George will be presenting Moving your Plugin to GitHub: Trials, Tribulations, and Testing on Saturday in the Development track
George Stephanis works for Automattic (makers of WordPress.com) as Team Lead for the Jetpack Pit Crew, helping self-hosted WordPress sites take advantage of the WordPress.com cloud.
He is also a frequent core contributor to the WordPress open-source project, a community organizer, regularly presents at WordCamps, and guests on podcasts like the WPWatercooler and the WP Girlie Show.
Why do you use WordPress?
It’s free, both in speech and in beer. The ability of anyone to use WordPress as a fulcrum to launch their content into the world is a tremendous win for the open web and democratizing content across the world.
What would you say to convince someone to attend a WordCamp?
If you use WordPress, it’ll be one of your best weekends all year long. If you don’t use WordPress, come. You’ll be one of us soon enough. 🙂
What is your favorite WordPress project you have worked on recently?
Jetpack or Core. Either one will do.
What is your favorite WordPress-related resource?
I hear Google’s pretty awesome.
Tell us something awesome about yourself that is not WordPress related
When not on the computer, I’m a bit of a luddite. I enjoy letterpress printing, carpentry, and pipes.