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Re: [Ambassadors] exciting news for Fedora in LATAM

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 1:46 PM, Max Spevack <mspevack redhat com> wrote:
> Re-posting from my blog:
>        http://spevack.livejournal.com/70806.html
> It's my pleasure to inform the Fedora community that our long-time LATAM
> community superstar, Rodrigo Padula, has accepted a job with Red Hat's LATAM
> marketing team, and will officially get his red fedora on February 2nd.
> Rodrigo has been leading Fedora's event organization, community building,
> and OLPC efforts in that region of the world for about 4 years now, and I've
> always been impressed with his organizational skills and commitment to
> Fedora and free software. I have not had the opportunity to meet Rodrigo in
> person, but Greg and Dennis traveled to FISL last year and had an excellent
> experience.
> I'm really excited that Rodrigo has accepted this job, because it is another
> step in achieving the Community Architecture team's goal of ensuring that
> each region of the world has someone within Red Hat who is their primary
> point of contact for Fedora and community related activities. I firmly
> believe that the more we can push accountability, authority, and budget to
> local regions of our community, the more successful it will be, and the
> faster it will grow.
> Rodrigo's hire also gives Red Hat another person in the region who can serve
> as an evangelist, community builder, and open source advocate not just for
> Fedora, but for the entire company. We're going to be looking to Rodrigo for
> his advice and thoughts on the best time and place to organize our first
> FUDCon LATAM somewhere in 2009.
> Congratulations to Rodrigo on joining the Red Hat family.
> --Max

Congratulation Rodrigo, it's a real pleasure to see this.

I wish you a good luck


Francesco Ugolini

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