John Hawkins

John Hawkins is a long time web developer, WordPress enthusiast, WordCamp speaker and organizer living on the outskirts of Las Vegas with his wife and two teenage children. In 2009 John co-founded 9seeds, a custom WordPress development company.

Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Lisa Sabin-Wilson is the owner of E.webscapes and the Author of WordPress For Dummies.

Matt Mullenweg

This guy needs no introduction. He is the reason this honours “contest” even EXISTS! Due to him, millionaires have been created. Due to him, kids who would normally be out playing football are now able to become international superstars by using nothing but their fingers.

Matt Mullenweg, deserves to be honoured for creating this magnificent piece of software – WordPress.

And if that is not enough, you probably all know that he (with the rest of Automattic) gave the trademark of WordPress to the WordPress Foundation so that it will be protected and stay open source forever. If you don’t vote for him, you are either evil or part of Joomla!

Vladimir Prelovac

Vladimir is a computer engineer by profession and an adventurer by state of mind.

Founder and CEO of Prelovac Media. Authored a book on WordPress Development and many articles on SEO, as well as popular SEO Doctor addon for Firefox.

His focus is in new Internet technologies and startups as well as leveraging SEO for small/mid-size business.

“I would love to change the world, I just don’t have the source code yet.”

James Hicks

The Sultan of Cool. James is an all around stellar dude that blogs in the tech, new media space.

Shayne Sanderson

Shayne is a WordPress developer, geek at 9seeds.com and speaks at WordCamp events around the country.

Joost de Valk

Joost de Valk, an SEO consultant and web developer living in Wijchen, near Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Plugin Author of: Sociable, Yoast Breadcrumbs, Upcoming and many more.

Joshua Strebel

Founder of Page.ly among other things. General purveyor of ass hattery.

Sergej Müller

Sergej Müller is a WordPress Coder and founder of Playground, a german blog with WordPress related tutorials and hacks.

Owen Greaves

I’m a Headway Themes Enthusiast, a Futurist, Keynote Speaker, Think-Tank Leader, Author, Blogger, Strategist.