[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-community] [Owasp-board] Sad News

Ahmed Neil ahmed.neil at owasp.org
Thu May 12 21:48:16 UTC 2016

Johanna that's what I was speaking about... Owasp is a family so I was
thinking of this kind of support... The video should deliver a message to
his family... That Paul was source of proud owasp and them
On May 13, 2016 12:45 AM, "johanna curiel curiel" <johanna.curiel at owasp.org>

If that was the case then better an official PR and from what I understood,
the family wants to keep a low profile on this, if I'm not mistaken
regarding my question on why not a PR on the blog or NewsWire

I think the idea of the video is nice but not per se to go and tell the
family right now.

It would be nice if anyone had pictures or shots of him during OWASP
conference and make a short video compilation for 'Remembering Paul'

We can then take the messages in the wiki and combine them with a nice
background music

If you need a video editor, I volunteer to make the video.



On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 4:44 AM, Martin Knobloch <martin.knobloch at owasp.org>

> Good idea!
> Showing Paul's effort had international recognition!
> -martin
> *From: *Matt Konda
> *Sent: *woensdag 11 mei 2016 14:22
> *To: *Kevin W. Wall
> *Cc: *OWASP Foundation Board List; Owasp-community at lists.owasp.org; OWASP
> Leaders
> *Subject: *Re: [Owasp-board] Sad News
> All,
> I wanted to thank each of you for your emails and expressions of
> condolences.  I printed them into a PDF and passed them on to Paul's wife
> and she specifically thanked the OWASP community for sharing these
> expressions of sympathy.  I think it meant a lot to her.
> Matt
> On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 9:10 PM, Kevin W. Wall <kevin.w.wall at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> All,
>> I have created the tribute page to Paul on our wiki at:
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Tribute_to_Paul_Ritchie
>> Those of you who are more talented than I can make it
>> look nicer, but I would ask that you all add the sentiments
>> that you have expressed here in these posts to these mailing
>> lists on that wiki page so that Paul's family can have
>> a lasting memory of Paul and his time at OWASP. Please
>> try to be positive, remembering that we are doing this
>> to help his family during a difficult time.
>> Thanks in advance and RIP, Paul.
>> -kevin
>> On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 7:41 AM, Matt Konda <matt.konda at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> OWASP Community
>>> May 3, 2016
>>> Dear Friends,
>>> It is with great sorrow that I must write to report the sad news of the
>>> death of our Executive Director, Paul Ritchie, after a short illness.
>>> Paul first joined OWASP in August of 2014 and became the full time
>>> Executive Director in May 2015.  He has helped the organization to grow
>>> globally and has made an enormous difference in our community.  He will be
>>> greatly missed.  He brought order and professionalism.  He raised our own
>>> high expectations and delivered on the things he set out to do.  He made
>>> all of us that worked closely with him better and more effective.  He
>>> helped to set long term strategic goals and managed OWASP’s fiduciary
>>> responsibilities with ease.
>>> On behalf of the Board of Directors, we will miss Paul for his
>>> leadership and friendly wry knowing smile as the board worked to make
>>> difficult choices.  I doubt I can express my own sinking feeling of grief
>>> at the news, which came suddenly and too early.
>>> Paul’s family asked that we direct those in the community that would
>>> like to show support or make a donation to do so in Paul Ritchie’s name to
>>> the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at https://www.themmrf.org.
>>> <https://www.themmrf.org/donate-to-mmrf/>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Matt Konda
>>> On behalf of the OWASP Global Board
>>> _______________________________________________
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