A very bittersweet departure indeed. I find myself reading the replies in
this thread and smiling at the Wikidata IDs and nodding in agreement with
the expressions of gratitude and respect for all the hard work you've put
in over the past decade. There are few people in the world who have been
involved with Wikimedia as much or who understand Wikimedia as well as you.
Pine W wrote:
Lila, will all of Product and Engineering now report to
Damon or are there
plans to recruit a replacement for Erik? Also, who will take the Deputy
I think this was basically addressed in the quoted paragraph below. :-)
On Apr 13, 2015 11:07 AM, "Lila Tretikov"
>Improving technology and execution are a major part of our Call to
>Action, and I have been working with Erik, Damon, and others to
>determine our path forward. Erik has been a key thought partner and
>thought leader in this effort. We are near completion in this planning,
>and I look forward to sharing more information with you all next Tuesday.