WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 Speakers

As the event is getting nearer, the final speaker’s lineup for WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 is here. According to the official WCKTM2019 website, there are a total of 20 inspiring speakers who will take the stage at the country’s biggest WordPress conference — WordCamp Kathmandu 2019.

WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 is going to take place on 16th and 17th March 2019 at Hotel Bougainvilla, Tripureshwor, in Kathmandu. The organizing team of WordCamp Kathmandu is on its toes to provide the best in them and make WCKTM2019 grand. The team is finally done with the speakers’ selection for the event.

So, without any further ado, let’s meet the WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 speakers and know about their respective topics for the day.


WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 Speakers


Fahad Murtaza

Fahad Murtaza

Fahad Murtaza started his WordPress journey back in the year 2004 and ever since he’s been in love with this wonderful platform. He is currently running a software engineering consultancy and a media production house named Gravixar in the UAE and Pakistan. Also, he was a part of speakers team in the recent WordCamp Biratnagar 2018 as well.

Title: Automating boring tasks with WP CLI

Intended Audience: Beginners and Pros


Hemant Kumar

Hemant KumarHemant is a passionate design researcher, a brand promoter at Rachna Sikki Hastkala Kendra, Madhubani in Bihar. He also guides students from various design backgrounds in publication design, typography, and web graphics.

Topic: Importance of Colors and Typography in Modern Webpage Design

Intended Audience: Web Designers, Developers, and Front End Designers


M Asif Rahman

M Asif RahmanM Asif Rahman is the CEO of weDevs, a large WordPress Product company. He’s also the Founder of ARCom, a decade old WordPress-focused media company. Asif is an active member of the WordPress community. He has been a speaker in more than 20 WordCamps till date and attended more than 100 WordCamps around the globe. He’s going to be in the panel discussion at WCKTM2019.

Topic: Marketing Fundamentals to level up your WordPress Business

Intended Audience: WordPress Enthusiasts, Everyone


Mainul Kabir Aion

Mainul Kabir AionMainul Kabir Aion is a Data Story Teller and a WordPress Content Strategist who’s very much passionate about Growth Hacking, Researching, Data Analysis, and Content Marketing. He is currently working at weDevs as the head of Content and Marketing section. Mainul is a Co-organizer of WordPress Dhaka and tries his best to contribute to the open source community. Moreover, he has also contributed to the WordPress Marketing, Translation and Community team. He’s also going to be a part of panel discussion at WCKTM2019.

Topic: Marketing Fundamentals to level up your WordPress Business

Intended Audience: WordPress Enthusiasts, Everyone


Toby Nieboer

Toby NieboerToby Nieboer hires software engineers at Automattic. He was also a developer and a people leader for nearly a decade before moving into technical recruitment. He is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and dreams. During his speech at EWCKTM2019, he will shed light on the dos and don’ts, talk about some pitfalls, and guide everyone towards doing remote “the right way”.

Topic: Remote Working – Why Should (Or Shouldn’t) Embrace It

Intended Audience: Business Owners, Developers


Vishal Deshpande

Vishal DeshpandeVishal Deshpande is the Co-Founder & Product Head at Nestify – A Managed WordPress Hosting Company based out of Texas, US. He is an entrepreneur by the brain and a doer by his heart. He has 13+ years of experience in Product Development, Web Development, Digital Marketing across various domains.

Topic: Setting up WordPress on Amazon EC2 in minutes

Intended Audience: Intermediate


Yoav Farhi

Yoav FarhiYoav Farhi is someone who looks forward to making the web a better place for everyone. He is from the Automattic team and works on everything related to i18n (internationalization) and l10n (localization) and translation. He’s been a WordPress core contributor since 10 years now.

Topic: Your First Gutenberg Block

Intended Audience: Developers


Asmita Subedi

Asmita SubediAsmita is a plugin developer and a support engineer at WP Travel Engine. She enjoys solving problems and loves learning about WordPress Plugins. She also enjoys reading books or traveling with her close friends.

Topic: Smart Practices on providing Support for your Product

Intended Audience: Developers and Support Reps


Avinash Kundaliya

Avinash Kundaliya

Avinash Kundaliya is a developer with a soft spot for web technologies. He’s involved in front-end engineering, decentralized web or privacy on the web. He likes to keep track of hipster tech and sometimes he spends his weekend scratching that itch.

Topic: React and WordPress sitting in the tree…

Intended Audience: Developers who want to learn React


Chitra Raj Bhandari

Chitra Raj BhandariChitra Raj Bhandari is the co-founder of Pulse Digit – a digital marketing agency. He has over 6 years of experience as a digital marketer during which he has worked for local and multinational brands and helped them grow. He has worked extensively on optimizing WordPress websites for small, medium and big brands and help them get better conversions at lower costs. Know more about him.

Topic: Marketing Fundamentals to level up your WordPress business

Intended Audience: Everyone


Prajan Karmacharya

Prajan Karmacharya

Prajana Karmacharya is currently working as a Team Lead at EBpearls Pvt. Ltd. Initially, his used to aid other developers with system design and implementation along with the development of custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions along with PHP framework-based solutions. Been sitting with WordPress and development on the same tree for 7-8 years, now his role is to assist others in requirements analysis, project planning, and team planning. He also provides leadership in finding/developing new technologies and methods to advance the company’s web offerings.

Topic: Working with WordPress VIP

Intended Audience: Developers


Qurina Shrestha

Qurina Shrestha

Qurina Shrestha is a senior WordPress plugin developer at AccessPress Themes as of now and has more than four years of experience in this sector. Her expertise and experience spread throughout WordPress themes and plugin development, CI, PHP and Bonfire (HMVC PHP Framework).
She proudly calls coding her first love and is always excitedly learning about new technologies and programming frameworks.

Topic: Basic Strategies for Plugin Development

Intended Audience: Developers


Rabin Gaire

Rabin Gaire

Rabin Gaire is a Software Engineer at Leapfrog Technology working as a front-end developer. He has been in this domain for over 2 years. Working mainly with Javascript Ecosystem, React, Vue and Angular are his jam.

Topic: Integrating React with WordPress & its API

Intended Audience: Developers who want to learn to integrate React with WordPress & its API


Rahul D Sarker

Rahul D Sarker

Rahul D Sarker is a WordPress Developer & Digital Marketing Consultant who helps startups, small & medium business to solve Technical & Marketing Challenges, empowering them to focus and grow the business. Currently, handing 2 startups and working with few communities very closely. Also, he is a big foodie and self-proclaimed proud solo traveler.

Topic: Conversion Optimization for WordPress based website

Intended Audience: Developers, Bloggers & Business Owners


Rakesh Lawaju

Rakesh Lawaju

Rakesh Lawaju is a Web developer, trainer and recently an entrepreneur based in Nepal who has been in the web field since 2008. He is the Co-Founder/ CTO of WEN Solutions, a company primarily develops WordPress plugins and gives WordPress related support. He is also project lead for WP Travel, a WordPress trip, and travel management plugin. He has developed multiple WordPress plugins, contributed to open source projects and is collaborating with Graph Paper Press for its plugin and theme development.

Topic: Integrating React with WordPress and its API

Intended Audience: Developers who want to learn to integrate React with WordPress & its API


Roshan Gautam

Roshan Gautam

Rohan Gautam is the Co-Founder at Brainants Technology Pvt. Ltd. He is very familiar with React; he’s 3 years’ experience with React/React Native. He’s also going to be a part of the workshop related to React at WCKTM2019.

Topic: Integrating React with WordPress and its API

Intended Audience: Developers who want to learn to integrate React with WordPress & its API


Saloni Mehta

Saloni Mehta is a senior WordPress plugin developer at AccessPress Themes with 4 years of working experience in the field. A computer engineer by education, she has been contributing to the IT sector with her expertise in WordPress and PHP framework. She says she is mostly busy falling in love with codes.

Topic: Breaking Gender Stereotypes as Lady WordPress Developer

Intended Audience: Everyone


Saurab Adhikari

Saurab Adhikari

Saurab Adhikari is a lead plugin developer at WP Travel Engine. He is a passionate WordPress developer and an inspired writer at https://saurabadhikari.com.np. He has been contributing to the WordPress community for 4 years with his knowledge, skills, and experiences. He loves to watch sports, listen to music, go hiking, and explore new things and new places.

Topic: How to create and sell Freemium plugins?

Intended Audience: Developers, Entrepreneurs, and Startups


Shrijana Thapa KC

Shrijana Thapa KC

Shrijana Thapa is a Software Engineer and works as a front-end developer at Mandala IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a software company based in Pokhara. Having almost a decade long of experience in media, she has given training on public speaking and used to work at top radio stations of the city. When she’s not typing away on a keyboard, you will find her freelancing as an emcee at events around the city. She is an avid reader, has an immense love for travel and wishes to explore different places in her spare time.

Topic: Do the developers need public speaking skills to boost their career?

Intended Audience: Developers, Entrepreneurs, and Startups


Suvash Khadka

Suvash Khadka

Suvash Khadka has been working in the WordPress community since 2012, from small meetups to large seminar and International standard conference – WordCamps across the nation.
He is currently working as a Q/A System Analyst at Stupa Technology, and also co-founder of the company. He’s also actively serving the ICT sector as an academic instructor/lecturer. He works on many projects facilitated by the Nepal Government in IT sector.

Topic: Line-up Community and Connectunity

Intended Audience: Startups, Community Enthusiast, Professional, Academician, Government (mixed kind)


So, these were the total of 20 speakers that will be presenting their talks in WordCamp Kathmandu 2019.

You are more than welcome at WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 to hear these inspiring WordPress personalities and grow your knowledge on WordPress.

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