I really look forward to working with you, so we can provide a better multimedia
experience for all our users.
I have already enjoyed our collaborations so far and can't wait to join forces on our
first new multimedia features.
On Oct 15, 2013, at 11:22 AM, Rob Lanphier wrote:
I'm pleased to announce Gergő Tisza is joining our Mulitmedia team
today as a Software Engineer on the team. He'll be working most
closely with Mark Holmquist and Fabrice Florin on new media handling
features (first up: helping Mark finish off the new Media Viewer). He
joins us most recently from Rocket Internet Gmbh, where he helped
relaunch the company website, and he has several years of PHP
experience before that.
Gergő has been editing Wikipedia for about 9 years, as an anon for his
first year, and then as User:Tgr. He's most active on Hungarian
Wikipedia, but does some editing on the other wikis as well. He's
also active in many other ways: as one of the founding members of
Wikimedia Hungary, serving on the board for some of the time since
then, as well as helping build some of their fundraising
infrastructure. He also helped out with Wiki Loves Monuments, for
example working out a bot to import images off of one of the more
common Hungarian image hosters. He's also been very active in our
Wikimedia Ambassadors group, helping smooth the rollout of several new
He plans to move to San Francisco in the coming months, but will be
splitting his time between Berlin, Germany and Sopron, Hungary until
he can make the move to the U.S.
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