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Thank You Catherine Stihler

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Today Creative Commons CEO Catherine Stihler is announcing the conclusion of her time leading the organization. On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff, and global community, we want to offer Catherine our sincere thanks. We are grateful to her for over three years of leadership at CC.  During her tenure as CEO, Catherine demonstrated…

New Season, New Beginnings at Creative Commons

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Dear CC Community, This past year has been full of change and challenges for all of us, and I’ve never been more grateful for (and amazed by!) the people that make up our CC community.  I joined Creative Commons in 2016 as a newbie to the open movement, eager to learn from this incredible community…

Welcome Our Newest Staff Members!

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Over the past few months, we have added four new staff members to our team: Network Manager Julia Brungs; Development Manager Moumita C.; Data Engineer Brent Moran; and Open Policy Manager Brigitte Vézina. Learn more about our newest staff members below! Julia Brungs, Network Manager Prior to joining CC, Julia led the cultural heritage work…

Meet Our Growing Tech Team

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Over the past year, we’ve expanded our tech team at CC, welcoming four new staff members to help support the global commons through CC’s licenses and tools. Timid Robot Zehta joined us in October of 2018 as CC’s Core Systems Manager; Hugo Solar signed on in January as CC’s Web Developer; Bruno Ferreira also began…

Welcome to the Newest Members of the Creative Commons Team!

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We’ve added two new awesome staff members to the Creative Commons team. Whitney Valentine-Wafer joined us earlier this year as CC’s Director of Finance and Treasurer. And just this past week, Victoria Heath began her new role as CC’s Communications Manager. We’re very excited to be able to work with these two very fine folks.…

Leadership Transitions at
Creative Commons

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Today Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley is announcing the conclusion of his five years of leadership of the organization. As he describes in his personal message, he is stepping down as CEO to start a new position at Wikimedia. We are thankful to Ryan for his five years of leadership at CC and excited for…

Moving on from Creative Commons

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I have some bittersweet professional news to share. I will be stepping down from my position at Creative Commons and joining the Wikimedia Foundation as Chief of Staff. Leading Creative Commons has been the most challenging and rewarding role of my career. It has been a privilege to do this work, and together we’ve had…

Welcome Kriti Godey, CC’s new Director of Engineering

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I’m very excited to announce a new addition to the Creative Commons team. Please join me in welcoming Kriti Godey, who will be taking on the role of CC’s Director of Engineering. Kriti joins our staff after four years in engineering leadership roles at Ridecell and a CTO role at CasaHop. We asked Kriti if…