Meet With 20 Speakers of WordCamp Kathmandu 2019

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wordcamp kathmandu 2019 speakers

As we are getting close to WordCamp Kathmandu, the largest WordPress conference, the organizing team are busy with selecting world-class speakers.

Without much further ado, let’s meet with 12 National and 8 International speakers of WordCamp Kathmandu 2019.

12 National Speakers:

Asmita Subedi

Topic: Smart Practices on Providing Support for your Product


Topic Category: Support

Speaker Bio:
Asmita is a plugin developer and a support engineer at WP Travel Engine. She enjoys solving problems and dedicates her time to perfecting her knowledge about WordPress Plugins. Her ideal day would consist of reading books or traveling with her close friends.

Avinash Kundaliya

Topic: React and WordPress sitting in the tree

Topic Category: Advanced Development

Speaker Bio:
He is a developer with a soft spot for web technologies which talks about front-end engineering, decentralized web or privacy on the web. He likes to keep track of hipster tech and sometimes spend his weekend scratching that itch.

Chitra Raj Bhandari

Topic: Marketing Fundamentals to level up your WordPress Business.

Topic Category: WordPress Business/ Panel Discussion

Speaker Bio:
He is a digital marketing consultant and trainer based in Nepal with proven expertise in search engine optimization, search engine marketing, display advertising, social media marketing, Local SEO, and WordPress Theme, and Plugin marketing combined with strong content writing and editing skills.

Prajan Karmacharya

Topic: Working with WordPress VIP

Topic Category: Trending

Speaker Bio:
Currently working as Team Lead @ EBpearls Pvt Ltd. Before this, his job was to aid other developers with system design and implementation along with the development of custom, often complex WordPress-based solutions along with PHP framework-based solutions.

Qurina Shrestha

Topic: Basic Strategies for Plugin Development

Topic Category: WordPress Design and Development

Speaker Bio:
A computer engineering by training and passion, Qurina Shrestha is a senior WordPress plugin developer at AccessPress Themes as of now and has more than four years of experience in this sector. Her expertise and experience spread throughout WordPress themes and plugin development, CI, PHP and Bonfire (HMVC PHP Framework).

Shrijana Thapa KC

Topic: Do the developers need public speaking skills to boost their career?

Topic Category: Analysis/ WordPress Design and Development

Speaker Bio:
Shrijana Thapa is a Software Engineer and works as a front-end developer at Mandala IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd, a software company based in Pokhara. She came to WordPress by chance and got hooked since then as an active member of WordPress Pokhara. Having almost a decade long of experience in media, she has given trainings on public speaking and used to work at top radio stations of the city.

Rabin Gaire

Topic: Integrating React with WordPress & its API


Topic Category: Advanced Development/Workshop

Speaker Bio:
He is a Software Engineer at Leapfrog Technology working as a front-end developer, He has been in this domain for over 2 years. Working mainly with Javascript Ecosystem, React, Vue and Angular are his jam.

Rakesh Lawaju

Topic: Integrating React with WordPress & its API.

Topic Category: Advanced Development/Workshop

Speaker Bio:
He is a Web developer, trainer and recently an entrepreneur based in Nepal who has been in web field since 2008. He is Co-Founder/ CTO of WEN Solutions, a company primarily develops WordPress plugins and gives WordPress related support. He is also project lead for WP Travel, a WordPress trip, and travel management plugin.

Roshan Gautam

Topic: Integrating React with WordPress & its API

Topic Category: Advanced Development/Workshop

Speaker Bio:
Roshan is the Co-Founder at Brainants Technology Pvt. Ltd has 3 years of experience with React/React Native.

Saloni Mehta

Topic: Breaking Gender Stereotypes as Lady WordPress Developer

Topic Category: Analysis/ WordPress Design and Development

Speaker Bio:
Saloni Mehta is a senior WordPress plugin developer at AccessPress Themes with 4 years of working experience in the field. A computer engineer by education, she has been contributing to the IT sector with her expertise in WordPress and PHP framework.

Saurab Adhikari

Topic: How to create and sell Freemium plugins?

Topic Category: WordPress Design and Development

Speaker Bio:
Saurab Adhikari is a lead plugin developer at https://wptravelengine.com. He is a passionate WordPress developer and an inspired writer at https://saurabadhikari.com.np. He has been contributing to the WordPress community for 4 years with his knowledge, skills, and experiences. Apart from development, he loves to watch sports, listen to music, go hiking, and explore new things and new places.

Suvash Khadka

Topic: Line-up Community and Connectunity

Topic Category: Community

Speaker Bio:
He has been working in the WordPress community since 2012 from small meetups to a large seminar and the International standard conference as WordCamp across the nation. He has also presented 650+( plus) papers in ICT conference across the country and outside border.

8 International Speakers:

Fahad Murtaza

Topic: Automating boring tasks with WP CLI

Topic Category: Advanced Development

Speaker Bio:
He is a software engineer running a software engineering consultancy and a media production house named Gravixar in the UAE and Pakistan. During this time, he has worked on many aspects of WordPress including plugins and theme development and has delivered numerous successful projects using WordPress. He wants to share knowledge with the WordPress community and the software community in general.

M Asif Rahman

Topic: Marketing Fundamentals to level up your WordPress Business.

Topic Category: WordPress Business/ Panel Discussion

Speaker Bio:
M Asif Rahman has proudly appeared in nearly 100 WordCamps all around the world and delivered speeches in over 20 WordCamps. Interestingly, Mr. Asif has retired last year by the age of 34, announcing his retirement via a 10,000-word semi-autobiography in HeroPress.

Mainul Kabir Aion

Topic: Marketing Fundamentals to level up your WordPress Business.

Topic Category: WordPress Business/ Panel Discussion

Speaker Bio:
Mainul is a Data Story Teller and WordPress Content Strategist. He is Passionate about Growth Hacking, Researching, Data Analysis, and Content Marketing. Currently, he is working as the Head of Content & Marketing at weDevs. Mainul always tries to learn new things and take challenges. He loves to help and empower his team members.

Apart from these, Mainul is a Co-organizer of WordPress Dhaka and tries his best to contribute to the open source community. That being said, he has contributed to the WordPress Marketing, Translation and Community team.

Hemant Kumar

Topic: Importance of Colors and Typography in modern webpage design

Topic Category: WordPress Design and Development

Speaker Bio:
Hemant Kumar is a passionate design researcher; brand promoter at Rachna Sikki Hastkala Kendra, Rampur, Madhubani, Bihar. Besides this, he guides students from various design backgrounds in publication design, typography, and web graphics. He loves spending time with Indic Languages and translating.

Rahul D Sarker

Topic: Conversion Optimization for WordPress based Website

Topic Category: WordPress Business

Speaker Bio:
Rahul is a WordPress Developer & Digital Marketing Consultant who helps Startups, Small & Medium Business to solve Technical & Marketing Challenges, empowering them to focus and grow the business. Currently, handing 2 startups and working with few communities very closely. Also, he is a big foodie and self-proclaimed proud solo traveler.

Toby Nieboer

Topic: Remote Working – Why You Should (Or Shouldn’t) Embrace It

Topic Category: WordPress Business

Speaker Bio:
Toby is currently responsible for hiring software engineers at Automattic and was a developer and people leader for nearly a decade before moving into technical recruitment. He is passionate about helping people achieve their goals and dreams, and also about coffee.

Vishal Deshpande

Topic: Setting Up WordPress on Amazon EC2 in minutes

Topic Category: Advanced Development/Workshop

Speaker Bio:
Vishal is the Co-Founder & Product Head at Nestify – A Managed WordPress Hosting Company based out of Texas US. Vishal is an entrepreneur by Brain and Doer by heart. He has 13+ years of experience in Product Development, Web Development, Digital Marketing across various domains. WordPress, product development, growth strategies are the topics he is surrounded with.

Yoav Farhi

Topic: Your First Gutenberg Block

Topic Category: Trending

Speaker Bio:
Yoav Farhi is an Iñtërnâtiônàlizætiønër at Automattic, who works on everything related  i18n (that’s internationalization) and l10n (localization) and of course, translation. A core contributor to WordPress for 10 years now, Yoav works hard to make the web a better place.

Let us know, how excited you are to meet with these 16 world-class speakers in WordCamp Kathmandu 2019 at Bougainvilla Events, Tripureshwor on 16-17 March.

For more: https://2019.kathmandu.wordcamp.org/speakers/