The Capital Team manages all business level partnerships and financial sponsorships of the Joomla Project as well as the banner advertising on our web sites.

Legal & Financial
Joomler Position Role Date Started
joe-sonne.jpg Joe Sonne Canada Team Leader Jan 2014
a649_jay-blaq.jpg Jason Nickerson United States Member Nov 2017
6e9d_robert-jacobi.png Robert Jacobi United States Contributor Feb 2017
85be_21192466_10159236127585641_6204864542620105572_n.jpg Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall United Kingdom Member Jul 2016
44f4_IMG_20171103_164743.png Sandra Decoux Saint Martin (French part) Contributor Dec 2017
2e64_Soren1square.jpg Soren Jensen Spain Member Jan 2017
7021_yves-hoppe.jpg Yves Hoppe Germany Contributor Contributor Nov 2017
Joomler Position Role Date Started Date Ended
mike-demopoulos.jpg Mike "Demo" Demopoulos United States Assistant Team Leader Nov 2014 Jan 2018
bbfc_Brian-Avatar.jpg Brian Peat United States Member Nov 2014 Feb 2017
6d2a_davidhonour.jpg David Honour United Kingdom Member Jul 2017 Aug 2017
a29b_david-hurley.png David Hurley Member Nov 2014 Dec 2012
a649_jay-blaq.jpg Jason Nickerson United States Contributor Feb 2017 Nov 2017
john-coonen.jpg John Coonen United States Member Aug 2015 Jan 2015
marco-dings.jpg Marco Dings Netherlands Contributor Sep 2015 Apr 2017
martijn-boomsma.jpg Martijn Boomsma Netherlands Member Oct 2012 Feb 2017
mike-carson.jpg Mike Carson United States OSM Liaison Nov 2014 Feb 2015
2665_mike-veeckmans.jpg Mike Veeckmans Belgium Member Nov 2014 Dec 2016
Paul Orwig Member Nov 2014 Dec 2014
ronni-k._g._christiansen.jpg Ronni K. Gothard Christiansen Denmark Contributor Contributor Sep 2015 Feb 2017



Provisional Member

No meeting, attending Hosting Con

By Soren Jensen on 2017-04-07 09:58 in Capital Team

The team has not had a meeting this bi-week period. We have just transitioned in Joe Sonne as the new Team Lead and sevel members are attending HostingCon. We have a new community sponsor that needs invoicing Brian Teeman has made an introduction with a large international IT company that is...

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Meeting 20th September 2016

By Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall on 2016-09-21 18:18 in Capital Team

Attending:  Brian Peat, Joe Sonne, Mike Demo, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall Bluehost agreement for download page is nearly completed.  Positioning of ad on new downloads site has been communicated with the team working on it. Mike Demo has commitments as part of the JWC team.  Capital...

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Meeting 16th August 2016

By Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall on 2016-08-16 12:50 in Capital Team

Present:  Joe Sonne, Mike Demopoulos, Rowan Hoskyns Abrahall We discussed new community sponsors. We discussed results from Hosting Con, sponsors coming on board for JWC initially with a view to a longer term relationship afterwards. We discussed ongoing need for access to project...

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Bi-Weekly Meeting: June 28th, 2016

By Mike "Demo" Demopoulos on 2016-06-29 00:00 in Capital Team

1) Joe gave an update on the new Ad server he is working on. He has been working on getting it online across J sites.2) We discussed the application for a new member to join the capital team. Decided to offer provisional contributor role. If they accept would get trained in by Joe to Help for ad...

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Bi-Weekly Meeting: June 13th, 2016

By Mike "Demo" Demopoulos on 2016-06-21 02:47 in Capital Team

Members in attendance: Mike D, Brian Peat Note taker: Mike D. This meeting was just a quick recap on a few things: Update on potential sponsorship deal HostingCon Updates Team Member Discussion We elected to postpone any decisions until the next meeting where more of the team could...

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Catchup Report

By Mike "Demo" Demopoulos on 2016-06-02 15:58 in Capital Team

  The capital team, although have been working, has failed to post timely reports. This report will serve on catch up since our last report. We apologize for this oversight. We have been having bi-weekly meetings regularly since JWC.   We also will commit to posting a report within...

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Bi-Weekly Meeting

By Mike "Demo" Demopoulos on 2016-03-01 14:46 in Capital Team

Members in attendance: Joe, Mike D, Brian Peat Note taker: Brian P. Just to give a quick update on the shop : will be launched in the second week of March, we had a set back with the shipper who was first contracted , seems their API doesn't allow small packages , so had to do manual...

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Capital Team Special Meeting at Joomla World Conference 2015

By Mike "Demo" Demopoulos on 2015-11-08 00:00 in Capital Team

Meeting Notes: Capital Team Date/Time 11.06.15 16:15-17:00 Location: Joomla World Conference 2015 Recorder: Mike Demopoulos In Attendance: Marco Dings, Mike Demopoulos, Joe Sonne, Ronni Christiansen and Sarah WatzAgenda Items: Joe Sonne Stepping Down as Chair and Process Discussion Notes: Started...

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Capital Team - February 2015

By Joe Sonne on 2015-03-11 02:26 in Capital Team

The Capital Team did not have a general meeting in February due to Team Leader's illness. In February Joe Sonne and Tessa Mero worked together with a potential vendor to secure a communications collaboration platform for leadership teams and working groups. Things have progressing...

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Capital Team Meeting - 1st Meeting of 2015

By Joe Sonne on 2015-01-29 19:13 in Capital Team

Members in attendance: Joe Sonne, Mike Veeckmans, Mike Carson, Paul Orwig, Marco Dings, Brian Peat Regrets: Martijn Boomsma   Absent: Charlie Hague, David Hurley, Robert Jacobi   Presentation by Mike Veeckmans for a new Joomla Shop proposal for review and comments by the team for...

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