Jake is the Founder, President, and owner of <a href="https:\/\/10up.com">10up<\/a>, a full service agency that makes a better web with finely crafted websites and tools for content creators. Clients include media giants like ESPN & Time, cause-based organizations like TED, JDRF, and World Economic Forum, tech giants like Google & Microsoft, retailers like Walmart and Kate Spade, and universities like Northeastern and University of Maine.\r\n\r\nJake organically grew 10up from a 1 man show (himself!) to over 100 employees with dozens of brand name clients in under 5 years. Today, 10up is recognized as one of the top businesses leveraging WordPress to create great websites and platforms.\r\n\r\nJake has been a writer and expert reviewer for Smashing Magazine, taught WordPress development at Boston University, and has spoken at conferences and programs around the country. He helped organize the first WordCamp Boston in 2010 and founded the WordPress meetups in Providence and Sacramento. He is a core contributor to WordPress, and maintains some of the highest rated plug-ins on the official repository. Cumulatively, they have been downloaded over one million times.