Born in Germany, grown up in the Netherlands and got stock in Indonesia. Developing plugins in air-conditioned rooms or fight bugs surrounded rice fields.

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Niels Lange in AmsterdamFirst contact with WordPress 2.0 in 2005. After years of abstinence rediscovered WordPress 4.0 in 2014. Translation Contributor since the first quarter of 2015 and Plugin Contributor since the second quarter of 2015. Also, since 2015 WordCamp Organiser, WordCamp Speaker and WordPress.tv Contributor. Got hired by Automattic in 2017 and became a Core Contributor in 2018.