[Owasp-board] VOTE REQUEST: Summit fund raising initiative almost ready, please review

dinis cruz dinis.cruz at owasp.org
Fri Jan 14 13:48:12 UTC 2011


Great thanks

We got 4 votes so it is approved.

Kate and Larry, do you have some cycles today to go over this? There are a
couple logistical issues I would like to go over

Dinis Cruz

On 14 January 2011 13:26, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:

> ok4me
>
>
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Thomas Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> thumbs up
>>
>>  On Jan 14, 2011, at 7:54 AM, Jeff Williams wrote:
>>
>>  Yes
>>
>> --Jeff
>>
>>
>>
>> On Jan 14, 2011, at 7:02 AM, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>  I vote YES
>>
>> Dinis Cruz
>>
>> On 14 January 2011 12:01, dinis cruz < <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>
>> dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Board
>>>
>>> Ok, so now that the Summit is in full swing and we have allocated our
>>> first round of funding for our leaders (in addition to the Active Committee
>>> Members, OWASP board, OWASP Employees, Summit team and leaders sponsored by
>>> their chapter), we are ready to launch a Wikipedia inspired sponsorship
>>> drive.
>>>
>>> To kickstart this I asked Jeff and Jim to write two 'Personal Requests'
>>> (just like Wikipedia did) and here are their versions:
>>>
>>>
>>>    - A personal request by Jeff Williams<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011/Funding/Jeff_Williams>
>>>    - A personal request by Jim Manico<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011/Funding/Jim_Manico>
>>>
>>>
>>> There is also this 'A request by OWASP' which I'm not 100% happy with  <http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011/Funding/OWASP>
>>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Summit_2011/Funding/OWASP a and that it
>>> will be rewritten before going live. Others 'personal requests' will also be
>>> added as they are created (and reviewed)
>>>
>>> Why should be do this?
>>>
>>>    - get additional funds to pay for the other OWASP Leaders and Key
>>>    Industry players that we would still like to take to the Summit
>>>    - maybe (if we get a lot of donations) recoup some of the money OWASP
>>>    is currently investing in the Summit
>>>    - see if OWASP is able to create an independent revenue stream, that
>>>    is 100% driven by its community, and is independent from any vendor, company
>>>    or conference (this was one of Wikipedia's core arguments to do this on
>>>    their website).
>>>
>>> The idea is to put the banner (currently used on the 'personal request
>>> page') on  EVERY page at OWASP, to maximize coverage and impact (this is
>>> what WikiPedia does)
>>>
>>> As you can see, time is of the essence, so can we try to get this
>>> approved in the next 24h?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Dinis Cruz
>>>
>>>
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