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About Joe:

Joe Simpson has an amazing WordPress story. How he discovered the community – and how his near-death experience formed all of his future involvements is a testimony to both the WordPress community and Joe’s dedication to giving back to it. I always count myself fortunate when our paths cross.

What is your job title?Senior Digital Communications Administrator
What is your company name?Metro Los Angeles
What do you do with WordPress?Manage and implement WordPress solutions for Metro LA, one of the largest transit agencies in the World. By night, I’m Community Deputy, Organizer, Volunteer, and Speaker in WordPress speaking at close to 20 WordCamps in the past three years. The founder and Organizer of WordCamp Santa Clarita 2021, WordPress Santa Clarita Valley and Elementor Santa Clarita Valley Meetups, and an initiative to work with Black-owned businesses and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Describe the WordPress community in just a few words.Empowering. Inspirational. Nurturing/Giving. Lifesaving. Life-altering. Expressive. Learning.