Self-Introduction: Steven Shaffer

Robyn Bergeron robyn.bergeron at
Wed Mar 28 16:26:18 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 8:39 AM, Steven Shaffer
<stevenbshaffer at> wrote:
> Hi, my name is Steven Shaffer and I live in Gilbert, Arizona, U.S.A.
> My Fedora Account System (FAS) username is stevenbshaffer, and my IRC
> nick is N/A (Yet!)

Mr. Shaffer, WELCOME :D

Maybe we should meet up at gangplank one day soon and I can show you
some of the more fun IRC bits.

In the meantime, here's a web client that you can click to use (not as
easy as having something on your desktop):

And more general information about IRC here:


> I learned about the Fedora Marketing team through Robyn "first female
> leader" Bergeron, and am interested in joining because I am a geek
> with Marketing talent who loves open-source.
> This is the first FOSS project I have worked on though I'm quite
> familiar with many OSS projects. Some of the projects I've worked on,
> or communities I've been involved with, include ...(None yet, this is
> the first.)
> I've worked in Marketing in the past, I have roughly 10 yrs
> experience. Some of the projects I've worked on, or roles I've had,
> include: Marketing Manager, Marketing Communications Manager, Product
> Manager, Marketing Consultant, Director of Marketing, Product
> Marketing consultant, Market Research Analyst, Copywriter, Social
> Media Manager, blah, blah, for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to
> startup
> My skills, which I hope to utilize in Fedora Marketing, include all the above
> I'd also like to learn why marketing for open source projects other
> than Wordpress stinks so bad in general.
> When I'm not working on Fedora, I am (currently) a marketing
> consultant for small businesses and studying database programming and
> web development at Mesa Community College in Mesa, AZ.
> A couple of goals I have for the Fedora Project create a
> couple of goals for the Fedora Project. I would also like to see
> something awesome (any ideas?) happen in Fedora.
> I am wondering about how I can... help Fedora's Marketing rock!
> Sorry this is such a lifeless intro. Truly I'm usually much more dynamic!
> Steve
> 480-399-2574
> @stevenbshaffer
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