WordCamp Kochi 2017 is being organized by the WordPress Kochi Meetup Group, with the help and support of our sponsors, as well as the global WordPress Community. The meetup group has been active since 2014, and has made its presence felt in WordCamps all across India. Through WordCamp Kochi, our aim is to popularize the use of the open-source WordPress content management system through valuable and informative sessions, and also to provide a platform to bring WordPress professionals across the world, under a single roof.
Bigul hails from Kozhikode, Kerala and started his web development journey as a PHP developer in 2005. He has been working with WordPress since 2008. He joined OnTheGo Systems(the makers of WPML & Toolset) as QA & Support Analyst in 2012 January, and has been working with them, ever since. Bigul kickstarted the WordPress Kochi community a few years ago and is currently the lead organizer of the same. Bigul is also the lead organizer of WordCamp Kochi.
Nebu John Thaliyath
Nebu is a Software Engineer at Veeble SoftTech, Cochin. He is an expert programmer, and comes with a strong experience in WordPress Plugin Development, Theme Development, as well as the WordPress REST API. He is also an open-source enthusiast, and an active contributor to the WordPress.org support forums.
Archana is rather new to the world of WordPress, and is learning and discovering the platform. A Computer Science Engineer by education, she has two years of work experience with a leading multi-national company as an Embedded Systems Engineer. Currently on an introspective sabbatical, Archana uses WordPress as a tool to explore her passions in the arts, writing, photography, cooking, make-up, and teaching, among others.
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Abhilash comes from a diverse work experience in technology, digital marketing, WordPress development, hospitality, and managerial domains with multinational companies in India, as well as in the Middle-East. Passionate about all things WordPress – he currently runs PrivateHost – a web and email hosting and development company in Infopark. He is also an experienced Digital Marketer, and a Technology Consultant.
Nithin K R
Nithin is an avid Free Software enthusiast, whose love for Software Freedom eventually brought him to WordPress. A member of the WordPress Theme Review team, and also a WordPress core contributor, Nithin has built several websites for clients during his tenure as a freelancer. Nithin is currently employed with WPMU DEV as a Support Engineer.
Hari Shanker R
Hari is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic – where he works on support for WooCommerce Shipping Extensions. He is a passionate WordPress enthusiast, and has over ten years of experience as a WordPress developer, and as a consultant. An avid blogger and a writer, Hari is a former journalist with a national newspaper based in India, and has also worked in the banking industry, prior to joining Automattic.
Jagadeep K C
A serial entrepreneur with over nine years of experience running businesses that focus on offshore/web development, Jagadeep currently heads the India operations of Offshorent – a software development company. Jagadeep has directly worked with several WordPress projects over a decade, and is one of the co-organizers of the WordPress Kochi Meetup Group.