[OSGeo-Discuss] Board nomination: Gérald Fenoy

Peter Baumann p.baumann at jacobs-university.de
Fri Aug 16 02:15:38 PDT 2013

very much supported from my side! I know Gerald personally as  an enthusiastic, 
competent, and consensus oriented person with strong visions.


On 08/16/2013 11:00 AM, maria.brovelli at diiar-topo.polimi.it wrote:
> Dear All
> I would like to nominate Gérald FENOY for the OSGeo Board of Directors
> elections.
> Gérald is promoting, using and developing FOSS4G with passion since 2004.
> He has a very global and generic vision of both the Foundation
> activities and its software projects.
> Gérald has a keen interest in technical innovation which he manages to
> leverage for both community and business related issues.
> Gérald is committed to Open Source and is very willing to help the OSGeo
> projects grow. As an example, he frequently funds OSGeo developers to
> add enhancements to their software, for using in his personal projects
> or those from GeoLabs, his geospatial consulting company based in France
> (http://geolabs.fr).
> Gérald co-founded the ZOO-Project (http://zoo-project.org) WPS plateform
> back in 2008, is PSC chair and main developer of this innovative and
> incubating OSGeo project. He also contributed to several projects
> through the years including GDAL/OGR, MapServer and PostGIS, with
> patches, translations, ideas and more.
> Gérald is also a regular at the FOSS4G conference since 2006, where he
> often gives workshops and talks. He also participated and helped many
> times in several local chapters in Europe, Asia and Africa.
> Gérald collaborates passionately with many Universities both in Europe and in 
> Asia.
> Gérald will be a great addition to the OSGeo Board of Directors. He
> brings a wealth of experience and knowledge, regarding both coding and
> open source good practices, but also about international collaborations
> and community management.
> More info on Gérald:
> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Advocate#G.C3.A9rald_Fenoy
> Many thanks and best regards to All of You.
> Maria
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