|Occupation||former Executive director of Wikimedia Foundation|
Lila Tretikov (Russian: Лайла Третиков; born January 25, 1978) was the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation from 2014 to 2016. She is a specialist in software engineering.
Career[change | change source]
Tretikov was born in the former Soviet Union in 1978. She emigrated to America in 1994. She studied art and computer science at the University of California, Berkeley.
In May 2014, Tretikov was selected as the future executive director of Wikimedia Foundation, replacing Sue Gardner and took up the post on June 1, 2014.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Jan-Bart De Vreede (May 1, 2014). "Announcing our new Executive Director: Lila Tretikov". Retrieved 22 July 2015.
- ↑ Katherine Seligman (May 9, 2014). "The Woman To Run Wikipedia: Russian-born Former Cal Student Seen as "White Unicorn"". Archived from the original on 2014-08-24. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Lila Tretikov talking about Sugar CRM
- User:LilaTretikov, user profile on Meta-Wiki
- Lila Tretikov Discusses NSA Lawsuit, Future of Wikipedia