Let’s Give It Up for the Community Speakers of MozCon 2017!


Posted by ronell-smithWhew! That’s the collective expression shared by the committee who perused this year’s community speaker pitches for MozCon 2017, which will be held July 17–19 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. Let’s just say, the entire group brought it. There were more than 120 people vying for six speaking slots. We’ve written in the past about how the committee whittles the submissions down, and then, before making the final selections from a group of about 20 people, we watch videos, peruse decks on SlideShare, and try to determine if a potential speaker would be successful on the stage. (Speaking in front of 1,500 people can be unnerving, even for the most accomplished speaker.) After all, we want everyone to walk away from MozCon feeling as though the event was a benefit. In general, during the final stages of the process, we’re looking for/at three elements with regards to the submission alone: Strength of the pitch (e.g., value, relevance to the
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