Four Members Join the Plone Foundation
Our newest Plone Foundation members are Fulvio Casali, Stefania Trabucchi, Thomas Buchberger, and Andrea Cecchi.
The Plone Foundation welcomes four new members, after unanimous confirmation by the Foundation's Board of Directors on October 10, 2019.
Membership in the Foundation is conferred for significant and enduring contributions to the Plone project and community. The Plone Foundation Membership Committee overwhelmingly recommended each applicant for their ongoing contributions to Plone.
Fulvio started working with Plone in 2008 and since 2012 he has been operating a consultancy business, Soliton Consulting, specializing almost exclusively on Plone. Fulvio organized Emerald Sprints (2013, 2014), Plone Open Garden (2016, 2017, 2019, 2020), participated in every Plone Conference since 2010 (except one!), has given two conference talks, and attended the Plone Symposium East 2010 and the Plone Konferenz in 2012. Fulvio has provided Plone training for Mastering Plone, Diazo theming, Rapido, Angular, and TTW Dexterity.
Stefania is the co-founder of Abstract Technology in Germany. She was the organizer of Plone Meet Up Berlin 2004-2014, of World Plone Day Berlin 2009-2015, of Plone Social Sprint Berlin 2014, and of Plone's Europython 2014 presence and associated marketing. She has participated in the Plone Konferenz 2012 as a speaker, the Plone Beethoven Sprint 2019, the Plone Conference 2014 sprint, and the Plone Open Garden sprints in 2014 and 2015. Stefania represented Plone as a member of the CMS Garden 2014-2017 and is active in the Plone Intranet Consortium with Quaive.
Thomas is the CTO of 4teamwork AG, has been working with Plone since 2006 and became a code contributor in 2011. He has attended many Plone conferences, beginning with Naples in 2007. He attended many sprints, including the Barcelona Strategic Sprint (2016), the Bonn Beethoven Sprint (2017 and 2018), the Sorrento Sprint on Frontend Modernization and Python 3 Porting (2019), and the Beethoven Sprint (2019). Thomas' main code contributions have been in the plone.rest and plone.restapi modules.
Andrea was the lead organizer of the Plone Conference 2019 in Ferrara. He participated at earlier Plone conferences and sprints (Sorrento 2019, Tokyo 2018, Barcelona 2017, Bristol 2014). As part of the RedTurtle team, he has organized and participated in World Plone Day events since its inception. Andrea is the maintainer of over 100 packages on PyPI.org.
The Foundation is the trustee for Plone's intellectual property, works to protect and promote Plone, and has over 80 active members.
The Plone Foundation encourages applications from long time contributors to the Plone project and community. Learn more about the Foundation membership and the application process.