Re: [softwaredev-110] [NYC Hadoop meetup] Stepping down as Organzier and nomination of new Organizer

From: Edward C.
Sent on: Friday, September 3, 2010 11:59 AM
On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 1:10 AM, Alex Dorman <[address removed]> wrote:
> Folks,
>
> I have decided to step down as Organizer of NYC Hadoop meetup group and
> nominating Alex Rovner (ContextWeb) as new Organizer and Eric Sammer
> (Cloudera) as co-organizer.
>
> The reason for my self-demotion is quite simple. Recently I decided to join
> envIO Networks, a mobile behavioral targeting and recommendation platform
> startup. As head of technology I will have to spend all my energy on
> building new team and technology and would not be able to effectively manage
> the meetup. Yes, we will be using Hadoop at my new company. And yes, we are
> hiring :).
>
> This group was started more than 2 years ago. 12 people attended the first
> meetup. As of today we have 437 members. Hadoop community in NY is growing
> and I am proud to be part of this community.
>
> Please welcome Alex and Eric in their new roles. Next meetup will be
> scheduled soon. Organizers will need your help finding interesting topics
> for meetups. They will do their best finding cool people to present
> something new. But we are talking about local NYC user group here. Please
> volunteer to be a presenter and share your own experience implementing
> Hadoop, tell the group what you are working on.
>
> See you at meetups.
> Alex Dorman
> [address removed]
>
>
>
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Alex,

Three cheers for your work organizing our hadoop meetup.

Good luck in your new endeavour!
Edward

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