Sarah Watz

Sarah Watz

Sarah is the President of Open Source Matters and has been on the OSM board since October 2012. Sarah was the president of Joomla! User Association Sweden during 2009-2012 and the project manager for Joomla! Day Sweden 2012. Sarah has been working on the project to make the Joomla Certification come to life during 2013-2014.

Sarah Watz has been working with marketing, communication and sales for 20 years. Sarah's passion is to provide great business value in the projects she is involved with.

As the passionated Joomla! evangelist Sarah is she runs the web agency PIXPRO delivering Joomla CMS web solutions and runs PIXPRO LABS (providing the popular extension PixSearch).

Sarah has held sessions on Joomla World Conferences, J! and Beyonds and Joomla! Days in Sweden, South Africa, Spain and Russia.

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Monday, 01 September 2014 00:00

Yes! I accepted the #IceBucketChallenge :)

The #IceBucketChallenge promotes awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourages donations to research.
Friday, 01 August 2014 00:00

The Heart of Joomla! is the Community

A while back I discovered the heart in the Joomla logo. It’s been there all the time but for some reason I haven’t seen it. And now I can’t stop seeing it. I can’t get it of my mind. The creator of the logo has really captured the essence of Joomla. A heart. Or several hearts if you look closer. That is really smart. The heart can manifest a lot of different attributes for our community. Here are some that I see that I would like to share with you.
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 00:00

Report from JoomlaDay Moscow 2014

I’m honored to have been part of the first JoomlaDay in Russia ever last Friday. I met a vibrant community with a broad and deep knowledge of Joomla. It also has a great passion to grow the community even more. It was my first trip to a JoomlaDay event since I was elected president of Open Source Matters, and also the first time I delivered a keynote session with live translation. My session was called “You, Me and the Joomla Community” where I told my volunteer story. A big thank you to Anastasia Gabidullina, who translated my session.
We are really excited that the Joomla community chose certification as one of the major areas to focus on in the recent survey. The Joomla certification program will be a key factor in furthering the growth, development and success of Joomla.