Leaving Canonical

Today marks the beginning of my last week at Canonical, where I’ve been working for the last 2.5 years. Because of the conflicts between the direction the company is driving to and my personal interests (GNOME), I have decided it is time for me to move on.

Since I am a positive person, I would just remember the good things of these 2.5 years, which have been, mainly, the nice people I’ve been working with, with a special mention to the Ubuntu Desktop team, composed of very great people. Also, some good projects I’ve worked on, like the Ubuntu One music store or the work at the Desktop team.

I can’t say yet publically where I’ll be working next, but I’ll continue being around GNOME.

18 Responses to “Leaving Canonical”

  1. I wish you all the best. I hope you enjoy your new job.
    Take care buddy! :-)

  2. Srini says:

    All the very best for you Rodrigo!

  3. Please let it be the Hat.

  4. jorge says:

    Cheers and good luck!

  5. All the best Rodrigo, it’s been awesome to have had you all this years here and to hang out with you at conferences! I hope your new job means that that part continues :)

  6. Allan Day says:

    Glad to hear you’ll continue to be involved in GNOME, Rodrigo. It’s always a pleasure to work with you.

  7. Jeff says:

    A very bold move, I commend you for sticking to your principles and passions. All the best for your new job and your continued involvement in gnome!

  8. Vincent Untz says:

    Wow, that’s one of the best love declaration to GNOME I’ve seen recently :-) It seems you’ve already found a new home, and I’m sure it’ll be exciting!

  9. All the best, Rodrigo! Big big hugs.

  10. Juanjo Marin says:

    GNOME loves you as well :-)

  11. Gil Forcada says:

    Great to here some passion and love put in front of job!

    I hope we meet again somewhere ;)

  12. rodrigo says:

    Thanks all for the wishes :-)

  13. Chris Coulson says:

    All the best for the future Rodrigo, we’re going to miss having you around.

    Hope to see you again at some point in the future :)

  14. Duane says:

    I will always have fond memories of you and I hope we stay in touch.

  15. Sankar says:

    Wow, that is courageous :-)

    All the very best for your new job.

    May I add, I hope to see you more active in #openSUSE-GNOME now, now that you don’t have to take care of Ubuntu’s GNOME desktop ;-)

  16. Rijal says:

    Good luck bro… :-)

  17. Julio says:

    Mucha suerte en tus futuros proyectos. Gracias por tu gran trabajo para Ubuntu.

    Parece ser que la relación entre Gnome y Ubuntu no anda muy bien.

    Good luck