Plone Foundation Elects Six Feet Up's Director of Business Developent as Vice President
December 01, 2011
Six Feet Up congratulates Carol Ganz who has been named the Vice President of the Plone Foundation Board for 2011-2012. The Plone Content Management System is among the top 2% of all open source projects worldwide, with 340 core developers and more than 300 solution providers in 57 countries.
The 2011-2012 Board Officers are as follows:
- Matt Hamilton, President
- Carol Ganz, Vice President
- Paul Roeland, Secretary
- Jen Myers, Tresurer
Six Feet Up's Director of Business Development Carol Ganz said she felt honored to have been elected as member of the Foundation Board of Directors. "This is great time in the history of Plone," Ganz explained, "Plone's 10th anniversary this year shows that an open source community can maintain a vibrant and growing content management system. The fact that 2/3rd of this year's board has never served before points to an expansion and introduction of new blood, which is a powerful indicator that the Plone development community is vibrant and growing as well."
Carol Ganz follows in Six Feet Up's CTO Calvin Hendryx-Parker's steps who was elected as President of the Plone Foundation in 2010. "I think the new board has already established their willingness to change and push boundaries in our first meeting. I also think the members will be pleased with what they see from us in terms of transparency and a willingness to listen to new ideas," said Ganz.
About Six Feet Up, Inc. Founded in California in 1999 and headquartered in Fortville, Indiana, Six Feet Up is a private WBE-certified woman-owned company that plans, develops and hosts sophisticated web projects using open source software. With hundreds of clients, including many top universities and Fortune 500 companies, Six Feet Up is a big supporter of open source initiatives and has been very active in the open source community by contributing code back, giving talks at major conferences, authoring technical publications and organizing events. In 2010, Six Feet Up's CTO was elected the President of the Plone Foundation.