The passion for Joomla began for Sander Potjer in 2005 with building a site for his rowing team. He was immediately impressed with Joomla and the community surrounding it. Soon he became personally involved and co-founded JoomlaCommunity.eu and started the Dutch Joomla User Groups together with others.
From this community the Dutch foundation "Stichting Sympathy" emerged, to promote and support Joomla in the Netherlands, which Sander chairs. This foundation also organizes the annual Dutch JoomlaDays. Internationally he volunteer to Joomla as a member of the Community Leadership Team (CLT).
Sander is co-owner of Perfect Web Team where they develop, maintain and support web solutions for complex situations based on Joomla. He is also the creator and developer of ACL Manager, a popular Joomla extension that simplifies the management of access permissions.
Website URL: http://www.sanderpotjer.nl
Sandra Ordonez is a web astronaut specializing in digital strategy and website design. She also serves as External Communications Lead for Joomla. She is the founder of Bicultural and Multicultural People Rule and Virgins of NY. Her webiste, Collaborative Nation, focuses on web culture, community management, and collaboration. Previously, she was the Communications Manager for Wikipedia. She graduated from American University with a double degree in International Relations and Public Relations.
Of course, I am passionate about the web, and even more about Joomla! and especially its fabulous Community of people with whom it is so easy to share.
Some call me the CSS fanatic and I must confess, it is truly a passion for me.
From my little island, I try to contribute and participate to the Joomla! project.
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Website URL: http://www.idimweb.com
Sarah is the President of Open Source Matters and has been on the OSM board since October 2012. Sarah was the president of Joomla! User Association Sweden during 2009-2012 and the project manager for Joomla! Day Sweden 2012. Sarah has been working on the project to make the Joomla Certification come to life during 2013-2014.
Sarah Watz has been working with marketing, communication and sales for 20 years. Sarah's passion is to provide great business value in the projects she is involved with.
As the passionated Joomla! evangelist Sarah is she runs the web agency PIXPRO delivering Joomla CMS web solutions and runs PIXPRO LABS (providing the popular extension PixSearch).
Sarah has held sessions on Joomla World Conferences, J! and Beyonds and Joomla! Days in Sweden, South Africa, Spain and Russia.
Website URL: http://labs.pixpro.net
Saurabh is a Joomlaholic, a freelance Joomla! consultant and front-end web developer. You can usually find him busy coding Joomla! templates, styling Joomla! extensions and keeping up-to-date with various web technologies. He lives in Pune, India and is very active in the Pune community. He attends and volunteer for many regional networking events.
In the Joomlasphere, He is a member of the Board of Directors for Open Source Matters (OSM), the nonprofit organization that guides the Joomla! Project. He is also an active member of the Joomla! Events Team, the Joomla! User Group (JUG) Team, the Joomla! Social Media Team, an organizer of JoomlaDay India, and a member of the Pune, India JUG.
Apart from Joomla, he also volunteers his time with various Mozilla Projects. He is a Mozilla Representative in the Pune region. Along with other Reps, he coordinates various events and attends Mozilla events to share his knowledge about Open Web, Open Source and Mozilla Products.
He loves speaking, attending and organizing events. He has been very privileged to attend and speak at various international events. He has presented various topics about Joomla such as front-end topics, Community topics etc. in Joomla events and also spoken about Mozilla products and FirefoxOs topics at a variety of events.
Scott Greenwald runs the popular resource site JoomlaDirect.com. He's a seasoned front-end developer with a background in graphic design. Scott works as a fulltime freelancer from his home office in Tokyo Japan, where he specializes in custom Joomla development and template design for clients.
Website URL: http://joomladirect.com
Hi there, I have been using joomla since it was born, so feel very well versed in Joomla and Optimising Joomla Websites. I currenlty run the website www.red-fern.co.uk which is currently ranking top of www.google.co.uk for search terms such as 'Web Design Company' and 'Cheap Web Design'. I have now started running joomla training in our offices which is proving to be rather successful.
I would be very honoured to be part of writing articles in the joomla community magazine.
Website URL: http://www.red-fern.co.uk
Hello there! I'm Shannon, an Inbound Marketing Consultant at Savvy PandaÂ and jInbound, and Instructor at Master Inbound. I enjoy driving growth for businesses through customized Inbound solutions, and learning new things each day about the evolving online marketing ecosystem.
Find me on Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ to connect!
Shirat Goldstein. 31, Israel. Graphic designer & Web developer. teaching graphic & web design. happily married with 3 kids. love music and anything digital:) my new year resolution - learn to illustrate. become a better FED. joined lately the marketing team and trying to contribute as much as I can to Joomla! and open source.
Sigrid is software developer and co-founder and owner of Sigsiu.NET GmbH.
Her programming experiences started with the programming languages Pascal and C, followed by C++ which is a good basis for developing software for Joomla!, especially since the well known to her object oriented developing techniques find their way into PHP.
Since 2009, Sigrid works full time for the Sobi project. Besides her development work, she is mainly responsible for design solutions, support, quality management and for all business affairs and public relations. Sigrid is also in charge of the translations and documentations for SobiPro.
Sigrid is member of J and Beyond e.V. and of Joomla! Events Team.
Website URL: http://www.sigsiu.net
Simon Kloostra works as a webdesigner in Utrecht, the Netherlands, specializing in Joomla and SEO. Also he is the author of Joomla-SEO.net, a popular blog about optimizing Joomla for search engines and fast performance.
Recently he also published the ebook Joomla 3 SEO & Performance.
Website URL: http://joomla-seo.net/
Computer science teacher in the largest school in the district Jawor. He runs his own company providing serwices related to the creation, admninistration and user training of sites based on CMS Joomla!
Author of several blogs, the most important: www.slawop.net raises issues related to the Joomla! and usung it as a fantastic tool that helps others to create their own place in the network.
Author of the book: "Joomla! 2.5. Practical course" released by Helion Publishing, which after a few months on the publishing market was named "Book of the Year 2013".
Author very popular free course Joomla! 2.5 (www.joomla-darmowy-kurs.pl).
He loves extremely fast ride on the rollers! The Fan of personal growth and constant change :-)
His motto: "Don't let enybody steal your dreams"
I'm Soheil Novinfard, Moderator of Egolt Fundation. I started to web design in 2000 year and write my first web application in 2005 year. I like joomla, because of its powerful extensible platform. I wrote my first extension for joomla in 2009 year and here are some of my extension. I'm working and developing in some php frameworks like yii, codeigniter and cakephp, also. Semantic web is one of my favorite field too. I love my motherland Iran and its people and our Persian Gulf.
Website URL: http://www.egolt.com
Søren Beck Jensen is the founder and CEO of Jensen Technologies SL. An English speaking web development company based in Southern Spain.
Soren has been in the internet industry since 1994 and an avid user and developer of Joomla sites and services since before it was called Joomla.
Jensen Technologies SL is behind the following services:
* Not Web Design: http://www.notwebdesign.com
* Joomla Component Creator: http://www.component-creator.com
* Automatic Backlinks: http://www.automaticbacklinks.com
Website URL: http://www.jensentechnologies.es
Steve is the founder of OSTraining. A teacher for many years, he also ran Alledia.com, a leading web development firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Steve's firm built over 200 Joomla-powered websites. He now travels widely teaching people how to use Joomla, WordPress and Drupal and served on the Open Source Matters board which helps run the Joomla project. He wrote Joomla Explained, the best-selling and best-reviewed Joomla book.
Website URL: http://ostraining.com
Steven is a web designer and developer, specializing in Joomla. He is based in Atlanta and works at Intown Web Design. He is also one of the sponsors for the Atlanta Joomla User Group. He Graduated in Chemical Engineering and wanted nothing to do with it. He enjoys working on design, usability, making sites fast and ranking highly in search engines. Check out his Google Plus Page
Website URL: http://www.intownwebdesign.com
Brian "Sully" Sullivan has been building corporate and non-profit organization websites for 10 years, and using Joomla! almost since it was new. He lives and works in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, where he is a Principal of Terrace Media Group, an independent website development firm specializing in information architecture, search engine optimization, enterprise search services and transaction data management using the Joomla! CMS.
Website URL: http://terracemedia.com