[Openstack-operators] It's time...

Jonathan Proulx jon at csail.mit.edu
Wed Oct 4 14:56:35 UTC 2017

You've done amazing things for OpenStack can't wait to see what amzing
thing you do next.

If I'd known sooner would have agreed to 60hrs of cattle class travel
to see you off...unfortunately as it is I won't be in Sydney.  I do
sincerely hope our paths cross again.

All the best,

On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 10:20:57PM +0800, Tom Fifield wrote:
:Hi all,
:Tom here, on a personal note.
:It's quite fitting that this November our summit is in Australia :)
:I'm hoping to see you there because after being part of 15 releases, and
:travelling the equivalent of a couple of round trips to the moon to witness
:OpenStack grow around the world, the timing is right for me to step down as
:your Community Manager.
:We've had an incredible journey together, culminating in the healthy
:community we have today. Across more than 160 countries, users and developers
:collaborate to make clouds better for the work that matters. The diversity of
:use is staggering, and the scale of resources being run is quite significant.
:We did that :)
:Behind the scenes, I've spent the past couple of months preparing to
:transition various tasks to other members of the Foundation staff. If you see
:a new name behind an openstack.org email address, please give them due
:attention and care - they're all great people. I'll be around through to year
:end to shepherd the process, so please ping me if you are worried about
:Always remember, you are what makes OpenStack. OpenStack changes and thrives
:based on how you feel and what work you do. It's been a privilege to share
:the journey with you.
:So, my plan? After a decade of diligent effort in organisations
:euphemistically described as "minimally-staffed", I'm looking forward to
:taking a decent holiday. Though, if you have a challenge interesting enough
:to wrest someone from a tropical beach or a misty mountain top ... ;)
:There are a lot of you out there to whom I remain indebted. Stay in touch to
:make sure your owed drinks make it to you!
:+886 988 33 1200
:tom at tomfifield.net
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:OpenStack-operators at lists.openstack.org


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