Ben Gillbanks

Founder of the popular WordPress voting site, WPVote and big contributor to the WP community with great tutorials, and resources. Ben is a WordPress developer, and has had a hand in creating some really awesome themes from ProThemeDesign.

Michael Fields

A developer who provides custom solutions for WordPress including tons of great resources for WP 3.0.

Jeff Chandler

The “unofficial” voice of the WordPress community Jeff has built an outstanding resource known as the WordPress Tavern.

He is also founder and host of the WordPress Weekly podcast.

Otto

Moderator and support forum member, and also does work on the WordPress.org website.

Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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

Shane Hudson

Working behind the scenes everywhere, Shane Hudson is a WordPress Developer that deserves some serious publicity!

Kurt Eng

Full-time scientist, part-time tech support, part-time gamer, part-time cook, part-time WordPress guy, full-time geek

Joshua Strebel

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

Andrew Nacin

Andrew is a WordPress core developer and member of the commit team. He developed the Log Deprecated Notices plugin which is very useful, and he is also a WordPress consultant.

Ian Stewart

Ian, a WordPress developer and designer, is the creator of the Thematic Theme Framework which the new WordPress default theme TwentyTen is based on.

He is also the leader of the official Automattic Theme Team which oversees submissions to the WordPress theme repository.