Meet The Speakers
WordCamp Athens 2017
And this is the event’s hashtag #WCAth2017
David is the Founder & Director of Pragmatic – a WordPress specialist agency. He has experience building a WordPress business from the ground up having grown his agency from one freelancer to over 40 full-time employees over the course of 5 years.
Scrum master, developer, dba, project manager, aifer at Greenpeace International since 1999. Co-owner and co-creator of Sintagespareas.gr.
Had installed b2 cafelog back in 2001, was part of the team that was building a CMS for Greenpeace in 1999.
Currently building an engaging platform in WordPress for Greenpeace.
Trying hard to confirm the stereotypes about geeks and developers with first of all: «Writes code for coffee»
Francesca is the WordPress Community Manager at SiteGround. She is part of the WordPress community team, organising Meetups and WordCamps in Torino and taking part in many other WordPress events worldwide.
She founded C+B, a blog with an editorial staff of more than sixty authors offering daily advice for Italian female creative entrepreneurs.
Francesca is a passionate speaker and you can find her in Italy and around the world talking about WordPress, community, open source, women in tech, and small businesses.
She studied Marketing Communication (MSc) while working remotely from the Netherlands, returned to Crete in 2014, switched to Product Management and started working with WordPress and other products. She is a WP & WooCommerce enthusiast since then, fascinated by open-source technology and the beautiful people of the WordPress community.
Co-organiser of WP Meetup Heraklion, research junkie and a traveler, working remotely and visiting WordCamps around the world. Fav hashtags: #prodmgmt #locationindependent #puravida #productvida
Otto Kekäläinen is the CEO of Seravo Oy and also works for the MariaDB Foundation. Otto has been using Linux and other open source technologies for over 15 years, and has been advocating open source for almost as long. Otto’s first blog in 2004 was made with WordPress, and since the inception of WP-palvelu.fi and Seravo.com Otto has been deeply involved with WordPress.
As a software developer Otto has insight into the technical side of open source, and as a CEO and entrepreneur he also knows how to use open source in business successfully. Otto likes to share his experiences on how to use open source to its full potential and how the world can keep increasing the benefits of open source software and its methodologies.
Rocío Valdivia is Community Wrangler at Automattic for WordCamp Central. Spanish web developer that loves WordPress, Open Source, technology, travelling and personal challenges.
WordPress & BuddyPress specialist since 2009, validator of the Spanish translation team at GlotPress, co-organizer of three WordCamps Seville and WordCamp Europe 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Co-author of “WordPress para Dummies” published in November 2012 and the first and only Spanish speaker at WordCamp Europe 2013 and 2014.
Do you want to learn more?
Then visit the following links:
- Meet our Silver Sponsor: CSSIgniter
- Meet our Silver Sponsor: Speakt
- Meet our Gold Sponsor: Papaki
- Meet our Silver Sponsor: Siteground
- Meet our Global Community Sponsor: GoDaddy
- WordCamp Athens 2017
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