Speaker Spotlight: Andy Brudtkuhl

Andy BrudtkuhlAndy is a web developer from Des Moines, Iowa who came to WordPress after a lot of other work. He gave us a little insight into his work so that you could get to know him better!

Q: How did you get started in your current field?
A: I started my career as a Software Engineer building web applications in ASP.Net for a few startups and then as an independent contractor for enterprises doing backend and front end development. I dabbled in WordPress for about 8 years before doing it full time as a freelancer and now as an employee managing dozens of sites.

Q: Describe your ‘ah ha’ moment about WordPress?
A: When I discovered plugins can do anything.

Q: If you could go back to when you were getting started and give yourself one piece of advice, what would it be?
A: Plugins are where it’s at.

Q: Describe your talk in three sentences or less.
A: Learn how to use tools and processes to improve your workflow to become a better and more efficient WordPress developer.

Q: Who should attend your talk (beginner developer, intermediate content provider, advanced designer, etc)?
A: Beginning developers.

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