About Ski PHP
For a while, several members of the Utah PHP Users Group have been discussing the need for a PHP conference in the western United States. The greater Salt Lake area is home to many large tech companies that rely on PHP for their core business, and it seemed like a great place to have a conference.
Steve Meyers has worked as a PHP and MySQL scalability expert since 1998 at such companies as Omniture (now part of Adobe), Spark Networks, and CrimeReports. He now runs one of the largest independent online communities of college sports fans.
For the last two years, Steve has been a co-organizer of the OpenWest Conference and a core team member of the Utah Open Source Foundation. When he's not too busy with that, he's also the current leader of the Provo Linux User Group.
When not working, H used to spend his spare time singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and attending culinary school, but since the birth of his twins, prefers to stay home and play with them and his wife.