Dear Vishnu,

Great news! Look forward to working with you :)

Best,
Noopur


On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:27 AM, Subhashish Panigrahi <
subhash...@cis-india.org> wrote:

> My heartiest congratulations Vishnu!
>
> We all are waiting here to welcome you to the office. It would be a great
> time to work with you and take this movement to a new level.. ;)
>
> Best!
> Subha
>
> On 29-Jan-2013, at 1:17 AM, Jessie Wild <jw...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
> Congratulations, Vishnu! We are looking forward to working with you
> further.
>
> As a participant in the interviewing process from WMF, I wanted to extend
> a _HUGE_ thank you and congratulations to CIS for conducting such an open
> and extensive hiring process. They had quite the challenge before them, and
> I am impressed with their commitment to transparency and collaboration
> through the process. Nice work to Jadine especially for updating us all on
> what was happening!
>
> Also, thank you to ALL OF YOU who helped in participating in the process!
> Adethya Sudarsanan (volunteer), Arun  Ramarathnam (Wikimedia India
> representative) and Nitika Tandom (from CIS Access to Knowledge team) in
> particular invested much time and energy into screening
> candidates. Also, to all the community members who helped on the online
> planning process: thanks for your feedback and participation.
>
> Finally, it would be great to gather as a community how this process went.
> Perhaps we could set up a page similar to one designed in Brazil to capture
> both the process and the learnings?
> Let me know if you think that would be helpful; I can set up the link
> unless one of you beats me to it (and please feel free to:)!
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Brazil_Program/Community_Hiring_Process
>
> I'm excited to see and learn from what India continues to contribute to
> the movement.
>
>
> Best,
> Jessie
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 7:47 AM, Vishnu t <visdav...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Dear Santhosh, Arnav, Niraj, Sundar, Adethya and Friends,
>>
>> Thank you for your wishes. I am excited to working with you all and look
>> forward to your support and cooperation.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Vishnu
>>
>>
>> On 28 January 2013 19:34, Adethya Sudarsanan <adethyas...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Welcome Home, Vishnu. Wish you a great tenure.
>>>
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Adethya Sudarsanan.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 28 January 2013 17:17, BalaSundaraRaman <sundarbe...@yahoo.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Congrats and welcome, Vishnu Vardhan!
>>>>
>>>> - Sundar
>>>>
>>>> "That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a
>>>> medium for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
>>>> - George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture
>>>>
>>>>   ------------------------------
>>>> *From:* Jadine Lannon <jad...@cis-india.org>
>>>> *To:* Wikimedia India Community list <
>>>> wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>
>>>> *Sent:* Monday, January 28, 2013 12:14 PM
>>>> *Subject:* Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Results of the Programme Director
>>>> hiring for CIS's A2K programme
>>>>
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I'm sorry for not including this in the original post. Here is a brief
>>>> introduction to T. Vishnu Vardhan:
>>>>
>>>> Starting in February 2013, T. Vishnu Vardhan will be Programme Director
>>>> of CIS's Access to Knowledge programme at the New Delhi office. Prior to
>>>> this position, he was the Senior Development Officer for the Sir Ratan Tata
>>>> Trust (SRTT), a position that he has help since 2007. His experience spans
>>>> across academics, industry (media) and the not-for-profit sector. Over the
>>>> last 11 years, he has worked in various capacities as a researcher, grant
>>>> manager, teacher, project consultant, information architect and translator.
>>>> Prior to joining CIS, Vishnu managed the Art, Crafts and Culture portfolio
>>>> of the SRTT, where he spent 5 years performing project conceptualization,
>>>> management and assessment of quality and impact in the not-for-profit
>>>> sector.
>>>>
>>>> Vishnu managed more than 30 projects and funds to the tune of Rs. 160
>>>> million. He also anchored SRTT’s automation and knowledge management
>>>> activities.  Vishnu worked as a Research Coordinator at Centre for the
>>>> Study of Culture and Society (CSCS) in Bangalore where he coordinated the
>>>> online M.A. in Cultural Studies, managed the Library Fellowship programme,
>>>> conceptualized and coordinated national and international workshops and
>>>> short-term courses in Media and Cultural Studies, and helped in building
>>>> academic institutional partnerships.
>>>>
>>>> Vishnu is a superannuated doctoral candidate at the Centre for Media
>>>> Research, University of Ulster and CSCS, Bangalore.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
>>>> Jadine
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 2013-01-28 11:12 AM, Arnav Sonara wrote:
>>>> > That's great, congrats to Mr Vardhan. Can we have a short introduction
>>>> > of him or did I miss that.
>>>> >
>>>> > Thanks,
>>>> > Rangilo Gujarati.
>>>> >
>>>> > On Jan 28, 2013 10:56 AM, "Jadine Lannon" <jad...@cis-india.org
>>>> > <mailto:jad...@cis-india.org>> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >    Hello,
>>>> >
>>>> >    We are pleased to announce the results of the hiring of Programme
>>>> >    Director for CIS's A2K programme. After a lengthy four month
>>>> >    process, Mr. Vishnu Vardhan, who posted his essay onto the mailing
>>>> >    list under the alias Nee Davis, was offered the position on January
>>>> >    13th, 2013, which he has accepted. He will be taking on the
>>>> >    responsibilities of Programme Director in early February, 2013, and
>>>> >    he hopes to be fully transitioned into this position by the end of
>>>> >    February.
>>>> >
>>>> >    The entire CIS team and Mr. Vardhan would like to thank the
>>>> >    Wikimedia community for their interaction and input, particularly
>>>> >    during the public stage of the hiring. We look forwards to working
>>>> >    with you all as the A2K project continues.
>>>> >
>>>> >    Thank you,
>>>> >
>>>> >    Jadine
>>>> >
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