User:DTankersley (WMF)

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deb tankersley
deb tankersley
Product Manager, Discovery Department, Wikimedia Foundation
"People come and go. Some are like cigarette breaks, others are forest fires." - Erin Reid

About me

I joined the Wikimedia Foundation in January 2016.

I like maps that are open and free. In a past life, I helped to create and bring to life the now defunct OSM project on MapQuest.

In my spare time, I enjoy riding bikes, listening to music and walking my four pack of dogs.

My work

I am a Product Manager for the Discovery Department at the Wikimedia Foundation. Our mission is to build the anonymous path of discovery to a trusted and relevant source of knowledge. My primary responsibility is the product owner of the Discovery Search, Analysis and Wikipedia portal teams.

Disclaimer: I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I try to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

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  • IRC: debt