementation providers; and ghost-writing analyst reports and blogs.


Matt Mullenweg

Matt Mullenweg is one of PC World’s Top 50 People on the Web,’s 30 under 30, and Business Week’s 25 Most Influential People on the Web

Ptah Dunbar

Ptah Dunbar is a core contributor for WordPress & BuddyPress and founder of Design by Craftsmen, a WordPress incubator and consultancy. Since 2006, Ptah has been involved in the WordPress eco-system creating themes and plugins, pioneering new development best practices and speaking at several WordCamps across the States. Ptah is best known for his work contributing in WordPress 3.0 as well as authoring WP Framework, a rapid theme development framework.


Ron Rennick

Ron & Andrea Rennick specialize in the network/multisite feature of WordPress, ranging from custom plugin development to commercial plugins and ebooks at


Roseanne Harvey

Roseanne Harvey is Community Manager for the Quebec English Literacy Alliance, a grassroots network of urban and rural groups promoting literacy and essential skills training. She has 15 years experience working in the non-profit sector (from community radio to women’s shelters to book/magazine publishing). She started blogging, with great resistance, in 2007 while working as a yoga magazine editor, but has since become convinced of the community-building and conversation-sparking potential of the medium.

Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith is the founder of Café Noir Design – a boutique Montreal web design company specializing in bilingual web design. She supports web standards, semantic markup, microformats, open source products, and sustainable business practices. Shannon works with a number of PHP/MySQL content management systems to create clean, minimalist designs, that adhere to W3C standards. She holds graduate degrees in journalism and psychology. Also a foodie and mother of three. Find her on Twitter @cafenoirdesign.


Stephane Daury

Montreal-based code wrangler at Automattic (, etc), proud dad, bmx/skate/snowboard rider, all with a side of land-locked surfer.



Since the early days of blogging we’ve kept an eye on WordPress. We watched it grow from being the site that launched a million blogs into a robust CMS that fits any application or client need we can throw it at. The launch of WP 3.0 only served to turn our affection for WP into a full fledged love affair. Now, stresslimit lives & breathes WordPress.


Tom Auger

Tom Auger is a designer, developer and educator who has himself recently made the shift to WordPress coder. Having found the process to be challenging, despite his decades of development experience, he is passionate about filling the gaps that The Codex and the multitude of online tutorials seems to be missing. Tom teaches in the Graphic Design and Web programs at Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in Toronto, Ontario, and is a Senior Partner at Zeitguys, inc, a downtown Toronto digital agency where he leads their WordPress development practice.

Yannick Lefebvre

A tech enthusiast working in the modeling and simulation software industry, I have been blogging since 2003, started using WordPress in 2004 and published my first plugin, Link Library, in March 2005. Since then, I released six other plugins, all hosted on the official site. I absolutely love using WordPress to develop web sites and find PHP to be a most liberating language compared to more traditional languages such as C/C++..


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