Search Mastery Speaker Series: The Mojeek Search Engine – An Alternative in Web Search ft. Colin Hayhurst
Event Start Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 11:00 am
Event End Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 12:00 pm
Location: Virtual EST, Registration Required
Speaker Bio: Colin Hayhurst is the Chief Executive Officer of Mojeek Limited, a fully remote company with its roots in the UK. He heads up a dynamic team who are working hard to ensure that there is a true choice in search independent of Big Tech. Colin has a vast array of entrepreneurial experience within the tech world, with proven commercial and technical experience in startups, academia and industry. He has been a co-founding CEO or CTO of three startups in high-performance computing, web-infrastructure and machine learning respectively. His international business experience is predominantly in the UK, Europe and USA, including the Y Combinator 2012 summer cohort.
What is the Search Mastery Interest Group? Search Mastery refers to the ability to effectively search for information online and to make use of search terms, operators, tools, and specialized search engines to adjust a search based on one’s information needs. Further, search mastery encompasses the ability to effectively evaluate information that results from a search– including scanning and selecting from results as they appear on a search engine results page and evaluating a webpage once it is opened. The Search Mastery Interest Group is committed to leadership in the advancement of search literacy as a high-priority component of a information literacy education.