Speakers

We’ve now ample speakers available, bringing a very wide array of skills and experience, all keen to share their know-how at Auckland WordCamp 2014. This isn’t a complete list as others will be taking part in some short panel discussions.

Ben May

Labeled an Australian WordPress Engineer, Ben has immense expertise in building WordPress sites for the enterprise. Taking WordPress (and his clients) to new heights.

Bill Bennett

Bill Bennett works as a freelance journalist. His work has appeared in the NZ Herald and NZ Business. His writing also seen on Scoop.co.nz and Geekzone. Bennett is a regular on The New Zealand Tech Podcast and on television.

Chris Young

Chris is a graphic designer who can code, which comes in handy for customising WordPress sites for small business clients. Connect with him on Twitter at @ChrisWardYoung.

Craig Martin

Craig and his wife Linda have been traveling full-time since 2006: the same year they founded the Indie Travel Podcast. He was one of the first travel bloggers to go pro, forming a company in 2008 after starting to experiment with generating income. A Kiwi, he loves wine, coffee and hiking and can be reached on twitter at @craig_martin and @performancefoundry.

Jenene Crossan

Our keynote speaker – Jenene has 17 years experience in digital, online and a keen blogger; she has founded some of New Zealand’s most well-known digital brands, seeing opportunities that other miss…

Kevin Trye

Kevin is the Auckland WordCamp and local Meetup Group organisor. An aging geek (proving WordPress really is for everyone) he fell love with WordPress in 2008, using it to build highly custom-branded blogs, websites and shopping carts.

Matt Meintjes

Matt is a talented local developer, with great presentation skills. A real asset to the Auckland Meetup group.

Rachel Martin

A new happiness engineer with Automattic, based here in Auckland,

Rebecca Caroe

Rebecca is a talented educator and marketer, helping local businesses extend their reach online, utilising WordPress, Google and Facebook.

2 Responses to Speakers

  1. In case anyone wants to view talks from Auckland in 2012 the link is here. http://wordpress.tv/event/wordcamp-new-zealand-2012/ I recommend Lasa & Taua’s talk especially & Amanda got the prize for fastest talker but those were my two faves

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