Victoria Coleman steps down as Wikimedia’s Chief Technology Officer

The Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that supports the free knowledge platform Wikipedia, today announces that Victoria Coleman has stepped down from her role as Chief Technology Officer.

“Victoria joined us two years ago with the mandate to expand our system redundancies and refine our approach to technical program operations. I appreciate all her contributions and wish her well in the future,” said Katherine Maher, Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation.

As the search for a new leader for the Technology team commences, Wikimedia’s Engineering Director Erika Bjune will be taking on an interim role as Chief Technology Officer.

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