Announcing Our Speaker Lineup: Part III

We still have a couple of speakers for KidsCamp that we’ll be publishing soon, but in the meantime, here’s the final roster of speakers slated for WordCamp DFW. Be sure to grab your tickets now!


Topic: Extending the WP REST API

Pete is a senior web developer with nearly 20 years of experience He’s been developing for WordPress the past four years.


Topic: Getting Started on Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Jon is the sales partner at Osky Blue, an online marketing and software development company based in Frisco Texas. He has 15 years of experience in business growth, sales and development. He has delivered over 400 seminars, classes and training sessions throughout the country on how to do online marketing effectively. He understands the right way to make online marketing efforts profitable. He has a passion for helping people achieve their dreams of business ownership and success, and has found online marketing the best way of doing this. In his free time he loves golfing, watching college football and spending time with his wife, two kids and dog, Bernie.


Topic: Selling A Million Dollars of Product Online: An Introduction to eCommerce

Troy is the marketing partner at Osky Blue, a Frisco based online marketing and software development company. He is an entrepreneur with a passion for small business. He has helped hundreds of small businesses grow and increase profitability. His first venture was an accounting firm that he started right after graduating from college. Over three years, he grew the practice through effective online marketing and guerrilla marketing practices, took it paperless and virtual, and increased profitability by 40%. He then sold the practice so he could pursue his greatest passion: small business online marketing. A driving force in his own success is a desire to help other small businesses. When not working, Troy enjoys golfing, fishing, Dallas’ sporting events and spending time with his wife, four kids and of course, his beloved dog, Osky.


Topic: Developing with Jetpack

Kraft, as he’s better known, started building websites in 1996 and hasn’t looked back. Kraft has worked with his own “weblog” since 2002, first in HTML, then Movable Type, then finally to WordPress. Kraft ran a freelance web development business exclusively using WordPress and Genesis. Now, Kraft works at Automattic, the parent company of, focusing on Jetpack. Married with five young daughters, you can follow Kraft on Twitter ( @Kraft ) and on his personal site ( )


Topic: Hacking your personal workflow and the art of Inbox Zero

Hey there, I’m Mendel, an intrapreneurial change-maker, developer, speaker, and teacher.

I love the outdoors, so you’ll usually find me hittin’ the trails between tech events and code-slinging. I’ve also usually got my nose in a cup of single origin, Chemex-brewed coffee. As a GoDaddy Evangelist, I spend most of my time hanging out with developers, designers, entrepreneurs, and creative people all around the world to make sure their opinions and suggestions are heard.


Topic: Your First WordPress Site | There and back again

I am a WordPress developer, a student at UTA, a husband and father. I have been using WordPress since 2.8 (give or take a point release.) I build custom themes and plugins, I have contributed to a couple of WordPress repo plugins and I am working up the courage to contribute to core.

4 thoughts on “Announcing Our Speaker Lineup: Part III”

    1. I just noticed the schedule page also. Just says details coming soon. for specific sessions, but does list the time registration will open. See the schedule page.

  1. Same question here. The location is listed for UTA University Center, but no start time for the WordCamp event … also what floor, room, etc. will the registration table and event be located?

    1. I just noticed the schedule page … it must have just been recently posted. Disregard previous question.

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