Dan is a WordPress plugin developer from Omaha, NE who loves tinkering with WordPress, as well as working with (and writing) APIs. He has been working with WordPress for around seven years, and has numerous plugins available through the WordPress plugin repository, Envato, and the Easy Digital Downloads extension marketplace. Prior to WordPress, Dan was involved with numerous other open source projects, most notable as a senior developer for the advanced Linux distribution Arch Linux. Most recently, Dan has been involved with the popular Easy Digital Downloads eCommerce platform, and recently co-founded Redux Framework, the fastest-growing WordPress development framework on the market.
Michael Mitilier is the Founder of the Rule of Thumb for Business book series and Author of “Rule of Thumb: A Guide to Small Business Basics”. He has over 25 year of experience in delivering, planning, and implementing training programs. Michael spent 13 years building a training and development company before being diagnosed with lymphoma in 2004. He is a survivor at all levels! That year, his love for life and others took Michael in a different direction and he decided to use his innate talents and lifelong results-oriented attitude to help nonprofits achieve their missions and goals. Michael joined the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands (NAM) as their Director of Member Services. Always looking up and beyond, he founded and led the Small Business Association of the Midlands. Michael currently works as coordinator of MCC Fab Lab.
Renier has more than 10 years of experience in web design and development for small and medium size businesses and nonprofits. He graduated with honors from a vocational program in Web Design and E-commerce from Toronto School of Business, Toronto Canada; and with honors at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, with an Associate Degree in E-commerce/Database. In the last 6 years, Renier has focused his expertise in building websites using WordPress. He works now as a freelance WordPress front-end developer, consultant for custom solutions and as a trainer. In Nov 2011, Renier started a new Omaha WordPress meetup group which currently has 110 members! Since then he continues to help coordinating and organizing the meetups and the first WordCamp Omaha!