Victor Fernandez de Alba
Freelancer - Web developer, consultant and IT architect, currently on the Board
Who I am?
I worked for the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech for 15 years, where I helped to deploy over 450 Plone sites including the main institutional site, faculty and departments intranets and public sites. Six months ago I started freelancing full-time leaving my position at the university seeking for new challenges and opportunities. Since then, I've been working actively in several projects for kitconcept GmbH.
I'm co-author of the Plone 5's multilingual add-on and the default (Barceloneta) theme. I organized several sprints in Barcelona and I'm the teamleader of the plone.org project. I also authored a Plone book.
Why am I interested?
My first term on the Board has been one of the more awesome experiences I ever had in the Plone Community. After this first year of learning and getting used to what means to be part of the board and its duties, I'm engaged to further continue to serve the community as Board member.
Specially I want to explore new ways to empower and market the potential of Plone out there, continuing with the work at plone.org by adding new features that help to develop the community and its internal communication processes.
What I bring
I have the core developer and the project manager/owner and decision maker perspective and I know how to bring together the best of both worlds. I'm good at seeing a problem from different perspectives, emphasising with all the parts involved but keeping in mind the overall vision of the project or endeavour to accomplish.
I fell in love with Plone at first sight ten years ago and I want it to endure and prosper in the coming years. I would do anything in my hand to make this come true.