Hi Kat This is good. But why not to look for a CTO?
Designing a CTO's profile and putting it in a CEO's profile is a big challenge. This can happen but means also to have a big change of the vision of WMF. Kind regards Il 22/Feb/2016 19:12, "Kat Walsh" <k...@mindspillage.org> ha scritto: > On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 2:03 AM, George Herbert > <george.herb...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > One phrase I see used quite often is "sometimes we need to break a few > eggs." For those who are not native american english speakers, this is > referring to the need to move beyond shifting things around into breaking > things apart, letting people go who may not fit in the new plan, stopping > things outright, etc. The eggs - people, projects, structures, policies, > assumptions - need to partly go away - be broken - in order to reform. > > > > Lila's vision here clearly calls the change campaign out as having > explicitly intended to break eggs. > > > > It further suggests strongly that this was the Board of Trustees' > intention in hiring her, and that they agreed with breaking those eggs. > > I left the board during the search process, but remained on the search > committee. So while I cannot know what the board was thinking after > her tenure began, I can say that the search committee was not looking > for a "turnaround CEO"--at least to my understanding we were looking > for someone who would be able to execute better on some of the areas > (particularly engineering) where we wanted to make more improvements > but hadn't. > > (Which would naturally involve some change--but sweeping reforms were > not envisioned; part of why Sue stepped down when she did was that she > felt the organization was basically stable and could be smoothly > handed off. It is certainly possible for someone to come in and decide > that was a wrong assessment, but it wasn't what the committee had been > looking for.) > > -Kat > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>