Dear Ravi,

Congratulations and welcome!

Best wishes.

On Sunday 21 September 2014 01:25 PM, Jayanta Nath wrote:

Dear Members of Wikimedia India Chapter,

It is my pleasure to announce Ravishankar Ayyakkannu as the Program Director of Wikimedia India Chapter.

He was involved in various projects of the movement that dealt with the State Government of Tamilnadu and multinational firms like Google. His experiences working for the movement have been featured in media including The New York Times and BBC. He has served as the General Council member of the International Forum for Information Technology in Tamil. He is also actively involved in promoting Free and Open Source projects and Free Culture movements in Tamil.

Ravishankar completed his graduation from Nanyang Technical University, Singapore and Technical University of Munich, Germany and later worked as a researcher for the Leiden University in The Netherlands.He has been working as an independent Web development consultant.

The Interview committee consisting of Sudhanwa Jogalekar (Past president) , Navin Francis ( Past Secretory), Moksh Juneja (President) and myself were honored to be part of this efficient, effective, and enlightening process.

Ravishankar joined Wikimedia India on 20th September 2014 as Program Director. He will be based in Bangalore. His primary roles are supporting community members in organizing and executing the various chapter programs, strategic planning for the chapter, mentoring interns and devise success measurement metrics for community projects.

Please join me in officially welcoming Ravishankar Ayyakkannu to Wikimedia India Chapter!

Jayanta Nath


Wikimedia India Chapter

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