Mike Schinkel

Mike helps companies recognize WordPress as a Strategic Business Platform, and also develops Plugins to leverage the 13 million+ self-hosted WordPress sites.

He can be quite helpful on the WP-Hackers mailing list as well, too.

Mariano Amartino

Mariano has run the first WordCamp outside San Francisco almost 3 years ago, bringing Matt to Argentina… and he is helping people on at least 3 countries in Latinamerica to run their own WordCamps without even asking to be mentioned.

Mariano hizo el primer WordCamp fuera de San Francisco hace 3 años y trajo a Matt Mullenweg a Argentina (ya 2 veces) y ahora está ayudando a otros 3 países de la región a armar sus propios Wordcamps sin siquiera pedir ser mencionado y eso vale resaltarlo.

Ozh Richard

WordPress and Php hacker.

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.

Joshua Strebel

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

Brad Williams

Brad Williams is the CEO and Co-Founder of WebDevStudios.com. He is also a co-host on the SitePoint Podcast and the co-author of Professional WordPress.  

His next book, Professional WordPress Plugin Development, is coming March 2011.

Mitcho

Linguist, teacher, coder. PhD student in Linguistics at MIT, open web aficionado. Friend of Mozilla, and Automattic.

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.

Justin Tadlock

Justin is the developer of the Hybrid theme framework and multiple plugins and tutorials.

Kurt Eng

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