Here is the latest report that Wikipedia has new boss finally as Lila Tretikov will be named as new executive director of Internet’s most popular website Wikipedia as well as non-profit organisation Wikimedia Foundation.
Tretikov formally served as Chief Product Officer at SugarCRM and will assume the role of Director Sue Garner from June 1 as company said in a press release.
“hen I got the news, I thought, ‘This is big in every way: A big website — the fifth most popular in the world. A big community — 80,000 active Wikimedians from around the globe. And a big mission — nothing less than making the sum of all human knowledge freely available to all.” said by Tretikov in a statement.
In addition to this, Tretikov was born in Soviet Union and migrated to US in 1994 to pursue education related to computer science and art.
“As growing numbers of people around the world rely on Wikipedia and our sister projects for free information, our movement will be strengthened by the leadership of Lila Tretikov,” said Wikimedia Foundation Board Chair Jan-Bart de Vreede. “She is an exceptional leader with a passion for knowledge, a deep technical and product background, and highly collaborative approach. We are all very excited to have brought her on-board. ”