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Wednesday, January 13 • 3:20pm - 4:20pm
Using WordPress to develop and host domains
WordPress makes up 25% of all Internet sites today.  This panel of experts will discuss how using this flexible platform, domain investors can develop and host all types of websites from blogs to commerce, in a flexible, opensource environment.

Moderators
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Lisa Box

VP Business Development, WP Engine
With over 15 years of experience helping to build companies with web-scale, Lisa Box serves as the VP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances for WP Engine responsible for building the company’s strategy with technology and agency partners. Box has an extensive background in partner program development, marketing and channel incentive design. Most recently, she led the domain product and services strategy as Vice President of... Read More →

Speakers
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Paul Carter

Chief Marketing Officer, Pressed.net
Paul Carter is domain name and web hosting veteran who has worked in Internet related companies for the past fifteen years, including national ISP's, large web hosting companies and domain registrars. | | Most recently Paul spent almost six years leading the team at Name.com growing its domain and hosting business and the last two years as CMO at Site5.com. | | Currently Paul is the CMO at Pressed.net, a startup that provides a... Read More →
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Krutal Desai

Special Projects, Automattic/WordPress
Howdy! I am based out of SF and am interested in the adoption of software technology at a global scale. For the past four years at Automattic/WordPress, I have been focusing on special growth initiatives to drive more usage to WordPress across multiple categories. My team at Automattic is tackling the task of assisting the WP community increase the WordPress marketshare to 51% of the web and beyond.
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Tony Gilharry

Sales Engineer, WP Engine
Hi! | | I'm originally from San Diego and I'm passionate about technology and innovation. As a Solutions Engineer for WP Engine, my role is to assist the sales team with selling engineered systems and proactively smoothing out obstacles during integrations. | | What should people talk to you about? | | - WordPress technology | - Security | - System Architecture | - Emerging Innovation | - Working at WP Engine
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Cory Miller

CEO, iThemes.com
Cory Miller is a former newspaper journalist turned full-time Internet entrepreneur. In 2008, he started iThemes, which builds WordPress software for thousands of customers around the globe. | | Named the 7th fastest growing company in Oklahoma City in 2011 by the Metro 50, iThemes employs 25 people around the globe with headquarters in Edmond, Oklahoma. | | In 2011, he co-founded The Div, Inc, a nonprofit tech foundation aimed at... Read More →


Wednesday January 13, 2016 3:20pm - 4:20pm
Session Room: ICA Stage