Thank you for all the work you've put into this movement. Best wishes
On 13/07/2016 22:25, Geoff Brigham wrote:
Over the past five years, I’ve been honored to serve as the General Counsel
and Secretary of the Wikimedia Foundation. This job has been amazing, and
In the name of Wikimedia Deutschland, I would like to thank you for
your guidance and support through all the years, and for all the
things you have achieved for the WMF and our movement.
I am looking forward to working with Michelle and Stephen, and wish
you all the best for your
Dear Geoff –
What a beautiful note. YouTube is in for a treat, as you are yourself a
source of trust and stability and safety. The initiatives and examples you
have set will serve Wikimedia for some time to come.
Hi Geoff, I would like to add my personal thanks and appreciation for
the exceptional work you have done in developing and professionalising
the Foundation's legal services over the past five years. Probably most
editors don't realise that the long-term viability of the type of open
Wikimedia Ukraine had a pleasure to work with you and your team closely at
least twice: when we wanted to make sure that our community event logo was
not breaking any rules and when we had a dispute about Wiki Loves Monuments
in Crimea. The last issue was really big to tackle amiably,
I've said that privately earlier this week, I'll reiterate publicly.
Thank you so much for all the work and energy you've put into the movement.
I'm sad we won't get to work much together but really happy you've Landes a
great job at YouTube!
Of course any time you come to France I'd be
It was always great to talk to you, Geofff, I wish you all the best
and hope that from time to time the Wikimedia movement still will
enjoy your advice.
2016-07-14 13:01 GMT+02:00 Michael Jahn :
> Working with you has been a brief but nonetheless great pleasure,
Congratulations Geoff. I've had the good fortune to work with you, and know
that YouTube is getting a good one. Best of luck.
On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 2:27 AM,
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Working with you has been a brief but nonetheless great pleasure, Geoff!
Wishing you all the best for this exciting change!
Leiter Kommunikation & Partnerschaften
Head of Communications & Partnerships
Wikimedia Deutschland e.V. | Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24 | 10963 Berlin
Darn. Just when I was thinking we could finally catch up. Well, it
*will* have to be in France then, or somewhere else where the grass is
green and the sea some shade of blue. Thank you for all the fish.
On 14 July 2016 at 08:48, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Geoff, thank you for your great service!
At least I know we will may continue to work together as in my work I work
a lot with YouTube's teams :)
Good luck to you, to Michelle and Stephen.
Chairperson, Wikimedia Israel
+972-(0)-54-5878078 | http://www.wikimedia.org.il
among many other things said already I think the most profound impact
you made on the whole movement was the reformation of the trademark
licensing policy and the introduction of legal assistance program. Both
immensely important for the community Also your contribution and legal
On 7/13/2016 3:04 PM, Kat Walsh wrote:
Your insight and
guidance, your legal experience, your leadership, and your dedication
to the people and the principles of the movement have all been
invaluable. And your commitment to building the organization and the
people in it means you leave
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