The second group of speakers has been announced for the upcoming WordCamp Europe 2019. More creative and inspiring minds will share their experience with the audience. This group will talk about business-related topics ranging from remote working to change management.
In this WordCamp the speakers are divided into 8 groups covering topics such as Business, Design, Gutenberg, Development, Open Source and Communities.
WordCamp Europe 2019: The topics of the second group of speakers is Business II.
Speakers Business II
Say WordCamp and open your ears. Meet the second group of WordCamp Europe 2019 speakers about Business.
Working a world Apart – Navigating remote working professional relationships [with Petya Raykovska]
Dee has been using WordPress as a blogger since 2008, as a web developer since 2009, and has transitioned to being a Project Manager (PM) for large-scale WordPress projects as a ‘Human’ with Human Made where she leads their team of PMs.
Dee is a huge fan of the WordPress community, organises WordPress events in Australia, and speaks at them whenever she gets the opportunity, both at home and around the world.
[Workshop] Pause. Think. Create.
Dennis teaches executives, educators, and entrepreneurs how to unlock creativity and drive innovation in their organizations and personal lives.
Serving as a creative catalyst, he shares valuable strategies for reclaiming innate gifts and turning ideas into action. He believes: It’s about challenging the status quo and getting outside your comfort zone in order to move forward.
He is the author of ‘11 ½ Ways to Ignite Your Creativity’ and creator of the video series Creative Nibble.
Change your socks, change your mind: A no-fuss primer on change management
Josepha is currently Executive Director of the WordPress project, helping to coordinate and guide volunteer efforts across the ecosystem.
Since 2015 Josepha has worked behind the scenes as lead of the open source division at Automattic. Her work includes financial planning, sponsorship relations, volunteer training programs, and several diversity initiatives on a global scale.
She is well-versed in conflict mediation tactics and has a knack for explaining complex topics clearly and respectfully.
What got you here won’t get you there – Moving from developer to business owner
Kevin is a developer from a very small, very rural town in the Appalachian Mountains of south east Tennessee in the United States.
He’s best known as co-creator of the Ninja Forms WordPress plugin and co-founder of Saturday Drive, the company behind Ninja Forms and Ninja Shop.
You can hear Kevin talk about business as one-fourth of the ‘Adventures in Businessing’ podcast. And like all good devs, Kevin has a Master’s degree, and nearly a PhD, in Roman History.
Working a world apart – Navigating remote working professional relationships [with Dee Teal]
Petya is a Senior Project Manager at Human Made and the WordPress Polyglots team communication lead for Europe.
She fell in love with the WordPress community in Leiden during WordCamp Europe 2013, and since then helped organise WordCamp Europe 2014 in Sofia and WordCamp Europe 2015 in Seville. You can find her on Slack, Twitter or Instagram.
[Workshop] Business planning: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail
Radost is the Key Partnership Manager at SiteGround. She enjoys working on establishing long-lasting relations among businesses and is a firm believer that people are the key to success in any venture.
Before working in the web industry, Radost pursued a career in business consultancy and finance as part of the largest program for Entrepreneurial Excellence in Bulgaria, providing startups with an early-stage funding.
[Workshop] How to build a lean SaaS startup with WordPress Multisite
A WordPress lover since 2010, Sabrina first installed WordPress for the advertising agency she was working at, and it was love at first sight.
Her career has taken her along a path from design, SEO and marketing to what she is really excited about — building cool things with WordPress Multisite.
Sabrina specializes in helping dev teams implement WordPress Multisite to get the most out of its functionality, and shares her experience on her blog.
Simon is a Design, Digital Marketing and Sales specialist with over 20 years of industry experience, having co-owned a creative agency for 14 years, which merged with Pragmatic in 2016.
Nowadays, Simon heads up the Commercial Department at Pragmatic, the UK’s largest WordPress Agency with big plans for the future. Simon is also a jury member of the Automattic Design Awards and co-creator of PACE, a marketing technology conference held in London.