WCASIA2020 Confirmed Speakers – Round One (Development Talks)

WCASIA2020 Confirmed Speakers - Round One

The list of WCASIA2020 Confirmed Speakers – Round One is here!

The first-ever WordCamp Asia 2020 is gearing up to take place on February 21-23, 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand. The event is nearing and with that, the preparations are at its peak. There are so many things to take care of in order to deliver a grand extravaganza. Likewise, Speakers are the core part of any WordCamp. They are one of the many reasons why people actually enjoy attending WordCamps. The WCASIA2020 team has announced the first round of WCASIA 2020 confirmed speakers, who are going to deliver ‘Development Talks’.

So, without any further ado, let us introduce you to WordCamp Asia 2020 Confirmed Speakers – Round One.

WCASIA2020 Confirmed Speakers - Round One

WordCamp Asia 2020 Confirmed Speakers – Round One

Alain Schlesser

Alain is a freelance software engineer, WordPress consultant, and Google Developers Expert in Web Technologies living in Germany. He is the maintainer of WP-CLI and works on WordPress Core itself as a contributor and a component maintainer. Alain is passionate about software architecture and code quality. He never misses an opportunity to share best practices and tries to live up to his educational aspirations through public speaking and blogging.

Topic: Advanced Performance & Scalability for PHP Developers. Know more here.

Carl Alberto

Carl Alberto is a Senior Customer Success Engineer in Pantheon Systems. He assists site launches, optimizations, security, and troubleshooting complex WordPress build on the platform. He is also a co-organizer in the WordPress User Group the Philippines. Carl is also a part of the Global WP Community team, where he helps the community grow in the PH though meetups and collaboration with other local tech groups.

Topic: Automating your QA through Visual Regression testing. Know more here.

Grzegorz (Greg) Ziółkowski

Grzegorz is a passionate code wrangler and open-source contributor based in Oleśnica, Poland. He writes JavaScript at Automattic and contributes to the WordPress core. When not coding, Grzegorz enjoys spending time with his adorable wife and daughter. He likes traveling to new places and playing basketball with his friends.

Topic: How Modern JavaScript Influences WordPress Development. Know more here.

Hardeep Asrani

Hardeep is a developer from Kanpur. He loves contributing to the WordPress community in many ways, including support, themes, plugins and more. You can find him on Slack pretty much all the time exploring different parts of the WordPress community. Hardeep works for ThemeIsle as a developer focusing on Gutenberg. He is also one of the organizers of WordCamp Kanpur.

Topic: Building for the Block Editor (Gutenberg). Know more here.

Imran Sayed

Imran is a WordCamp Speaker, Meetup Organizer, Translation Contributor, Plugin and Theme Developer currently associated with rtCamp. He also has experience in Node, React, and Laravel. Imran is the author of the popular Twentynineteen WordPress theme ported over to Frontity in React. Apart from this, Imran has a passion for teaching and sharing knowledge which led him to start his YouTube channel in 2013, where he teaches Programming on WordPress and Laravel.

Topic: Fastest way of creating Gutenberg blocks with minimal JavaScript knowledge. Know more here.

K Adam White

K Adam White (aka “KAdam”) is a Senior Engineer at Human Made, where he leads teams building modern and enterprise-scale digital experiences on top of WordPress. He is a component maintainer for the WordPress REST API and a long-time open source contributor and enjoys misappropriating what he knows about JavaScript and data visualization to make strange art.

Topic: The Past & Future of the WordPress REST API. Know more here.

Muhammad Muhsin

Muhammad started working with WordPress and React in 2016 and has loved the experience ever since. He currently works as React Developer at rtCamp – the only WordPress VIP Gold Partner Agency in Asia. Muhammad has been a speaker at multiple online conferences and meetups. He also writes for publications like Smashing Magazine. When he is not working with WordPress or React, you can find him traveling to places with his camera and trying out different food.

Topic: Using WordPress with GraphQL. Know more here.

Rommel Castro

Rommel was born in Nicaragua and raised in Costa Rica, traveling around the world. He is passionate about learning, understanding things and solving problems. Rommel fell in love with WordPress since 2009. When he’s not solving problems with WordPress or Javascript, he is probably reading, watching a movie or looking for flight tickets for his next destination.

Topic: So you want to unit test your code? Know more here.

Rosanne van Staalduinen

Rosanne is the co-founder of Buro Staal, a small digital agency in The Netherlands. She believes that a website isn’t the end product, but the start of a process that consists of analyzing and optimizing. Her main focus is getting the best out of every budget to create a user-friendly website that helps her clients grow their company.

Topic: Hello world: The challenges we face when creating a multilingual WordPress project. Know more here.

Stephen Rees-Carter

Stephen is a senior developer at Wordfence, where he tries to frustrate attackers by helping to secure WordPress sites. During his time cleaning infected websites, he gained an appreciation for clever malware, layered obfuscation, and Harry Potter passages. When he’s not writing code or looking at malware, he can be found practicing lock-picking and studying for his ethical hacker certification.

Topic: Think Like a Hacker and Secure WordPress, live on stage. Know more here.

Weston Ruter

Weston Ruter is a long-time WordPress contributor. After years of working on expanding site-editing capabilities in WordPress core via the Customizer, he is now focused on improving the user experience for frontend visitors. He’s working with the AMP project to make WordPress sites fast, with the goal of democratizing performance. He’s also working on making WordPress more capable by incorporating new progressive technologies (e.g. PWA).

Topic: AMP, the WordPress Way. Know more here.

So, these were the WCASIA2020 confirmed speakers – Round One that will be presenting their respective talks at the first-ever WordCamp Asia 2020. Make sure you go through their sessions’ summary so that you know what to expect during their talk at the event.

If you haven’t already, get your WCASIA2020 tickets today and come hear these amazing personalities.



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