Interviews Archive

Interview with German Scholarship student Julian Hübenthal

In 2019, the German LibreOffice community unfortunately lost one of its most active members, Klaus-Jürgen Weghorn. In his memory, The Document Foundation decided to support a student through the Deutschlandstipendium initiative.

Let’s get to know him…


Tell us a bit about yourself!

I come from near Lüneburg. I graduated from the Wilhelm-Raabe-Schule Gymnasium

Community Member Monday: রিং/ring (S R Joardar)

Today we’re talking to রিং/ring (S R Joardar) from Bangladesh, who’s helping to spread the word about Free Software (as in freedom) – including LibreOffice – in his country…

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I am a GNU/Linux user, lover, translator and supporter since 2000, and a sysadmin since 2003 using Red

LibreOffice ecosystem interview: Michael Meeks at Collabora Productivity

Following our interviews with Caolán McNamara at Red Hat and Thorsten Behrens at allotropia, today we’re talking to Michael Meeks from Collabora Productivity:

Tell us a bit about yourself!

I’m Michael Meeks, a Christian, husband and enthusiastic open source developer. I run Collabora’s Office division with the assistance of an amazing team

Heiko Tietze (TDF) on Mentoring Designers – Sustain Design Podcast

Following our appearance on the Sustain FOSS podcast, Heiko Tietze from The Document Foundation talked on the sister Sustain Design podcast about mentoring designers in the LibreOffice project, and other UI/UX topics.

Click here to listen!

LibreOffice on the Sustain podcast

Sustain is a podcast that “brings together practitioners, sustainers, funders, researchers and maintainers of the open source ecosystem – we have conversations about the health and sustainability of the open source community.”

Mike Saunders from The Document Foundation, the non-profit entity behind LibreOffice, appeared on a recent episode of the podcast

Community Member Monday: Nnamani Ezinne Martina

Today we’re talking to Nnamani Ezinne Martina, who helps out in LibreOffice’s Quality Assurance project and recently became a member of The Document Foundation:

Nice to meet you, Nnamani! Tell us a bit about yourself…

I was born in Awka Anambra state and I grew up there as well. But I am