Ron Severdia

Ron Severdia

Product | Creative | Author | Speaker | Tech Innovator

San Francisco, California

Areas of Expertise:

  • Creative
  • eBooks
  • User Experience Design
  • UI Design
  • Product Development
  • Web Publishing
  • App Development
  • CMS
  • Big data
  • Joomla
  • Shakespeare
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • training
  • writing
Ron Severdia served as Chief Product Officer and co-founder of the award-winning eBook company Metrodigi in the San Francisco Bay Area and has been a Creative Director on interactive branding projects-from web sites and brand identities to interactive campaigns-for clients such as HP, Verizon, Electronic Arts, Yahoo!, Visa,, and Apple. His prior experience includes stints as a Senior Designer and then Creative Director at Young & Rubicam, DDB, Glow, and Landor Associates. Fluent in several languages, he worked for seven years in Europe, where he won several awards for successful creative work. Ron has been using Joomla since 2006 to build sites for companies, large and small, including a worldwide branding site for Citibank and a Big Data portal for eBay.

Using Joomla! Using Joomla!
by Jennifer Gress, Ron Severdia
Second Edition June 2014
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Using Joomla Using Joomla
by Ron Severdia, Kenneth Crowder
December 2009

Webcast: Get Up and Running with Joomla 3!
October 28, 2014
Whether your converting from a older Joomla version or starting a new Joomla 3 website, Ron Severdia and Jennifer Gress will guide you through an overview of the process for installation, migration, and template updates/customizations.

"This most excellent book shows you how to build a website in a short period of time. More importantly, if you read this book from cover to cover, you'll discover the benefits of a content management system by converting to an existing site."
--John R. Vacca,