Florian Effenberger

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Florian Effenberger
Florian Effenberger.png
Florian Effenberger's picture from the website of The Document Foundation
Nationality German
Occupation Executive Director at The Document Foundation
Home town Kaufbeuren, Germany[1]
Call-sign floeff
Website blog.effenberger.org

Florian Effenberger is Executive Director at The Document Foundation, the legal entity behind LibreOffice.[2]

OpenOffice, LibreOffice and The Document Foundation[edit]

He started his work on OpenOffice.org and eventually became Co-Lead of the Marketing Project in July 2007.[3] In January 2010, Effenberger was elected Lead,[4] a role he held until he stepped down in October 2010, in favor of his engagement with the group behind the LibreOffice fork.[5]

Florian Effenberger is one of the founders of The Document Foundation,[6] and one of its spokespersons.[7] He became Chairman of the Board in October 2011,[8] a role he held until February 2014.

At the founder of The Document Foundation, the association Freies Office Deutschland e.V.,[9] he holds a seat at the Supervisory Board and previously served in the Board of Directors.[10] In December 2012 The Document Foundation announced that Effenberger is now hired.[11] In March 2014, he was promoted Executive Director.[12]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Effenberger, Florian. "Twitter". Twitter. Twitter. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Selbstorganisation ist entscheidend" (in German). Die Stiftung. 12 November 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  3. ^ McCreesh, John. "New Marketing Project co-Lead". discuss@openoffice.org. The Mail Archive. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  4. ^ McCreesh, John. "Proposed change of Marketing Project Lead". discuss@openoffice.org. The Mail Archive. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "OpenOffice.org Council members resign". The H Open. Heinz Heise. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "The Document Foundation Founders". The Document Foundation Founders. The Document Foundation. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "The Document Foundation Contact Us". The Document Foundation Contact Us. The Document Foundation. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Document Foundation Board 2011: Final Results". Document Foundation Board 2011: Final Results. LWN.net. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "The Document Foundation finally incorporated". The H Open. Heinz Heise. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  10. ^ Goebel, Hartmut; Kleinert, Jan; Magnus, Nils. "Den Start in einen freien Beruf organisieren" (in German). Linux-Magazin. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  11. ^ Vignoli, Italo (26 December 2012). "TDF in 2012: a summary". Blog. The Document Foundation. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  12. ^ Vignoli, Italo (19 February 2014). "The New Board Of Directors Of The Document Foundation". Blog. The Document Foundation. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 

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