[Foundation-l] Announcement: Naoko Komura
erik at wikimedia.org
Sat Dec 6 02:20:38 UTC 2008
I'm pleased to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation is hiring Naoko
Komura as Program Manager for the Stanton Foundation Usability
Project. She will begin work on January 2, 2009, and her employment
contract with us will end on April 1, 2010.
Naoko has worked for us in the past three months as a contractor
shepherding two important projects: the reader/contributor survey,
which was successfully launched and received tens of thousands of
responses, and the Wikimania 2008 postmortem analysis. She's also
project managed the fundraiser translation work, the development of
the Stanton Foundation grant proposal, and another grant proposal
we're actively working on.
Naoko has worked as a Senior Program Manger and Project Manager for
Yahoo! Mail, Postini, and Cygnus Solutions. She has an MA in
International Development Policy from Stanford University and an MS in
Economics from Kobe University in Japan. She's a native speaker of
I'm very pleased that Naoko has agreed to lead this important
initiative. Please join me in welcoming her!
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation
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