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We are a team of makers.

Founded in 2002, EllisLab has seventeen years of experience building applications for the web.

We currently develop ExpressionEngine, a powerful, feature-rich Open Source Content Management System that powers personal sites, to fortune 100 companies, to educational institutions, to everything in between.

EllisLab also offers a range of client services and tech support in order to help our community of ExpressionEngine users succeed.

EllisLab Team
Seth Barber

Seth Barber

Senior Software Engineer

Seth is a programmer in Salem, Oregon. He is a husband, father, Sunday School teacher, avid reader, loves board games, appreciates fine stationery, and collects fountain pens.

Kevin Cupp

Kevin Cupp

Senior Software Engineer

Kevin Cupp is a software writer from Blacksburg, Virginia. Since learning HTML in 5th grade, Kevin has gone on to making websites and iOS apps for clients, and now has been making ExpressionEngine for the past 7 years. He also works on products to help people with their email.

When not writing software, you can find Kevin spending time with his wife and newborn baby, playing guitar, doing freelance videography, collecting movie props, attending Phish shows, and going to Docker meetups.

James Mathias

James Mathias

Chief Creative Officer

Hopelessly in love and devoted to his wife of twenty-two years, their three sons, & daughter.

For the last eighteen years James has dedicated himself to helping make the Internet better.

Previously he bound books, landed hot air balloons, slung bird seed and changed your oil.

You’ll always find him at leihu.com, where he draws, writes and shares too much.

Robin Sowell

Robin Sowell

Development Liaison

Robin got involved with EllisLab products in 2002, using pMachine Pro to build a personal site.  Since then, her casual interest in web development has grown into an obsession.  She’s now a fair hand at PHP and MySQL and enjoys nothing more than seeing what new tricks ExpressionEngine can be coaxed into performing.

Jordan Ellis

Jordan Ellis

Software Engineer

Jordan was genetically engineered to be a software nerd. He started coding at age 13, founded his own software company at 16, and currently takes on a variety of tasks at EllisLab. In his spare time, he writes film style orchestral music, plays ping pong, and enjoys choking people out in Jiu Jitsu.

Derek Jones

Derek Jones

Chief Technology and Operations Officer

Derek is the son of a humble master craftsman who taught him to make and fix things for others and to take pride in what most don’t consider important. A former video producer from Illinois, Derek now calls the beautiful Pacific Northwest home. Derek has been making software from age six, when he and his father would copy BASIC programs from a magazine into the family’s magical 16-bit TI-99/4a replete with speech synthesizer. SAVE OLD CS1 little buddy, SAVE OLD CS1.

Rick Ellis

Rick Ellis

Founder & CEO

Rick Ellis has a diverse background in media technology, having worked in creative and technical capacities on interactive projects for Disney, to feature films for Oliver Stone, and almost every kind of web-based project in-between. EllisLab is the culmination of his passion for the internet and a desire to enable people to use it in meaningful ways.

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Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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