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Thomas Griffin

Co-Founder OptinMonster
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  • Co-founder of OptinMonster.

  • Started using WordPress in 2009 and has over 14 years of WordPress experience including developing WordPress plugins and software applications.

  • Highly respected software developer, well-known for his ability to scale website apps for high traffic sites. His software, OptinMonster, serves billions of pageviews every month.

  • WordPress Core Contributor and Lead Developer of TGM Plugin Activation library.


Thomas Griffin is an expert WordPress developer and co-founder of OptinMonster along with several other popular WordPress plugins. He started building WordPress websites in 2009 and is known for building scalable solutions. He's proficient in PHP, JavaScript, React, SysOps, and Front-End / Back-end web development.

Thomas graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Business Management and Administration. He has been developing websites since his college days which led him to pursue a career in web development and creating his own software business.

Over the years, Thomas has been a featured speaker at many WordPress events including WordCamp Raleigh, WordCamp Asheville, WordCamp Grenville, among others.

Aside from OptinMonster, Thomas has been involved in the development of numerous popular WordPress plugins including TrustPulse, WPForms, SearchWP, and more.

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