Speaker Spotlight: Chris Flannagan

Chris has been building websites since he was a kid and discovered GeoCities. Now he’s a WordPress engineer with blog contributions, plugin features and more under his belt. He spoke at WordCamp St. Louis, Asheville and WP Campus this year. He loves craft beer, plays in a rock band and his the Director of Digital Technology for Quasar Bio-Tech, Inc.

Chris will be giving a talk titled “Do You Have A Launch Plan?“.


What is your favorite improvement to WordPress this past year?

4.5 was a great release. The editor has seen some real nice features added, also a fan of wp_add_inline_script()

Why did you decide to speak at WordCamp Montreal?

#Carl2016

What is your talk going to be about?

Having a launch plan

What is the one thing you want people to walk away with from your talk?

Any tidbit that helps their launches go smoother means my talk served its purpose.

Who in the WordPress community inspires you? Who do you follow?

Carl Alexander, Roy Sivan, Chris Wiegman and Josh Pollock are some of my favorites to follow.

What new feature would you like to see in the future?

Complete REST API endpoints and all in core