[Owasp-leaders] (massive failure) Fwd: List of Summit Donations from website

Ed Adams (OWASP) ed.adams at owasp.org
Mon Jan 24 19:51:10 EST 2011

Whoops - sorry, I meant to send that just to Dinis 


From: Ed Adams (OWASP) [mailto:ed.adams at owasp.org] 
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 7:50 PM
To: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
Subject: RE: [Owasp-leaders] (massive failure) Fwd: List of Summit Donations
from website


Dinis, Charles Brooks is a Boston-based security professional, dedicated to
the craft. I applaud him for his donation, mostly because he has been
unemployed for a spell yet still makes it to all the local events and
donates his personal time (and money) to causes like OWASP.


I will also personally donate $1,000 USD if that will help keep this
initiative afloat. I have to admit, I didn't get much visibility about the
campaign but am happy to contribute. What/how is the best way to do this? 





From: owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org
[mailto:owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org] On Behalf Of dinis cruz
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 7:52 PM
To: owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org
Subject: [Owasp-leaders] (massive failure) Fwd: List of Summit Donations
from website


As you can see by the email below, there were only 3 donations received from
the Ad campaign on the owasp.org website totalling a whopping $220 USD ($20
from Charles Brooks $100 from Tom and $100 USD)


I don't know what to say more that it was a massive failure, I'm very
disappointed/sad and I think there are important lessons to learn from this
(and yes I take responsibility for it since it was my idea in the first
place ( you can blame this failure on me))


My view is that we now need to pull the plug asap on this one, anybody


I'm not sure how much better we could had made the Ad campaign, but at least
we got some good 'a personal request by...' quotes


Btw, Who is Charles Brooks? We should get him to the Summit!

Dinis Cruz

Begin forwarded message:

From: Alison Shrader <alison.mcnamee at owasp.org>
Date: 24 January 2011 19:58:36 GMT
To: "'dinis cruz'" <dinis.cruz at owasp.org>, "'Kate Hartmann'"
<kate.hartmann at owasp.org>
Subject: RE: List of Summit Donations from website
Reply-To: <alison.shrader at owasp.org>

Hi Dinis,


Besides yours and Tom's donations.we have only received one more.  $20 from
Charles Brooks.


Alison Shrader


9175 Guilford Road, Suite 300

Columbia, MD 21046


alison.shrader at owasp.org



From: dinis cruz [mailto:dinis.cruz at owasp.org] 
Sent: Saturday, January 22, 2011 12:25 AM
To: alison.shrader at owasp.org; Kate Hartmann
Subject: List of Summit Donations from website


Hi Kate/Alison


Can you send me a list of the Summit donations we received from the
website's 'personal request' banner ad? At the moment I'm only aware of two
(mine and Tom's)


Please include name and amount, 



Dinis Cruz

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