Joseph "Jojit" Ballesteros is among the founding Trustees of the Wikimedia Philippines (WMPH). He served as Vice President from May 2010 to July 2011 and as President from July 2011 to May 2012. Aside from being a member of WMPH, he also supports the objectives of the PhilWiki Community User Group, the Wikimedia Foundation and the whole Wikimedia movement. He currently serving as the Internal Auditor of WMPH.
He is an IT Professional; and Education Ministry Head, PASTEM Secretary and one of the Elders of a Catholic community, where he regularly gives inspiring speeches. Born in Pasig, he finished Bachelor in Computer Data Processing Management at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. He is married and lives in Paco, Manila.
During Mr. Ballesteros' term as an officer of Wikimedia Philippines, he organized the WikiCon 2011; and coordinated and prepared the Philippine visit of Asaf Bartov, Head of the Global South Relationships of the Wikimedia Foundation. He helped in partnering with like-minded organizations such as Mozilla Philippines that resulted to the Open Web Day project, which he led. Jojit has been contributing to Wikimedia projects, including Wikipedia, since September 2004. He actively promotes the goals of the Wikimedia movement in schools and conferences specifically giving presentations about its projects and free culture in general. He also conducts edit-a-thons in various parts of the Philippines.
More about Jojit and Jojit's work at his:
- E-mails: jojit.fbgmail.com, jojitwikimedia.org.ph
- Twitter account
- Google+ account
- User talk page at English Wikipedia
- User talk page at Tagalog Wikipedia
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