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Richard Vijay
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Introduction Hello Fedora Community Volunteers, I am VJ Richard, a Fedora Friend from England.

IRC channel : As fedora_richie at fedora ,#fedora-test-day #fedora-ambassadors, #fedora-mktg and other channels.

Recent Fedora Assignments : Fedora Testing GNOME3 with Fedora15.

Strategic Program Enhancements - Reported and following up bugzilla bug 688236,688247,688271,688274.

Part of Upgrade day 3 testing for Fedora 14->15. Former Ambassador beats author.

My UUID pub_b997f715-39e9-4a12-96ca-0b6d4c8d89d0 smolt.I have started working on translation

Profession : Program Director for Technology Consulting in Automotive. Certified Program Manager, Project Manager and IASA (Business Technology strategy ) Architect, Member IASA -International Association of IT Architects Services Manager with ITIL V3 -2011 certification.

Interests: To volunteer as Fedora's Ambassador, highlighting core values of Freedom, Friends, Features, First in worldwide events and strategic opportunities. To contribute to strategic fedora developments through managing global Fedora teams along rapid release cycle with DevOps based automated development environments, Testing,Documentation, Translation.

For Fedora

Would like to help, spread the word of fedora,its features,vision and mission as an Ambassador for automotive Research and Development community. Help students interested in fedora from developing countries and promote fedora among third world communities.

Help other Fedora Ambassadors and its Global Strategic Steering Committee in the required area of work including global strategic events planning, collaboration and organising. Plan and coordinate in organising local highlighter events in england, plan and produce online workshops, white papers and pod casts on major customer base installations, customer success and continued services improvement through maintenance with focus on on specific strategic and tactical roles.

Would like to contribute on strategic and technical aspects of fedora as I would like to contribute on development of HPC, grid computing facilities with focus on FEA,CAE and advanced numerical methods.
Interested to take up initiatives to develop fedora, make it more focussed on enterprise level client server multi-tier Applications and workstation clients used for CAD,CAM,CAE and PLM applications.

Interested in working with teams towards help in fedora localization and translation to language Tamil ref [1].

Roadmap for volunteering in fedora as an ambassador,content writer for documents, while highlighting fedora in my external blogs. 

References' LinkedIn :[2] and others [3]

Twitter Technical [4]

Career Highlights

Started my careers as Executive Manager for Strategic Planning team of India's third largest commercial vehicles manufacturer after a research masters in engineering and technology. Various strategic management, strategic transformation and Technology Consulting roles for Automotive and Aerospace OEM s worldwide.

Worked towards reduction in Product Cost and Product Development Time for Automotive and aerospace companies, always interested in innovative "Process and IT systems".

Other Volunteering and Activities

Focus areas include Linux foundation,LPI and FSF as Free Software Foundation community member. Interests in Virtualised OS Windows client/servers, Open Solaris, FreeBSD, Fedora 14, OpenSUSE, Open Indiana.

volunteer for UN, UNESCO and UNICEF & CRY Volunteer, voluntary blood donor.  *All views and texts are my own, do not represent or endorse any. All information provided is for private use within Fedora UK volunteers. No legal or pointed views, no information is to be used or replicated anywhere without prior written permission of author.

Thanks --Richardvj11 23:43, 3 June 2011 (UTC)