Ptah Dunbar

Ptah is a core contributor of WordPress, BuddyPress developer and co-founder of DevPress.com. Since 2006, Ptah has been involved in WordPress creating themes and plugins as well as pioneering new development best practices. He is best known for his work contributing in WordPress 3.0 as well as authoring WP Framework, a rapid theme development framework. Ptah frequently travels and currently lives in Miami, FL doing WordPress consulting full-time. You can find Ptah online at ptahdunbar.com, or on Twitter (@ptahdunbar).

Konstantin Winkler

Blogger, journalist and radio host.

Konstantin is also responsible for the social media activities of the football radio station 90elf in Germany. He blogs about social media, social networks, blogging and games at konni.org.

Jared Williams

Jared Williams is the developer of WPHonors and the person hosting the Award “show” that is this site. He is also the developer, designer and author New2WP.com, a great source for all things WordPress, and also the design blog Tweeaks.com. Jared is always seeking new and original ways to contribute to the WordPress community.

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!

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.

James Hicks

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

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.

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.

Dougal Campbell

Dougal was one of the original WordPress core developers, contributing features such as XML-RPC API support, mass re-enabling of plugins, Conditional GET support for feeds, and Post Custom Fields, which became the basis for countless plugin and theme features.

He has contributed several plugins to the WordPress ecosystem over the years, including Fancybox Gallery, Easy Gravatars, Theme Preview, and a filter for Talk Like a Pirate Day which has been subsequently adapted for numerous other systems including Drupal and Joomla.

Dougal has presented at WordCamp Birmingham for all three years it has been around, and was also selected as a presenter for the inaugural WordCamp Atlanta. Topics have included “The Future of WordPress”, which discussed upcoming features in WordPress 2.7, “Jumping Into WordPress Plugin Programming”, which will see an updated version at the October PHP Atlanta meeting, and “Pitfalls of a Popular Project”.

Milan Petrovic

Long time WordPress developer with extensive experience developing WordPress themes, plugins and custom websites built on WordPress.