Helen Hou-Sandí


Helen is a lead developer for WordPress and the Director of Platform Experience at 10up, where she is sponsored to contribute to the WordPress open source software project full-time. As a lead developer, she focuses on bigger picture decisions and feature planning, along with writing and reviewing code across a variety of components and languages.

My Sessions

How to Get More than Code into Your OSS Project

CANCELLED – Unfortunately due to circumstances out of our control, this session has been canceled. Many OSS projects start with code and revolve around code throughout the contribution process. WordPress is no exception. With its broad spectrum of users, WordPress has learned that there is much more than code when it comes to contributing to […]


(Keynote) Seven Lessons from the Trenches of WordPress

CANCELED : Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, this session has been canceled.   It was a year into my first job as a web developer before I understood what open source software is. Seven years later, I am one of six WordPress lead developers. In that time, the insight gained keeps growing: about […]