We are happy to announce that Damon Sicore officially joins the Wikimedia Foundation today in the newly created role of Vice President of Engineering, reporting to the Executive Director.
Damon’s work in the new VPE role will be crucial to further developing and maintaining the technology that supports the very core of the Wikimedia movement, and ensuring the development, scale, and stability of the MediaWiki architecture.
Damon is well prepared to fill this important new position. He has the skills necessary to drive platform growth and shares our values of community participation, open source and transparency. [...]