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About Eddie Selover

As a writer and communicator, Eddie Selover helps people express their business and personal stories in ways that are more relevant, credible, and impactful.

As a marketing communications professional, Eddie has written speeches for senior executives, organized and executed large-scale conferences and events, built social media and website platforms, and award-winning marketing materials including annual reports, merger & acquisition communications, and promotional videos.

As a certified life coach, Eddie helps people clarify their goals and priorities, and then better align their choices and actions to help meet those goals. Life coaching focuses on personal and professional growth, and always assumes that each person knows the best ways to achieve this growth for themselves.

Several times a year, Eddie brings some of Orlando’s most interesting people together, as the organizer and host of PechaKucha Orlando. Held in over 650 cities around the world, PechaKucha Nights feature an eclectic mix of creatives and professionals who present in the 20×20 format: 20 slides, 20 seconds each. PechaKucha Orlando won a Silver Brick Award from the Downtown Orlando Partnership for its contributions to Orlando’s arts and culture in 2012, and was named one of Orlando’s Best Community Dialogues in The Daily City’s 2013 Best of Orlando awards.

Eddie is also an award-winning public speaker. He is a two-time winner of the Cicero Speechwriting Award: in 2013 for his closing speech at TEDxOrlando, “How PechaKucha Changed My Life,” and in 2014 for his talk “Out of My Head,” originally delivered at Nerd Nite Orlando and the Central Florida Mensa Annual Meeting. Eddie has also won numerous local and state awards as a member of Toastmasters, and served as the President of Lake Mary Toastmasters from 2010 to 2011.

A lifelong film buff and scholar, he also writes about film for publications such as Bright Lights Film Journal and Edward Copeland on Film.

 

View Eddie speaking at TED:
http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/How-PechaKucha-Changed-My-Life;search%3Atag%3A%22TEDxOrlando%22

 

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