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Martin is everything you want from a great Ubuntu Community member. He works tirelessly to promote Ubuntu at events, through podcasts, and wherever he gets the chance as well as driving technical initiatives like Ubuntu MATE and helping others bring their software to Linux and Ubuntu with Snaps. His enthusiasm is infectious and spending even a short amount of time talking to him it is clear he cares about community, technology, and how others can benefit from free software. For all of these reasons and more Martin would be a great member of the Community Council. @SIG Martin is everything you want from a great Ubuntu Community member. He works tirelessly to promote Ubuntu at events, through podcasts, and wherever he gets the chance as well as driving technical initiatives like Ubuntu MATE and helping others bring their software to Linux and Ubuntu with Snaps. His enthusiasm is infectious and spending even a short amount of time talking to him it is clear he cares about community, technology, and how others can benefit from free software. For all of these reasons and more Martin would be a great member of the Community Council. -- JamieBennett

Launchpad ID:

flexiondotorg

IRC:

flexiondotorg on irc.freenode.net

Blog:

https://flexion.org/

Twitter:

http://twitter.com/m_wimpress

Google+:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+MartinWimpress/

Pic:

martin.png

About Me

Passionate open source advocate, Linux enthusiast and Podcaster. Lives in England, with his wife and daughter. Works for Canonical making Ubuntu and Snapcraft.

Things I do for Ubuntu

Work

  • Snap Advocate.
  • Community management.

Community

External Stuff

  • Developer and community manager for MATE Desktop

  • Talking head on the weekly LINUX Unplugged show, by Jupiter Broadcasting, that debates developments and goings on in the Linux community.

  • Google Summer of Code 2014 student mentor for openSUSE sponsored projects.
  • Organiser at my local Makerspace, BaDHack.

Testimonials

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I have known Martin for years personally through our local Linux User Group. We worked together on the initial build of Ubuntu MATE which he took over and has been the driving force behind. He's been a fantastic steward of the Ubuntu MATE project. I don't believe anyone else could have got the project to the state it's in without his leadership. I have also worked for the last 3 years on the Ubuntu Podcast. He dived into the podcast with both feet, sorting out infrastructure and automating our processes to streamline show production. Martin is a reliable, friendly, relentlessly active contributor to all the projects he cares about. He cares deeply about the community around his projects, and is always willing to help people. He would be a fine member of the Ubuntu Community Council. -- AlanPope

Martin is everything you want from a great Ubuntu Community member. He works tirelessly to promote Ubuntu at events, through podcasts, and wherever he gets the chance as well as driving technical initiatives like Ubuntu MATE and helping others bring their software to Linux and Ubuntu with Snaps. His enthusiasm is infectious and spending even a short amount of time talking to him it is clear he cares about community, technology, and how others can benefit from free software. For all of these reasons and more Martin would be a great member of the Community Council. -- JamieBennett

MartinWimpress (last edited 2017-10-05 16:36:34 by flexiondotorg)