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nopCommerce Most Valuable Persons

A nopCommerce MVP (Most Valuable Person) is an exceptional, independent community leader who shares passion, technical expertise, and knowledge with others, and who represents the spirit of the community. These individuals actively support others on our forums, contribute code, assist with the product localization, write helpful blog posts, organize community events, share best practices and much more!

Our MVP Award is the way to recognize the most active community members. Each year, at our annual conference nopCommerce Days, we will award MVPs of the past year.

Benefits of being an MVP

  • Free participation in nopCommerce Days, our annual conference
  • Recognition of achievements at nopCommerce Days
  • Recognition on the nopCommerce official website
  • Invitations to speaking opportunities at nopCommerce Days
  • Official developer certification for free

What does it take to become an MVP

There are many ways to demonstrate your enthusiasm and become an MVP. Some main activities include:

  • Active participation in nopCommerce forum discussions, responding to users’ questions
  • Code contribution
  • Product and community localization, such as creation of local community sites, organization of community meetups
  • Improve our documentation
  • Official documentation translation: if our documentation is not yet translated into your native language, you’re very welcome to help with it. Your name or your company's name and official URL will be placed in the footer of the translated documentation portal (home page). This portal has about 12,000 unique visitors each month, so it would be a great promotional source for you
  • Creation and sharing valuable content through blogs and social networks
  • Speaking about nopCommerce at conferences and different professional events
  • Organization of educational webinars
  • Development of plugins and themes
  • Creation of education materials, e.g. recording podcasts and screencasts, writing books
  • Other forms of nopCommerce evangelism, such as support and promotion on third-party sites (e.g. StackOverflow, Quora, etc.), training services, getting in touch with local influencers, etc.

An MVP Selection Process Details

We’ll be rewarding new MVPs each year at our annual conference nopCommerce Days. The selection will be done a month prior to the event and will be based on evaluation of the previous year’s contributions to the nopCommerce community.

Our current MVPs

Eduardo Adame

Location: Mexico City
Forum username: Tecnofin

Eduardo has more than 30 years of experience providing services in e-Commerce and e-Banking. He is founder and CEO of Tecnofín which has developed over 300 web stores in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru and the USA.


Location: New York, USA
Forum username: New York

Owner of nopTools, where you will find leading edge extensions and productivity tools for nopCommerce.

Lavish Kumar

Location: New York, USA
Forum username: L.K
Url: Striving programmers

By profession, he is a software programmer / web developer, graphic designer & DBA. He is passionate about technology and electronic gadgets. He enjoys writing tech articles and developing web applications.

Krunal Jariwala

Location: India
Forum username: nopAccelarate

Founder of Xcellence-IT, specializing in nopCommerce customization and plugin development. He has an active interest in strategic IT consulting, website performance & conversion optimization, eCommerce and cloud technologies.

Atul Rungta

Atul Rungta

Location: India
Forum username:

Atul is one of founders and owner at He is a workaholic guy with around 9+ years of expertise in Software Development, Business Development, Research and Consulting. Being passionate in software programming he is also a big nopCommerce fan. He strongly believes in "Learn and Grow" and his goal is to establish nopAdvance as leading nopCommerce solution partner.

Andrew Macdonald

Location: Sydney, Australia
Forum username: Yidna

Andrew started writing code in the early 1980’s. Back then we were using Microsoft ‘C’ on XT PC’s and Digital MicroVAX’s to develop realtime process control systems for heavy industry. Over the last 9 years I have been using nopCommerce to develop a range of custom website solutions for the entertainment industry and community not for profit organisations.

Anik Saha

Location: Bangladesh
Forum username: anik1991

I started my career as Mobile Application Developer in 2013. Till then I have worked on different technologies. Now working on the Mvc5 application. I have developed multiple eCommerce web application and API using Mvc5, Wep Api 2 and nopCommerce. I am a big fan of nopCommerce. I always try to learn new technologies. Currently I am working in BrainStation-23 and working with nopCommerce Mobile and Web Team.

Lam Woon Cherk

Location: Kluang, Johor, Malaysia
Forum username: wooncherk

Owner of panoRazzi, a Malaysian web development firm. Also blogs about nopCommerce at Pro nopCommerce.

Milen Kovachev

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Forum username:

As one of the founders of, Milen's main role has been to establish the company as the leading vendor of nopCommerce themes and plugins.

Boyko Bonev

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Forum username:

As one of the founders of, Boyko leads the plugin development team, who play a vital role in the success of the company by producing the fabulous plugins, every theme comes with. Boyko considers himself a software craftsman and always strives for perfection.

Stefan Hristov

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Forum username:

Stefan is one of the founders of and the lead of the team producing the amazing themes. The company has been working with nopCommerce since version 1.65 and has seen through the release of more than 30 nopCommerce themes and an equal number of plugins, bundled in complete e-commerce solutions.

Peter Mitchell

Location: Newcastle, UK
Forum username: petemitch

Peter Mitchell is full-time web developer with an interest in eCommerce and a passion for learning new technologies. He likes nopCommerce, nice food and good beer (but not necessarily in that order).

Andy McKenna

Location: Grand Rapids, MI USA
Forum username: AndyMcKenna

I'm a web developer in the manufacturing industry. I also enjoy ice hockey and video games.

John Baluka

Location: St. Louis, Missouri

John is an independent developer with over 25 years of experience. John tends to focus on projects that use nopCommerce, and he also uses nopCommerce as a reference architecture for new developers. John will give a price for a project, not an hourly rate, along with a bug-free guarantee.

Hezy Ziv

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Forum username: hezyz

Day job: Attorney, started programming 15 years ago as a hobby and can't stop since then. Own several commercial websites.

Bruce Leggett

Location: United States
Forum username: breakskater

Bruce Leggett is a successful entrepreneur with a passion for eCommerce, enterprise, and social network application development.

Blake Smith

Location: Idaho Falls, USA
Forum username: SilhouetteBS

Owner of Silhouette Web Solutions. Specialize in eCommerce, site design & development, mobile sites, inbound marketing, and local SEO.

Shahdat Hosain

Location: Bangladesh
Forum username: shahdat45ict

Senior Software Engineer, skilled in .NET technologies, developed multiple eCommerce web applications. Experienced in ERP integration, other platforms migration into nopCommerce.

Krzysztof Pająk

Location: Krakow, Poland
Forum username: nop4you

Founder of Our portfolio has a lot of products and still rising! With our extensions and integrations you may create a web store based on nopcommerce and and focus only on the sales.

Patryk Porabik

Patryk Porabik

Location: Krakow, Poland
Forum username: nop4you

Marketing Manager in Enthusiast of e-commerce, especially marketing automation, exploring the behavior and experience of users and social media. In free time developing stores and websites.

Ron Palmer

Location: Devon, United Kingdom
Forum username: XtremeCommerce

I am an entrepreneur with a passion for Ecommerce and work on nopCommerce full time helping businesses get started online, also providing Bootstrap Themes and Plugins for the nopCommerce community, along with being a Foster Carer helping less fortunate children find their way in life.

Paul Knopf

Location: Bradenton, FL, USA
Forum username: theonlylawislove

Paul, 22, is a freelance web developer (hire me?) who has been developing since he could remember (html and homestead/geocities, lol). He has contributed to many open source projects including n2cms and dashcommerce (before nopcommerce became what it is today).

Olga Yegorov

Location: Israel, Holon
Forum username: olga_zov

Founder of “Credo Technologies”, a pioneer in the nopCommerce technology. Today Credo is on top of the leading companies in the development of modules and web sites based NopCommerce.

Hayden Smith

Location: Peebles , Scotland
Forum username: haydie

I'm a serial workaholic - Web Developer, Construction Professional (c'mon, who wants to spend all day in front of a computer ? ) graphic designer, an avid gardener and a dad. Love mountain biking and walking in the Scottish hills and mountains especially around my home town . Oh, and I'm a long time lover of nop!

Đỗ Anh Tuấn

Location: Hà Nội, Việt Nam
Forum username: ima9ines

I'm a front-end web developer. I like to work with CMS and eCommerce.


Location: Virginia, United States
Forum username: Tim2376

Timothy is an engineering student at the University of Virginia who enjoys web design and development. He is an entrepreneur and a big Nopcommerce fan.

Vipul Dumaniya

Location: India
Forum username: vipul.dumaniya

I am the owner of Satyanam Info Solutions , I have more the 4 years of experience only on NopCommerce based projects. We have a team for more than 15 developers working only on Nop based projects from last 4 years.

Md. Minul Islam Sohel

Location: Bangladesh
Forum username: Sohel

He is a Software Engineer at BrainStation-23 Ltd, skilled in .NET technologies, developed multiple eCommerce web applications and migrated other platforms into nopCommerce. He is a big nopCommerce fan. This is all about him, looking forward to update himself with the latest updating technologies smile emoticon. Sometime funny-Sometime serious mood keeps changing, but attitude remains same.

Tomáš Horváth

Location: Czech Republic
Forum username: tomashorvath

Tomas is a developer and consultant from Czech Republic. He is interested in .NET and agile development techniques. He is actively write about Nopcommerce and try to help to Czech community. Primarily, He try to mediate integration between nopCommerce and common Czech E-Commerce services.

Ben Foster

Location: UK
Forum username: retroviz

Ben has been developing applications on the .net platform for a number of years. He runs Retroviz, a UK based development company, specializing in web based solutions, particularly eCommerce. Ben is a technology enthusiast and promoter of lean development practices. When he's not working he's probably blogging.