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A Q&A Session with the Wikimania Board

Panelists Jimmy Wales, Florence Devouard, Angela Beesley, Michael Davis, Tim Shell
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About the panelists
Jimmy Wales is an Internet entrepreneur and wiki enthusiast, and founder of the Wikipedia project. He is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, president of Wikia, Inc. and a fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School.
Florence Devouard (aka Anthere) is an elected member of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. She has been an active editor of Wikipedia since early 2002.

Angela Beesley is an elected member of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation. She has been an active editor of Wikipedia since early 2003.

Angela co-founded the free wiki hosting site,, with Jimmy Wales in 2004. She works as Wikia's Vice President of Community Relations, supporting over 30,000 registered users and developing over 1500 wikis, all of which follow the free content and open editing model of Wikipedia.

Prior to her involvement with Wikipedia, Angela was a researcher and test developer for the National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales.
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