WPfounders
Aurelio Volle of WP Umbrella

Aurelio Volle – Founder of WP Umbrella

December 15, 2023 / Plugins

I am Aurelio Volle, currently living between the vibrant city of Lyon and Briançon in the French Alps, where I do a lot of climbing and ski-touring. My academic journey led me through a rich tapestry of experiences, including a…

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Mark Ashton - Founder of UiPress

Mark Ashton – Founder of UiPress

November 14, 2023 / Plugins

I am Mark Ashton, Founder of UiPress, originally from Manchester. I’m a self-taught developer, a journey that’s been as challenging as it has been rewarding, and most of my early days were spent breaking things to figure out how to…

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  • 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…

  • Benjamin Denis of SEOPress

    Benjamin Denis – Founder of SEOPress

    May 8, 2020 / Plugins

    My name is Benjamin Denis, founder of SEOPress, I live in Anglet, France (right next to Biarritz, which is popular among surfers). 12 years ago I started working with WordPress in my spare time as a student of Economics Management…

  • Oliver Sild of WebArx

    Oliver Sild – Founder of WebArx

    May 7, 2020 / Plugins, WordCamp Speakers

    I am Oliver Sild, the founder of WebARX (now Patchstack), a web security company protecting websites from third-party code (such as WordPress plugins/themes) vulnerabilities. I live in Estonia where I have previously co-founded a co-working space and a cybersecurity community…

  • Yoni Luksenberg of Elementor

    Yoni Luksenberg – Co-founder of Elementor

    April 10, 2020 / Plugins

    My name is Yoni Luksenberg and I am from Bnei Brak, Israel. I've been working with WordPress for close to ten years now. Before that, I was a video editor and used to work with animating flash banners. One day,…