I fell in love with Mozilla back in 2002 while still underage and we’ve been in a passionate relationship ever since I established Mozilla Slovenija with a mission of localizing Mozilla products. I’m hacking Pontoon and work for Mozilla, which also happens to be my greatest hobby.
A long-time contributor to the Mozilla project, Matjaz has worked on lots of areas of the project: localization, jetpack, marketing, community building, to name a few.
Last week, Matjaz who is based in Slovenia and a founding member of the Slovenia community, took part in an open discussion on ACTA in his country's
national parliament. Check out the video on his blog post - you'll see him talking to policymakers about Mozilla's values and the importance of user sovereignty on the web. He seems so cool at the pulpit, it looks like he does this all the time :)
The Mozilla Reps program is open to all Mozillians who are 18 years
of age and above. Before you become a Mozilla Rep, you must
complete a short but rigorous application process in order to
demonstrate your interest in and motivation for joining the
program. Are you ready to take on the challenges and rewards
of advancing your leadership to the next level in Mozilla? If
your answer is YES, apply to become a Mozilla Rep today!
Not sure if you're ready for Mozilla Reps? There are many other
ways to take the lead in the Mozilla Community. If you're a
student, register for
program to gain experience leading projects at your
school. And all of our contributor opportunities are available
to you on the Get
The Mozilla Reps application process involves three simple
If your application is approved, you'll be invited to be
interviewed by a member of the advisory council over IRC or
IM that same week. The interview lasts about 15 minutes and
you will be asked some simple questions about yourself, your
experience contributing to the Mozilla project and, of
course, your motivation for becoming a MozRep.
If you're accepted into the Mozilla Reps program, your
mentor will get you started and familiar with the tools at
your disposal to start organizing events, requesting
budgets, swag, etc. And just like that, you could become a
Thanks for your interest in making the Web better with Mozilla!