Marketing Working Group Members
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Marketing Working Group
The Marketing Working Group (MWG) was formed in January 2014, with the primary focus being to raise awareness of the Joomla Content Management System (CMS) and Framework within the international Joomla community, as well as the general open source community and wider world.
In December we announced that we were seeking nominations from the community for new members to join the Marketing Working Group. The original article can be accessed here: http://community.joomla.org/blogs/community/1786-call-for-marketing-working-group-members.html
Meet the team
Team Lead - Jess Dunbar
Jess will coordinate and delegate the responsibilities of the Marketing working group team.
She will oversee the day-to-day functions of the Marketing Team. She will focus on motivating the marketing team and maintain a comfortable and productive team environment.
Jess is a professional marketeer. She’s worked with major brands including Fortune 500 businesses along with major universities, hospitals, airports, and casinos to achieve strategic marketing goals.
In her free time, she can be found either on the volleyball court or softball diamond. She also enjoys watching the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers with her family and friends.
Chiara Aliotta - Brand Manager
Chiara will be responsible for ensuring that the Joomla! brands are communicated clearly and consistently by Joomla, our contributors and our partners.
Chiara is the founder of the creative agency, Until Sunday. She is an Italian designer with many years of experience in art direction, brand development, graphics, illustration and web design.
She has created innovative designs for brands like Vodafone, Nivea, Persol, NH Hotel, Catalano, N.6 Selection Top, Osram, and many others.
Her debut in the Joomla! world started in 2009, when she was a web and graphic designer for Nuevvo/Joomlaworks. Today she works as a freelancer for wonderful clients that love Joomla! and she speaks at different Joomla! conferences, spreading her love for typography and good design throughout the Joomla! community. She is also involved in the development of the identity and communication materials of the acclaimed JAB Conference.
When she is not busy designing creative Joomla! templates, you can find her waiting for her next flight to a sunny destination, swimming in the Aegean Sea, in the street capturing typography with her camera, or at home spending her free time snuggling with her cat, Kissa.
You can follow her @ChiaraAliotta
Parth Lawate - Strategic Marketing Manager
Parth will collaborate on development and short and long term marketing strategies for Joomla. He will also collaborate with new Joomla development, Planning, and Market Research.
Parth is the co founder & CEO of Techjoomla & Tekdi Web Solutions where Joomla is one of the main focus areas. Techjoomla is behind several popular Joomla products & is heavily involved in Joomla based development.
Involved with Joomla since the Mambo days, Parth is an avid open source evangelist & is one of the founders of the Joomla working group in Pune & Joomla Day India. He is a regular speaker at Joomla events worldwide & loves to foster open source adoption & collaboration.
When not in the office, you will find Parth in the mountains hiking or cycling, reading a book , tinkering with electronics & computers, cooking or gardening.
You can follow Parth on twitter @parthlawate
Joe Sonne - Open Source Matters Representative
Joe got involved with Joomla! in 2005 and in 2009 started his own marketing company. The web division of Joe’s company, JoeJoomla, uses Joomla! exclusively. JoeJoomla manages projects for clients and Joe is hands on with website strategies, site integration and design.
In the Joomla! community Joe is a well known speaker, trainer, and writer about all things Joomla. He contributes to the Joomla! community by sharing knowledge at various Joomla events. Joe co-founded two Joomla! User Groups in Canada. He has written articles for the Joomla! Magazine and also has a popular blog about Joomla.
You can follow Joe on Twitter @JoeJoomla