January 16, 2017 — Amanda Rush designs websites and web applications using various content management systems including WordPress, as well as testing websites for accessibility according to the W3C standards and for Section 508 compliance. She checks for usability with Jaws for Windows, Non-Visual Desktop Access, (NVDA), Window Eyes, System Access, and VoiceOver at Customer Servant Consultancy.
For the full description of the interview, go to: https://blog.wordpress.tv
January 9, 2017 — Robert Sather is a 25 year old web developer with 6 years experience in web development, doing mainly plugin and custom theme development. Robert resides in Norway and has interests in travelling, urban exploration, hiking in the woods, hamradio, airsoft
January 2, 2017 — Jeff Chandler and Marcus Couch host the WordPress Weekly podcast, which covers all things WordPress. They also interview a variety people who make up the WordPress Community.
Marcus Couch has been a WordPress developer for more than 12 years. Besides being the co-host of WordPress Weekly, he is the cohost of the WordPress Plugins A-Z Podcast with John Overall. Marcus also helps people plan, develop and implement membership sites at Membership Site Coach.
Jeff Chandler launched WordPress Weekly in January of 2008. In that initial episode, Jeff talked about the release of WordPress 2.3.2 and running WordPress locally. He resides in Ohio and has been writing about WordPress since 2007 at the WPTavern. When he attends WordCamps, Jeff can mostly be found taking part in the Hallway Track.
We had a great time talking WordCamps and the WordPress Community.
I do need to apologize to Jeff and Marcus. This is the first time that I had two guest being interviewed. There are times where you can see that Marcus and Jeff’s face are blocked. I did not realize this happened until I was processing the video.
December 26, 2016 — Kathryn Presner is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic where she thrives on helping people get the most out of their WordPress experience.
December 21, 2016 — Thabo Tswana is a web designer living in Harare, Zimbabwe. He states that “he has a hunger to constantly grow and evolve as a designer. He has a genuine passion for programming, technology and website security”.
Thabo was the lead organizer for WordCamp Harare, which was one of the three WordCamps chosen to take part in the WordCamp Incubator Program. The other two WordCamps took place in Denpasar, Indonesia and Medellín, Colombia.
December 12, 2016 — Anil Gupta is a developer and resides in Ahmedabad, India. Anil and Aslam Multani started a company called Multidots in a rented apartment, two old computers, bad internet service and turned it into a company that now employs over 100 people worldwide that delivers professional web and mobile solutions.
December 5, 2016 — Katarzyna Janoska resides in Łódź, Poland and is a front-end developer with OnTheGoSystems. She recently spoke at WordCamp Gdynia and talked about being a team member on a distributed work force.
November 28, 2016 — James van der Hoven resides in Cape Town, South Africa and is the owner of Vane Digital. He specializes in commerce. James spoke at WordCamp Cape Town 2016 about Integrating OroCRM into WooCommerce.
November 28, 2016 — Blessing Mpofu resides in Cape Town, South Africa. He blogs about leadership and inspiration at http://blessing.im.
Blessing works as a Team Director and Digital Media Manager. He is also pursuing a degree in Theology.