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.

Christine Green

One big bundle of creative neural pathways. Web Designer and Developer. Marketing Strategist. Social Media Consultant. Marketing Effectiveness Coach. Christine latches on to projects that facilitate thriving …of your business and the humor that sustains life.

Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Lisa Sabin-Wilson is the owner of E.webscapes and the Author of WordPress For Dummies.

Andy Bailey

Creator of the CommentLuv plugin and ComLuv Network. Writes PHP/MySQL code and plays with WP/WPMU.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Boone Gorges

BuddyPress and WordPress Multisite plugin developer/pizza eater extraordinaire

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!