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.

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.

Danny Brown

Co-founder and partner at Bonsai Interactive, offering social media, digital and mobile marketing solutions and applications.

Danny’s blog is featured in the AdAge Power 150 list as well as Canada’s Top 50 Marketing Blogs, and won the Hive Award for Best Social Media Blog at the 2010 South by South West festival.

Oliver Schlöbe

German WordPress Plugin Developer. Created WPSeek and a bunch of WordPress plugins.

Sarah Gooding

Sarah Gooding is a User Interface Designer/Developer, specializing in open source content management systems and social networking architecture.  She writes daily at  WPMU.org on WordPress, Multisite and BuddyPress.  In her spare time she enjoys writing plugins for WordPress and BuddyPress as well as creating new themes.

Jean-Baptiste Jung

Developer and blog author of multiple WordPress sites. Provides great tutorials and resources for people learning to use WordPress.

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.

Alex Shiels

Alex maintains Akismet, the famous spam-fighting plugin WordPress couldn’t do without. In his spare time he builds and runs one of the most useful online WordPress health check tools at Is My Blog Working?.

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.

James Coletti

Entrepreneur, Boston WordPress Meetup founder, consultant, and blogger (kind of).