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WP Engine Expands Global Presence with New Office in Brisbane
[October 17, 2017]

WP Engine Expands Global Presence with New Office in Brisbane


WP Engine, the leading WordPress digital experience platform, today announced the opening of its new office in Brisbane to further support the company's surging customer base across Australia and New Zealand.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171017006719/en/

WP Engine announces the opening of its Brisbane office to support the company's surging customer bas ...

WP Engine announces the opening of its Brisbane office to support the company's surging customer base across Australia and New Zealand. The Brisbane office is the latest addition in the company's global expansion. (Photo: Business Wire)

Expected to more than double its customer base and significantly invest in employee growth over the next three years, the Brisbane office is the latest addition in the company's global expansion, following the opening of offices in London (2015) and Limerick, Ireland (2016).

"Today, we are embarking on an exciting new chapter in WP Engine's international expansion," said Mary Ellen Dugan, Chief Marketing Officer at WP Engine. "Brisbane is the perfect place for us to continue to build out our global footprint and be closer to our customers. We are energized by the opportunity to partner with the community, government and business leaders to build local talent and advance the local tech ecosystem."

WP Engine is the leader in powering digital experiences built on WorPress, delivering more than 500,000+ experiences that five percent of the online world visit every day. Across 130 countries, 70,000+ customers ranging from individuals and startups to multinational corporations and global agencies trust WP Engine including AMD (News - Alert), Bauer Media, Brickworks, Carsales.com.au, Casella Family Brands the makers of [yellow tail] wine, Elephant Room, iSelect, Metcash, New Relic, Penguin Random House Australia, Under Armour and XERO.

"I'd like to personally welcome WP Engine to Brisbane," said Curtis Pitt, Queensland Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment. "WP Engine was impressed with the strong local talent pool of skilled ICT staff and the pipeline of talent graduating from Queensland's Universities. The company brings an entrepreneurial spirit to Brisbane and their new office is a terrific investment that helps propel the local technology community forward."

"We are pleased to extend an official welcome to WP Engine," said Peta Ellis, Chief Executive Officer at River City Labs. "WP Engine choosing River City Labs as its first Australian based office is a testament to the positive global reach we have. Surrounded by a community of startups and entrepreneurs, it's great to see WP Engine in our space of innovative thinkers."


For more information on the new roles with WP Engine in Brisbane, please visit: https://wpengine-careers.com/office-location/brisbane/.

With WP Engine, Australian agencies and brands can build remarkable digital experiences quickly and easily; deliver those experiences with greater speed (via Australia-based data centers with our tech partners Amazon Web Services and Google (News - Alert) Cloud Platform), security, and reliability; gain insights to improve the digital experience and the business impact; and extend their digital and marketing hub with open integrations using best-of-breed solutions.

CUSTOMER QUOTES

"Few companies have invested into and forged as strong a path in helping power digital experiences on WordPress as WP Engine," said Rob Stinson, Marketing Manager at XWP. "Their influence on the wider WordPress ecosystem is well known, and we are finding their commitment to the enterprise space equips us to move with confidence, knowing that our clients' infrastructure is well managed and ready to grow with them. We truly value their team and their dedication to the technology that brings us together."

"With Vegepod's success in the Shark Tank grand finale, it was crucial that our website was able to cope with the sudden influx of interest and sales. Fortunately, by working with Elephant Room and WP Engine, the website easily handled the traffic influxes and the experience for thousands of new Vegepod users was a positive one," said Matt Harris, CEO and Founder of Vegepod.

About WP Engine

WP Engine is the world's leading WordPress digital experience platform that gives enterprises and agencies the agility, performance, intelligence, and integrations they need to drive their business forward faster. WP Engine's combination of tech innovation and an award-winning team of WordPress experts are trusted by over 70,000 companies across 130 countries to provide counsel and support, helping brands create world-class digital experiences. Founded in 2010, WP Engine is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and has offices in San Francisco, California; San Antonio, Texas; London, England; Limerick, Ireland and Brisbane, Australia.


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