Nathan Briggs

WP plugin coder and securitising dude, geek, atheist, chronic pain sufferer, owned by two cats and a human

Michael Torbert

Christian, Patriotic American, Veteran, Linux Aficionado, Professional Geek, Programmer, WordPress Developer, Mac User.

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.

James Hicks

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

Chris Garrett

Chris Garrett is a professional blogger, internet marketing consultant, new media industry commentator, writer, coach, speaker, trainer and web geek. He has been involved in several startups and has written for some of the webs best-loved blogs.

John James Jacoby

John is a lead developer for not one, but *two* core WordPress projects; namely BuddyPress and bbPress.

After practically carrying BuddyPress on his shoulders for several months, John also volunteered to rewrite the existing bbPress project into a WordPress plugin.

Let’s hear it up for this crazy-coding JJJ guy!

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!

Shayne Sanderson

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

Bambang Sugiarto

More than 10 years of experience in various fields of application and web development. One of the professional web developer and wordpress expert from Indonesia. The founder of minilibra.com, and also known as the author of Asynchronous Google Analytics plugin for WordPress, and an active member in the WordPress community in Indonesia and International to give his contribution and passion in WordPress development.