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== Who is Leo? ==
== Who is Leo? ==
Hi there! My name is Leonardo Vaz, and currently I'm living in Sao Paulo, Brazil where I work as Software Maintenance Engineer specializing on local filesystems for Red Hat.
Hi there! My name is Leonardo Vaz, and currently I'm living in Sao Paulo, Brazil where I work as Software Maintenance Engineer specializing on local filesystems for Red Hat.


My first contact with Open Source was back in 1998 when he got Red Hat Linux 5.1 (Manhatthan) installed in my old PC, and in last 15 years I've been involved in several activities related to FOSS, both professionally as well voluntarily. I have a large experience in deploy and management of large infrastructures, consultancy, development and training. I'm a former Conectiva employee and was responsible for Tchelinux LUG between middle 2006 to early 2010.
My first contact with Open Source was back in 1998 when he got Red Hat Linux 5.1 (Manhatthan) installed in my old PC, and in last 15 years I've been involved in several activities related to FOSS, both professionally as well voluntarily. I have a large experience in deploy and management of large infrastructures, consultancy, development and training. I'm a former Conectiva employee and was responsible for Tchelinux LUG between middle 2006 to early 2010.


== Activities in Open Source ==
== What am I doing here? ==
* Volunteer in [http://tchelinux.org/ Tchelinux LUG] from 2006 to 2010, and from 2013 to current
I consider myself a [[Join#People_Person|"People Person"]] and my main goal at Fedora is help people to find their place in the project and encouraging them to contribute.


== Activities within Fedora ==
== Activities within Fedora ==
* Currently I'm a Fedora Ambassador focused in promote Fedora Project in Sao Paulo area, Brazil
* Currently I am a volunteer in [[Ambassadors|Fedora Ambassador Project], and contribute promoting the project in Sao Paulo, Brazil
* I'm managing time to get involved on development and QA activities
* I'm managing time to get involved in RPM packaging and QA activities
 
== Fedora Activity Days ==
I organized the first [[FAD_SP_2013|Fedora Activity Day]] in Sao Paulo, on June 1st, 2013 and I am planning next meetings like this.


== Events I was a volunteer in organization ==
== Open Source and Standards Group ==
* Over 35 conferences in Tchelinux
In my free time I contribute to Red Hat [[Category:OSAS|OSAS']] group in Latin America initiatives, and was responsible for Red Hat Cloud Projects Booth at [http://softwarelivre.org/fisl13 FISL13] and [http://softwarelivre.org/fisl13 FISL14].
* Red Hat Cloud Projects at FISL13
* Fedora Activity Day in Sao Paulo
* Fedora at FISL14 and Red Hat Cloud Projects at FISL14


== Other FOSS related activities ==
Between 2006 and 2009 I was the coordinator of [http://tchelinux.org/ Tchelinux LUG], being responsible for over 35 events.


[[Category:Ambassadors from Brazil]]
[[Category:Ambassadors from Brazil]]
[[Category:LATAM]]
[[Category:LATAM]]

Revision as of 23:35, 2 June 2013

Leonardo (Leo) Vaz
Leonardo (Leo) Vaz
Personal Information
Birthday: {{{birthday}}}
Home: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: lmvaz
Fedora-Mail: lmvaz@fedoraproject.org
Miscellaneous Information
Private Mail: lmvaz@fedoraproject.org
GPG-Key: at pgp.mit.edu A4743E5C at pgp.mit.edu
IRC: lvaz on Libera.chat in
#fedora-latam #fedora-br
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Who is Leo?

Hi there! My name is Leonardo Vaz, and currently I'm living in Sao Paulo, Brazil where I work as Software Maintenance Engineer specializing on local filesystems for Red Hat.

My first contact with Open Source was back in 1998 when he got Red Hat Linux 5.1 (Manhatthan) installed in my old PC, and in last 15 years I've been involved in several activities related to FOSS, both professionally as well voluntarily. I have a large experience in deploy and management of large infrastructures, consultancy, development and training. I'm a former Conectiva employee and was responsible for Tchelinux LUG between middle 2006 to early 2010.

What am I doing here?

I consider myself a "People Person" and my main goal at Fedora is help people to find their place in the project and encouraging them to contribute.

Activities within Fedora

  • Currently I am a volunteer in [[Ambassadors|Fedora Ambassador Project], and contribute promoting the project in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • I'm managing time to get involved in RPM packaging and QA activities

Fedora Activity Days

I organized the first Fedora Activity Day in Sao Paulo, on June 1st, 2013 and I am planning next meetings like this.

Open Source and Standards Group

In my free time I contribute to Red Hat group in Latin America initiatives, and was responsible for Red Hat Cloud Projects Booth at FISL13 and FISL14.

Other FOSS related activities

Between 2006 and 2009 I was the coordinator of Tchelinux LUG, being responsible for over 35 events.