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The Organization

The Wikimedia Foundation operates the world’s most collaborative project (including Wikipedia) and welcomes anyone who shares their vision to join them in collecting and sharing knowledge that fully represents human diversity. Through a vast affiliate network of (140+) ​chapters, thematic organizations, and user groups, 280,000+ editors contribute monthly in over 300 languages​.

The Opportunity

Overseeing an operating budget of $100M+​ and partnering with a talented and passionate ​team of 500+​ (60% building tech and products) based in ​40 countries​, Wikimedia’s CEO must inspire thousands of stakeholders globally, promote and defend Wikipedia’s values in all interactions and marshal the talent and financial resources necessary to effectively support the growth and aspirations of global Wikipedia communities. In our challenging world, the CEO must show moral leadership and be a truly global citizen who galvanizes, is collaborative and embraces diversity and equity in all dimensions.

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