Catching Up on WP Engine News
Our CEO Heather Brunner appeared on Bloomberg’s “In the Loop” program this morning. For those of you who missed it, we thought we’d share a couple of snippets from her appearance.
Women Should Consider Tech to Build a Career
During this first video, Heather says she finds it fantastic to be a woman in tech, and that you don’t need to be a computer scientist to be in a tech company.
I think there’s never been a better time for women to be in technology than right now.
She also discussed how in the near-term, we at WP Engine are doubling down on building out our platform—our “secret sauce.”
It’s Not Just a Blog It’s Business
This second clip focused on blogs, with Heather arguing that blogs are an essential part of business and communications with all of your audiences. She said:
Blogs are key for bringing out the humanity of your brand.
Heather explained that blogs allow for long-form content, where you can talk about a product launch or an event you have coming up. She also talked about how WordPress is enabling any type of web content imaginable:
WordPress is like a box of legos, you can do anything with it.
In Other WP Engine News…
Heather also recently sat down with Fox Business, where she talked about our growth as a company, women in tech, the recent South by Southwest festival (including our Oasix event), and her work with local Austin startups.
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