Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Final list with candidates for Board of Directors

From: Cédric Villemain <cedric(dot)villemain(at)dalibo(dot)com>
To: Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <ads(at)pgug(dot)de>
Cc: pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Final list with candidates for Board of Directors
Date: 2008-02-20 14:37:46
Message-ID: 47BC3B3A.20403@dalibo.com (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgeu-general
Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum a écrit :
> Hello all,
>
> we have a final list with 6 candidates for the election next sunday in 
> Brussels:
>
> - Magnus Hagander, Sweden, magnus(at)hagander(dot)net (yes)
> - Gabriele Bartolini, Italy, gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)gmail(dot)com (yes)
> - Jean-Paul Argudo, France, jean-paul(at)postgresqlfr(dot)org (yes)
> - Susanne Ebrecht, Germany, miracee(at)miracee(dot)de (yes)
> - Gevik Babakhani, Netherlands, pgdev(at)xs4all(dot)nl (yes)
> - Andreas Scherbaum, Germany, ads(at)pgug(dot)de (yes)
>
> We asked all candidates to send us a short description about her- or 
> himself so that everyone knows a bit about the candidates. Of course, 
> more election campaigns are possible in Brussels *g*
I think it is only for interim, am I right ? So I find awesome to get 
more than the few people needed for starting.
>
> Here are the infos (in no specific order):
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
>
> Magnus is a developer of PostgreSQL, pgAdmin III and other related
> projects and a member of the web- and sysadmin teams for the
> postgresql.org infrastructure. He's been a user of PostgreSQL since 1996
> (yes, it was painful back then), and an active developer and community
> participant since 2003. While currently working as a systems
> adminitstrator, he'll change to a full-time PostgreSQL position in april
> 2008. He's one of the Swedish press-contacts for PostgreSQL.
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)gmail(dot)com>
>
> Gabriele Bartolini has been a Web developer for over 12 years with
> experience in various database management systems (PostgreSQL, MySQL,
> Informix), programming languages (including C, C++ and PHP),
> technologies (including XHTML, CSS, XML, XSLT and Web accessibility).
> Since 1998, he has been actively involved in the open-source community,
> with the development of free software applications such as ht://Dig,
> ht://Check and ht://Miner.
> He has a degree in Statistics and Information Systems (University of
> Florence) but his interests are in data mining and data warehousing
> applied to the web field (web mining).
> Gabriele works for the local City Council of Prato in Tuscany, Italy and
> is also the president of ITPUG, the Italian PostgreSQL Users Group.
> He has studied and lived in Melbourne, Australia for a number of years,
> where he has also worked as a senior software engineer at Hitwise, a
> world leader for competitive intelligence on the web.
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> Jean-Paul Argudo <jean-paul(at)postgresqlfr(dot)org>
>
> Advocate of Open Source since 2000, Jean-Paul promotes actively
> PostgreSQL and founded the PostgreSQLFr.org website in february 2004.
> This was the first step of the PostgreSQLFr non-profit, founded in 2005,
> of which is the vice-President.
>
> He founded Dalibo, the french PostgreSQL dedicated company, in mid-2005,
> helping customers to migrate to PostgreSQL and to use it efficiently,
> thanks to a complete PostgreSQL offer (services, trainings and support).
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> Susanne Ebrecht <miracee(at)miracee(dot)de>
>
> Susanne Ebrecht from Aachen, Germany. On IRC my nick is: miracee  Age:
> 37 years
> I am active at the Open Source community since 1996 and made my first
> steps with PostgreSQL in 1998.
> Since 2000 I am active at the PostgreSQL community.
> Together with Andreas S. and Andreas K. we founded one central German
> group: PGUG (PostgreSQL Usergroup Germany).
> Josh Berkus once called me "one leader of the German community".
> Because of FOSDEM 2007 I got the idea of the European User group and
> shared this idea with others.
> I was one of the main founder of this group and leaded the group during
> the first months.
>
> My leader goals for the European User group:
> - Team work
> - looking for smaller countries
> - looking how we can help each other
> - coordinate community jobs
> - looking how we can share stuff
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> Gevik Babakhani <pgdev(at)xs4all(dot)nl>
>
> About Gevik Babakhani: I am 33 years old and live with my wife near the
> beautiful city of The Hague. Although I was not born in The Netherlands,
> I lived most of my life here. I consider myself to be a Dutch Armenian.
>
> I joined the PostgreSQL community back in 2003 hoping to learn and
> contribute to this great database system. Soon after, I was entrusted
> with the role of main regional contact for The Netherlands. I help with
> the PostgreSQL translation project, setup and host the postgresql.nl
> website, provide resources to pgbuildfarm.org, and help moderating some
> of the mailing lists.
>
> Developing and contributing code for PostgreSQL has high priority for
> me. My first biggest project was the uuid datatype which made its way to
> 8.3 thanks to the reviewing, coaching and the help I had from the
> members of the core team.
>
> I personally would like to see PostgreSQL get bigger and more popular in
> Europe and I am willing to commit time and resources to achieve this
> goal.
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> Andreas Scherbaum <ads(at)pgug(dot)de>
>
> Andreas has been using PostgreSQL since 2000. In 2004, he joined the
> english IRC channel. Since then, he started some PostgreSQL-related
> projects including: translating PWN into German, the German PostgreSQL
> user group, merchandising for German and European events (blue plush
> elephants), new flyers, moderating in the german web-forum and his own
> extension: table_log.
>
> Andreas is self-employed, focusing on community platforms, website
> projects with database back-ends and linux on small hardware systems.
>
> For the forming EU group, he would like to see more publicity for
> PostgreSQL like new regional groups, public relations and merchandising,
> and attending and organizing events.
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> Kind regards
>
>   


-- 
Cédric Villemain
Administrateur de Base de Données
Cel: +33 (0)6 74 15 56 53
http://dalibo.com - http://dalibo.org


In response to

pgeu-general by date

Next:From: damien clochardDate: 2008-02-21 16:49:24
Subject: PostgreSQL Europe statutes : translation
Previous:From: Andreas 'ads' ScherbaumDate: 2008-02-20 13:12:01
Subject: Final list with candidates for Board of Directors

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group