Matt Mullenweg, the founder of the popular blogging platform WordPress, will be in Hong Kong. This is a blog post dedicated as a tribute to him and his creation, which SEO Hong Kong is currently configured to. For those who are unaware, Matt Mullenweg is also one of the 25 most influential people on the Web, PC World’s Top 50 People on the Web, and Inc.com’s 30 under 30 . That’s owing to the software he built which now has 13 million users worldwide and read by hundreds of millions regularly.
Mullenweg will give talks in a couple of gatherings on April 7. First will be organized by the American Chamber of Commerce moderated by Thomas Crampton. Topics will include:
# How Silicon Valley thrives on college drop-outs launching companies
# How to build a community business
# How blogs change media, business and communication
# The newest and key online media trends emerging from Silicon Valley
HKUST Business School Central
Rm 1501-02, 15/F HK Club Bldg
3A Chater Road Central, Hong Kong
April 7 from 12-2pm
The second gathering for the day is Web Wednesday, which is hosted by Palava Digital’s Napoleon Biggs. This will probably the first time Web Wednesday will not take place on a Wednesday. Events start at around 7pm around Central. Entrance fees would be cheaper for this gathering: HK$100 for non-students and HK$50 for students.
The Bare, Naked Realities of Blogging
38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central