Chris Perryman

Chris Perryman is the designer/developer behind Revelation Concept and founder/creative director of Mind-Blowing Things. She attended the University of Google after graduating the School of Hard Knocks where she acquired her design and development skillz. Chris was an organizer for WordCamp San Diego 2015 and is honored to be leading the team for WCSD 2016. She is an admin of the ever-growing Advanced WordPress Facebook group and co-organizer of the original San Diego AWP Meetup. She lives in San Diego North County with her husband Drew, infant son Caiden and his two crazy dog-sisters.

Chris doesn’t tweet, or respond to tweets, @RevConcept.

Devin Walker

Devin Walker is the founder of WordImpress, creators the Give – the most popular donation plugin for WordPress. This is Walker’s second year organizing WCSD and he leads the Camp’s website development and development track organization. If you see him at camp, say hi! 🙂

Chris Lema

Chris Lema is the Chief Technology Officer & Chief Strategist at Crowd Favorite.

He’s also a blogger, a public speaker, and product strategist.

For more than twenty years Chris has developed and managed high performing engineers to build software products – particularly SaaS products in a variety of B2B vertical markets. He’s also spent the last ten years coaching startups on product development & marketing strategies.

He runs the North County San Diego WordPress meetup, is a co-founder and producer of the most watched WordPress podcast on YouTube: WP WaterCooler, and has been a WordCamp San Diego organizer for 2013, 2015 & 2016.


Derek Springer

Derek Springer is a San Diego based Code Wrangler at Automattic, a beer blogger, and the developer of the BeerXML Shortcode plugin. In a previous life Derek spent nearly 10 years developing software in the Aerospace industry.

Mandie Shaner

Mandie Shaner is  a “wearer of many hats” as the Co-Founder at Zenthree – a WordPress-centric website development, design and strategy shop based in San Diego, CA. When she’s not WordPress-ing you can find her at our local Bitcoin Meetup.

J.J. Springer

A San Diego resident, J.J. Springer is a graphic and web designer that has worked across many spectrums of media: print, digital, and television. She is currently spending her time freelancing for major clients including Automattic, FiscalTrak, and the Southern California Golf Association while also co-founding a technology company that serves governmental clients. She loves setting up, tweaking, and designing WordPress sites so that they shine for her clients.

Joel Williams

Joel Williams is an England native, and now San Diego based Happiness Engineer at Automattic. He previously owned Blog Tech Guy for over seven years, one of the first customization services.

Kim Blake

Kim Blake is a Web designer/developer and enjoys working with small businesses and non-profits. She’s currently rebranding her business for 2016 and plans on getting back to blogging at Theatre Geek very soon. This is her first year as a WordCamp organizer and she is super excited to work with an awesome team to ensure a really great turnout. So hop on the bus ↓ and come on down to San Diego.

Brad Bihun

Brad Bihun has been involved with the San Diego WordPress community since 2007 and co-organizes the San Diego WordPress meetup group. He relies heavily on WordPress for his 2 software companies and annual charity event StachetoberFest  for content, marketing and e-commerce.  He has been involved with the project management and business relations of the newly released Social Networking plugin PeepSo.

This is his first year as a WordCamp organizer and is humbled to be surrounded with such talent and knowledge within the team that he can learn from.