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David Wilcox is the New Fedora Product Manager for the DuraSpace Team

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that David Wilcox has accepted a position with DuraSpace as the product manager for the Fedora project effective February 17, 2014. In his role as product manager for Fedora David will be working closely with the community and steering group to set the vision and long term roadmap for Fedora. David will join Fedora technical director Andrew Woods as dedicated Fedora project staff.

David is a long-time member of the Fedora community. He joins the DuraSpace team after serving as the program manager at DiscoveryGarden since 2012. His responsibilities included managing the delivery of all client projects and presenting on Islandora and Fedora topics at workshops and conferences around the world. He was formerly the training and support coordinator at the University of Prince Edward Island where he wrote and maintained Islandora project documentation. He provided support for the online community through the users and developers mailing lists.

David graduated with a Master of Library and Information Studies degree from Dalhousie University in 2010. He earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Philosophy from St. Thomas University in 2005.

The DuraSpace and Fedora project teams would like to extend a warm welcome to David in his new role as the Fedora product manager, and look forward to his contributions towards Fedora’s continued growth and success.