Ian Littman

When he isn’t building or maintaining web applications, primarily of the API variety, for a handful of clients, Ian is probably biking between successively later-closing coffee shops in Austin, Texas, or making some sort of comment about transportation infrastructure. He also helps organize the Austin PHP user group and Longhorn PHP Conference.

Ike Devolder

Ike Devolder is a developer at e-commerce agency Studio Emma. Largely focussed on automating repetitive boring tasks. With our delivery and quality in mind. He’s mostly using PHP, Python and shell scripting to accomplish those goals. From time to time he’s acting as resident git manual.

Besides work Ike is also spending part of his free time in Open Source development and packaging some applications for Archlinux. As en extra he’s also involved in the organization of PHP-WVL.

Jachim Coudenys

Jachim Coudenys is a PHP developer at Combell. Since discovering PHP in 2002 (4.1.0), his work and after-work activities brought him from the world of development to server management, development workflows, more development, etc… Next to being a long-time member of PHPBenelux, he is co-organizer the PHP-WVL, a user group in West Flanders (BE). He is a Zend Certified developer and Certified MongoDB Developer & DBA. You can follow him on http://twitter.com/coudenysj and read his occasional blog posts on http://blog.jachim.be.

Jens Segers

Lead developer at Teamleader, open source contributor.

Jeroen v.d. Gulik

Jeroen is co-founder of Isset, software architect, consultant, coach and occasional speaker. Often brought in at large companies to enable change and innovation projects. His company specializes in video streaming/transcoding and publishing platforms. Co-organizer of DDDNL and boardgames enthousiast. He also likes cats and penguins.

Jordi Boggiano

Jordi Boggiano is the author of a few open source apps/libs (Composer, Monolog, php-console, ..), and co-founder of Private Packagist (https://packagist.com). He has been involved in web development for over 10 years, working mostly with PHP and JavaScript. He is currently maintaining Composer/Packagist while working on Private Packagist and Teamup.com. Find out more at https://seld.be/about

Kat Zień

Writing Go and PHP at Brightpearl. Working remotely from Bristol, UK or anywhere with wifi. Her main interests include automating #allthethings, sorting out legacy code and making things simpler and faster. She’s co-organising and giving talks at PHPSW and [Golang Bristol++](https://www.meetup.com/golang-bristol/). Kat loves travelling and keeping active, appreciates good coffee and is a big Lego fan. She cycles across Europe with TechBikers to raise money for Room To Read.

Larry Garfield

Larry Garfield has been building websites since he was a sophomore in high school, which is longer ago than he’d like to admit. Larry was an active Drupal contributor and consultant for over a decade, and led the Drupal 8 Web Services initiative that helped transform Drupal into a modern PHP platform.

Larry is Director of Developer Experience at Platform.sh, a leading continuous deployment cloud hosting company. He is also a member of the PHP-FIG Core Committee.

Larry holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from DePaul University. He blogs at both http://platform.sh/ and http://www.garfieldtech.com/.

Margaret Staples

Delighted Developer Evangelist @ Twilio. Personally responsible sentient creature. Cybae. Consistent producer of code, philosophy, and attitude. Happy to help with all things Twilio. Let’s make neat stuff.

Mariusz Gil

Mariusz Gil is software architect working on high complexity and high value scalable web applications. Trainer, consultant, and conference speaker. Mariusz has been working for several companies on PHP projects for millions of active users, from biggest social network and instant-messaging software in Poland to multi-billion PV content personalization and discovery platform. Mariusz is also member of 4Developers and PHPcon Programme Commitees, and one of core members behind PHPers, open meetups for PHP developers in many cities in Poland. Big-data enthustiast and data-sciencist wannabe. After hours, biker and rock guitarist.