WordCamp Pittsburgh would not be possible without our speakers. We have some great speakers planned for this year and wanted to take some time to introduce you to them.
Lee Drozak, from LeeDrozak Biz, helps small business owners and solo entrepreneurs build more than a website, she designs customer journeys. Her design and development abilities are supplemented by her digital strategy skills to give her clients user-friendly, attractive websites. Lee now focuses mainly on website re-design & development for those who are tired of fitting into everyone else’s mold and want their website to reflect the value only they can offer to their clients. Lee is a sought-after consultant and host of Pittsburgh Biz TV’s technical segment, Finding Your Website Wow. She has a feature in Soar To Success magazine along with several other podcasts and news sources. When not emerged in the world of digital, Lee spends her time in her small Amish town enjoying the quiet lifestyle or traveling around in her RV. She also likes anything outdoors, bacon over a campfire and sharing a glass of wine with friends.
Lee will be presenting on Workflow for your WordPress Project… Planning to Launch
Christoph Trappe (aka The Authentic Storyteller™) is a career storyteller who has worked as a journalist, a nonprofit executive, and a content marketing strategist and consultant. He is a global keynote speaker, frequent blogger, and author. His digital initiatives have been recognized globally. He is currently helping hospitals across the United States share their authentic stories.
Christoph will be presenting on The Ultimate Seven Steps to Get On a Blogging Schedule.
You may know my face, but I’m pretty sure you know my voice. I’m Benjamin Bradley, and for the past 20+ years, I have been training and assisting small business owners to take their skills to the next level. Over the years, I have generated thousands of hours of business and technical training materials. I’m currently building a community for freelancers to learn, grow, and develop their WordPress, web design, development, and business skills at WPStudio.com.
Benjamin will be presenting on Wrestling With the Internal Imposter.
Nara Kasbergen is a full-stack developer in NPR (National Public Radio)’s Digital Media group, where she’s worked on a variety of projects, most notably the third-party developer platform for NPR One. She recently joined the tech conference speaking circuit because of her interest in Developer Experience (DX), community-building, the intersection of humans and code, and her volunteer work for Open Sourcing Mental Illness, a non-profit organization raising awareness about mental health in the tech industry. Though she has no noticeable accent, she hails from The Netherlands and lived in Munich, Houston, Pittsburgh, Tokyo, and New York City prior to settling down in Washington, DC. In her spare time, she satisfies her foodie habits by trying out all of the best restaurants in the city, collects board games, and watches too much Netflix.
Nara will be presenting on Empathy as a Service: Supporting Mental Health in the Tech Workplace.
I’m a designer/developer working for a small consultancy.
Lauren will be presenting on Systems and Processes for Creatives.