Robert Abela of Melapress

Robert Abela – Founder of Melapress

September 25, 2023 / Plugins

My name is Robert Abela. I left my home country, Malta when I was 24 years old. Since then I have lived in Cyprus, Scotland, and now, settled in the Netherlands with my family. My wife and I have three children,…

Vikas Singhal of InstaWP

Vikas Singhal – Founder of InstaWP

August 1, 2023 / Hosting, Plugins

I am Vikas Singhal, the founder of InstaWP. I live in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. I am a Computer Science engineer by profession who decided to come out from the world of complex servers and work to improve WordPress. You can…

  • Sebastiaan Van Der Lans of WordProof

    Sebastiaan van der Lans – Founder of WordProof

    February 25, 2021 / Plugins

    My name is Sebastiaan van der Lans, the founder of WordProof, and I live in Amsterdam with my soon-to-be-husband Mirco. I started studying to become an engineer. In 2016, I started my WordPress agency ‘Van Ons’ and switched my study to…

  • Anh Tran of Meta Box

    Anh Tran – Founder of Meta Box

    February 9, 2021 / Plugins

    I am Anh Tran, the founder of the Meta Box plugin for WordPress. Many people know me via the nickname Rilwis when I first started with WordPress (sharing my knowledge on my personal Deluxe Blog Tips blog). I’m living in…

  • Adrian Tobey of Groundhogg

    Adrian Tobey – Founder of Groundhogg

    December 13, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Adrian, the CEO of Groundhogg Inc., FormLift.NET, and co-founder of MailHawk.io. I help small businesses launch their funnel, grow their list, and scale their business with proven digital marketing tools and strategies. I’m from Toronto, Ontario in Canada…

  • Vito Peleg of Atarim

    Vito Peleg – Founder of Atarim

    November 9, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Vito Peleg, the founder of Atarim, originally from Israel and based in London, UK. I was not the best student in school, but I was always curious, inventing little things from a young age - I always preferred…

  • Shikhil Sharma of Astra Security

    Shikhil Sharma – Founder of Astra Security

    September 13, 2020 / Plugins

    My name is Shikhil Sharma, an entrepreneur who loves the art of cybersecurity and building products that make the internet a more secure place. I got attracted to ‘hacking’ as a teenager. Breaking websites, learning how systems can be hacked…

  • Natalie MacLees of Simply Schedule Appointments

    Natalie MacLees – Founder of Simply Schedule Appointments

    August 30, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Natalie MacLees, the founder of Simply Schedule Appointments, but my friends and family affectionately call me "Nat." Experiences in my childhood highlighted the inequities in the world for me. As I grew up, I got more and more…

  • Frank Goossens of Autoptimize

    Frank Goossens – Founder of Optimizing Matters

    July 30, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Frank Goossens, founder of Optimizing Matters, the developer of Autoptimize, and some other WordPress plugins. Optimizing Matters houses the commercial aspects of my WordPress work. I was born, raised, and still living in the northern part of Belgium in…

  • Brian Jackson of Perfmatters

    Brian Jackson – Founder of Perfmatters & Forgemedia

    July 18, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Brian Jackson, an entrepreneur, content marketer, and WordPress agency owner from sunny Scottsdale, Arizona. I’m a PK (pastor’s kid) and growing up, we moved around a bit. I've lived in a couple of interesting places over the years:…

  • Michael Makijenko of Visual Composer

    Michael Makijenko – Founder of Visual Composer

    July 10, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Michael Makijenko, the founder and CEO of Visual Composer. I'm from Riga, Latvia, and together with my team we are proudly serving and helping users worldwide to get their business online. I have a master’s degree in Telecommunications,…

  • Jean Baptiste of WP Rocket

    Jean Baptiste – Co-founder of WP Rocket

    June 8, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Jean-Baptiste Marchand-Arvier (a pretty complicated name right?), people call me JB that’s much easier. I’m the co-founder and CEO of WP Media. Our mission is to help people having faster websites. We have two products so far WP…

  • Anthony Gordon of WooSignal

    Anthony Gordon – Founder of WooSignal

    May 27, 2020 / Plugins

    My name is Anthony Gordon, founder of WooSignal, RoomsLocal, CodaMarket, and a few other startups. I’m originally from Birmingham, UK (near Moseley Village). I still visit Birmingham now and again but I travel around more nowadays. My childhood has been…

  • Adrian Spiac of TranslatePress

    Adrian Spiac – Co-founder of TranslatePress

    May 18, 2020 / Plugins

    I am Adrian Spiac, co-founder of TranslatePress & Cozmoslabs. We focus on building quality WordPress plugins while working 4 days/week (Fridays OFF). I’ve been using WordPress for over 11 years now and launched our first WordPress product in 2011. I’m currently…