Svetlana Siewert is an IT-systems engineer from Russia and has been living in Austria for over 8 years. She has been using WordPress for the last 5 years. She loves WordPress, mathematics, mountain biking (actively), icehockey (watching) and being creative. Before she came to WordPress and web-design, she worked as business analyst and IT-project-manager in different international banks (EBRD, UniCredit etc.).
Martin Sternsberger is one of the WP-Stars (wp-stars.com), an internet agency fully dedicated to WordPress. Martin is „online” since 1984. In 1996, he founded one of the first internet agencies in Austria, consulting clients like Mercedes-Benz, Eckes-Granini, Suzuki, Gabor Shoes, Prefa, etc. and successfully sold that company in 2010. Prior to that he was head of software development (car access) at SkiData, an Austrian-based, international high-tech company.
Besides that Martin is partner of the consulting company MAS (http://mas-ltd.at). His consulting focus is on digital business transformation, innovation, lean startup methods and management of technology projects. He empowers executives and their teams through personal executive coachings and team trainings.
Martin holds an International Executive MBA and is a trained coach and instructor. He is an Austrian citizen, lives in Vienna, and speaks German and English.
Denise Van De Cruze has been building Web Sites for over 20 years and is passionate about empowering people through technology. She loves coffee and travel and lives in Vienna. Through her travels, she has visited and learned from many thriving WordPress communities around the world.
Denise is an organizer of WordCamp Vienna and builds WordPress sites through her company, Girlbot.
Martin Mucha was born in Vienna, has an email address since 1985, has done his first web-project in 1995 for an international organization, and works with PHP-based Open-Source Contentmanagement Systems since 1999. He experimented with Midgard, b2/cafelog – an ancestor of WordPress –, Typo3, and WordPress. Martin was one of the founders of the “Electronic-Business Experts” and the “Open-Source Experts” in the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. Martin is a Certified Projectmanager (IMPA/Level C, Scrum) and Trainer. He is specialized in Intranets (Collaboration Systems) and Internet projects – and he loves WordPress!
Stefan Krajczar likes eCommerce and WordPress. (…and ice cream.) He is the founder of “SK Beratung”, a consulting company for eCommerce and Web. In the year 2000 he made his first Website, after the millennial crash didn’t happen. The WordPress spirit got him in 2013.
Before launching a company he was in sales and project management. In 2015 he was one of the co-founders of Appvelox GmbH, a growing career platform.
Stefan is MBA Student at the Donau Universität Krems, E-Commerce Manager and Google AdWords Partner. He is Austrian citizen, lives in Vienna and speaks German & English.
Bruce is an Australian who’s been living in Austria for the last 22 years. He’s an SEO specialist and Website Security Specialist based in Niederösterreich with over 15 years experience with Search Engine Optimisation and Web Application design. He has been using WordPress for the last 5 years and has learnt lots of shortcuts and tricks that he loves passing on to others. Clarifying SEO and online marketing for business owners is his passion. He is an active member of Vienna WordPress Meetup where he presented “how to rank first in Google” and presented at Wordcamp Vienna 2015 and volunteered at WordCamp Europe 2016.
Being a Vienna-based graphic designer, I have more than 16 years of professional experience creating all kinds of graphic design projects ranging from layout over corporate design to web design. Additionally, I create (non-business) designs for your personal wedding invitations, birth announcements or thank-you cards.