Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-30 Thread Nurunnaby Hasive
+1 Welcome, Damon! On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 10:42 AM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 7:10 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Re: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Template:Staff_and_contractors What's the timeline for re-organizing the current

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-30 Thread Lila Tretikov
Frederico, in simple terms: Product == what (we build) Engineering == how (well we build it) Think of this as an architect and the builder. Both are required to make sure the building is sound. L On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 11:41 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Lila Tretikov,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-30 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-09-29 23:37 GMT+02:00 Risker risker...@gmail.com: On 29 September 2014 16:32, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: [...] (for the lazy ones: «[Damon] spent six years at the Mozilla Corporation, where he grew a small team of 27 people to a team of more than 600 open source

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-30 Thread Wil Sinclair
Hi Damon, looking forward to meeting you. I'd like to welcome you not only to WMF, but to the wikimedia-l list. I encourage you to join the discussions here, even if you feel like you don't have the deep expertise and broad community context that a lot of the big shots who post here may have. I

[Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Lila Tretikov
Dear all, We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling this vital role. Please join us in welcoming him to the team. The VPE role will be crucial to further developing and maintaining the technology that supports

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread James Forrester
On 29 September 2014 13:38, Lila Tretikov l...@wikimedia.org wrote: We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling this vital role. Please join us in welcoming him to the team. ​Welcome, Damon. Looking forward to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Pine W
Thanks for this good news that's timely for Strategic Plan development. Damon, it would be nice if you would set up an IRC office hour for QA with the community. Cheers, Pine On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 10:40 AM, James Forrester jforres...@wikimedia.org wrote: On 29 September 2014 13:38, Lila

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Lila Tretikov, 29/09/2014 19:38: We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling this vital role. Nice to see this long story reach an end. Welcome, Damon. It will be interesting to see the experience from previous

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread MF-Warburg
Can we get to know his username(s)? :) Am 29.09.2014 19:38 schrieb Lila Tretikov l...@wikimedia.org: Dear all, We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling this vital role. Please join us in welcoming him to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-09-29 20:41 GMT+02:00 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com: Lila Tretikov, 29/09/2014 19:38: We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling this vital role. Nice to see this long story reach an end.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Samuel Klein
Good news! Damon, a warm welcome to Wikimedia and to these lists. Sam On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 1:38 PM, Lila Tretikov l...@wikimedia.org wrote: Dear all, We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling this vital

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Johan Jönsson
Welcome Damon. Nice to have you with us. //Johan Jönsson -- http://wikipediabloggen.se måndag 29 september 2014 skrev Lila Tretikov l...@wikimedia.org: Dear all, We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Risker
On 29 September 2014 16:32, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2014-09-29 20:41 GMT+02:00 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com: Lila Tretikov, 29/09/2014 19:38: We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread MZMcBride
Risker wrote: On 29 September 2014 16:32, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: (for the lazy ones: «[Damon] spent six years at the Mozilla Corporation, where he grew a small team of 27 people to a team of more than 600 open source software engineers, technical leads, managers, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Erik Moeller
On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 7:10 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Re: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Template:Staff_and_contractors What's the timeline for re-organizing the current Engineering and Product Development group? End of 2014, the first quarter of 2015, sooner, later?