GGF Leadership Award

Geoffrey Fox and Walter Stewart presented GGF Leadership Awards
at GridWorld/GGF15

Mark Linesch, GGF Chair, presents two Leadership Awards at GridWorld/GGF15

The Award contains a framed certificate signed by the GFSG and a gift certificate.

Walter Stewart receives the award for many efforts over the past years in GGF Plenary Program Committees. Most recently, Chaired the Enterprise Program Committee for the inaugural GridWorld/GGF15 Event.

Geoffrey Fox receives the award for his efforts as Acting Vice Chair of Communities during the transformation to the new operating model. During this time, he worked with Area Directors in the GGF Community function to develop successful Event Community Programs at GGF14 and the inaugural GridWorld/GGF15 Event.

The text of the certificates read:

"This Award is hereby presented for your outstanding leadership and many contributions to the Global Grid Forum mission of pervasive adoption.

'A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.' Henrik Ibsen

This award signifies that you model the leadership attributes that make our GGF community successful. These attributes include: a passion for our mission, an open and collaborative nature, and a focus on results.

Thank you for your dedicated service and outstanding leadership."

Geoffrey Fox receives his Leadership Award.

Walter Stewart is congratulated by the GGF Community.

Nominations sought for future GGF Leadership Awards

GGF is seeking nominations for future recipients of the GGF Leadership Award. If you would like to nominate a member of the GGF community for this award, please send an email to containing:

*Nominee name,
*Contact information,
*Brief summary of their leadership and contributions,
*Name and contact information of at least 2 endorser's
(Please include the words "Leadership Award" in the subject line).

We will be presenting the next GGF Leadership Award at the opening plenary of GGF16 in Athens.




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