Meet Some WordCamp Vegas 2015 Speakers.

Taylor McCaslin

Taylor McCaslin is a Technical Product Manager living in Austin, Texas. He currently works at WP Engine, a managed hosting platform for websites and apps built with WordPress. WordPress has been Taylor’s platform of choice for over 5 years. He even paid his way through college by freelancing as a WordPress developer!

Josh Pollock

Josh, is the owner of, and a developer for CalderaWP, makers of fine WordPress plugins including URL Builder, the visual editor for WordPress permalinks and Caldera Forms, a drag and drop, responsive form builder. He is also a weekly contributor to Torque Magazine, and the community manager and contributing developer for Pods.

Kimberly Shivler

Kimberly (Kim) Shivler, M.Ed. has been a technical trainer and writer for over 20 years. Her business experience includes computer network and database administration, technical training and writing, project management, and web development Aside from being a serial entrepreneur, she also worked for large corporations including Tivoli, an IBM company, where she was part of the worldwide technical sales and marketing team. After surviving the tech burst in 2000, Kim decided to try something different, and in 2002, along with another friend from Tivoli, she went into the spa industry getting her aesthetician license and owning day spas and a skincare clinic.

Michael Tieso

Michael Tieso is a Developer Advocate at WooThemes. He is a representative to the developer community helping to win the hearts and minds regarding the WooCommerce platform. When he’s not online, you’ll often find him traveling around the world.

More WordCamp Tickets Added.

You asked for them, you got them. We added more tickets that are available as of August 12th, 2015. That’s today! In addition to additional tickets, we have announced all of our WordCamp Vegas 2015 Speakers and posted the WordCamp Vegas 2015 Speaker Schedule. Next week, we’re going to start introducing each speaker and their sessions.

Meet Some Speakers!

Keynote: Ben Fox of

ben-fox-sidekickpro Ben has been building a business with WordPress for three years and in that time has merged his passion for education with a love of technology. In 2012 he co-founded of FlowPress, a WordPress focused development agency as well as His current project is the Sidekick platform which provides real-time, guided help and learning from right inside the WordPress dashboard.

Shayda Torabi of WPEngine

shayda-torabi-wp-engine-speaker Shayda Torabi is a storyteller, digital marketer, and lover of all things WordPress. From the people to the platform, she’s been using WordPress since 2004 and hasn’t looked back. Working at WP Engine as part of their Marketing team, Shayda focuses on building authentic relationships with the amazing people who make up the WordPress community. Having been to over 30 WordCamps all over the world from Sevilla to Chicago to San Francisco, one thing has remained constant, the generosity of the people of WordPress. She likes loud music, iced coffee and chronicles her life adventures through her food blog,

Steve Zehngut of Zeek Interactive

Steve Zehngut Steve founded Zeek Interactive in 1995 and he has been the creative technologist behind the Huntington Beach based company since its inception. Under his direction, Zeek has grown from an apartment bedroom to one of Southern California’s leading WordPress and mobile development shops.

Steve is the organizer of the OC WordPress Meetup and has helped build the community to over 1,300 members. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has taught interactive courses at UC Irvine, USC, the American Film Institute, and Cal State Long Beach. Steve has a BA in Film from Cal State Northridge.

Matt Cromwell of WordImpress!

Matt is Head of Support and Brand Ambassador at He and the WordImpress team also serve as WordPress Community Consultants for Media Temple.

He’s the author of many free WordPress plugins, a popular blogger at, an Admin of the Advanced WordPress Facebook group, Lead Organizer of the San Diego WordPress Meetup, and a frequent WordCamp speaker and attender.

WordCamp Vegas Schedule Is Now Up!

Exciting News Everyone. The 2015 WordCamp Vegas Schedule2015 has been published and our organization team is very excited to bring WordCamp Vegas 2015 to you this year at the inNEVation Center. We’ve picked a wonderful group of WordCamp Speakers and we hope you are ready to learn more about WordPress.

Tickets On Sale

You can still purchase tickets for WordCamp Vegas 2015 for both days, or for a single day of WordCamp. We’re looking forward to having both days jetpack’d with information and opportunities to make some new partnerships.

Hotel Information

Hotel information can be found on the location page. Of course you are more than welcomed to stay anywhere you would like. Please keep in mind that ride sharing companies are not available in Nevada. We will keep you informed if that changes. Most of the hotels have a shuttle to and from the airport. Each hotel has a taxi cab pick up and drop off center. You’ll need to contact your hotel to find out their locations.

If you need anything, be sure to get in contact with us through our contact page or twitter and Facebook.