Jan Cavan Boulas

Designer / 2 Years at Automattic / Image Editor: Photoshop / Code Editor: Sublime Text / Irvine, CA, USA

WordPress’ Open Source solution is important because it removed the barriers to entry for thousands of developers and designers to contribute and grow their careers in web development. As a result, entire tangential businesses have been formed from paid plugins to theme directory providers.

๐ŸŒŽ Needs

More content distribution platforms focusing on discovering people with great content but don’t have a large following.

๐ŸŒ Wants

Compassion and selflessness.

๐Ÿ‘ Talk

๐Ÿ“ฑ Products

Rice Cooker / It’s convenient for cooking rice and other types of food, cheap, and a no-brainer to use.

The iPhone / Intuitive. My parents who live overseas figured out how to use FaceTime video and audio all on their own.


Jan is a designer and illustrator whose work has been featured in several publications online and offline. When not trying to help make the Web a better place, she can be found taking off on an impulse adventure, experimenting in the kitchen, or playing badminton.

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