Sergej Müller

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

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.

Ariff Shah

Ariff Shah has been helpful in delivering pretty good SEO tips and tutorials in Malaysian language for WordPress users and bloggers. He’s already well known for his contributions and tips that has proven to help lots of Malaysian bloggers, both new and old.

Ariff Shah telah banyak menghasilkan tutorial yang terbukti berkesan dan lain daripada yang lain. Pencalonan ini adalah sebagai penghargaan atas kerja keras dan usaha berterusan yang telah disumbangkan olehnya kepada komuniti blog Malaysia

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.

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.

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!

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!

Jeff Star

Web developer & graphic designer at Perishable Press and Monzilla Media. Co-Author of Digging into WordPress. Creator of jquery-mix.com, mindfeed.org, & more..

Joshua Strebel

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

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.