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 thoughts on “Leaving Canonical”

  1. 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 πŸ™‚

  2. 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!

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

  4. 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 πŸ™‚

  5. Wow, that is courageous πŸ™‚

    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 πŸ˜‰

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

    Parece ser que la relaciΓ³n entre Gnome y Ubuntu no anda muy bien.

    Good luck

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