Hi Members of Wikimedia India and Wikimedian Indian Community,

I am happy  to introduce Naveen, Sudhanwa and Tinu who are elected to Chapter EC  in the recent elections.

Naveen Francis is a software QA engineer based in Bangalore. active in English Wikipedia from 2007 with special interest on   Indian Education, Transportation, Railways and Roads Wiki projects.

Sudhanwa Jogalekar is an IT professional with expertise in Information security, system administration, IT infrastructure management etc with over 26 years experience in the industry. He is a well known FOSS evangelist in India with contributions of Marathi free font to indic computing. His other passions include Photography.

Cherian Tinu Abraham is a software professional based in Bangalore. He is one of the most active Wikipedians in India and one of top 5 Indian editors on English Wikipedia by number of edits. He is an administrator on English Wikipedia and contributor to Wikimedia Commons. He has been contributing to building Wiki communities in India and also has been working as a volunteer for Media relations/PR for Wikimedia.

The new members bring in lot of diverse experience to the EC team, which I am sure will help in  rapid growth of Wikimedia movement.

You can read more about their profile and see their photos on wiki at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Wikimedia_India_Chapter_Executive_Committee_Members

Please join me in wishing the new EC members all the best.


Arjuna Rao Chavala

President, Wikimedia India.