We're coming in 2019 right off the bat!
Introducing our fourth WPAZ Meetup all about WooCommerce. You know it. WordPress' beloved eCommerce platform. WooCommerce is growing bigger and bigger. In fact, nearly 30% of all stores online are using WooCommerce as their shopping cart.
So let's get together and discover how to build and grow stores online using WooCommerce!
6:30p - 7:00p -- Food & networking
7:00p - 7:20p -- Announcements
7:20p - 8:00p -- "E-Commerce & Branding Panel"
Matt Adams - Factor1 Studios Founder/CEO
Matt Adams leads Factor1, a Tempe creative agency. Matt brings business leadership in all things web and development. He is a creator of processes, systems, and leader of creative people. Matt is a daddy to twin boys that help keep his house in a very "customized" state of organization.
AJ Morris - Liquid Web WooCommerce Product Manager
AJ Morris is a Product Manager at Liquid Web by day, site and store builder by night, AJ has spent the last decade building anything he can around WordPress. He spends most of his time focusing on helping small business build digital storefronts and web presence. In his free time, he is devoted to his family and spending the weekends at the family cottage.
Tara Wellington - GoDaddy WooCommerce Product Manager
Tara Wellington started her first blog using WordPress in 2008, although she didn’t know it would lead to a career until much later. After attending the University of Richmond for undergrad, she spent 4 years working in marketing and public relations before heading to Georgetown University to get her MBA. At Georgetown, she discovered her love for technology and entrepreneurship - and found a way to put both these passions to work at GoDaddy. Over the last 5 years at GoDaddy, she has worked in product management focused on hosting products and overall customer experience. Most recently, she has moved back to the WordPress team to improve GoDaddy’s integration with WooCommerce. When she is not obsessing over eCommerce customer experience at GoDaddy, she spends most of her time hiking and traveling with her husband, 11-month-old, and two rescue pups.
John Morrison - Partner at Mode Effect
Serial Entrepreneur, John has founded several companies. Morrison Consulting LLC to name one and currently partnering the charge at Mode Effect. John is an E-Commerce industry leader with over 15 years of E-Commerce consulting experience.
8:00p - 8:30p -- Flex/Networking
After-hangs -- Phoenix Public Market or Grand Central Coffee??