About

TED

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.

The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with the TEDActive simulcast event in nearby Whistler. The annual TEDGlobal conference will be held this October in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED.

TEDx

x = independently organized event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

Sergali Adilbekov - photo by Marian Bader

Sergali Adilbekov

Curator

Madina Abdullina - photo by Marian Bader

Madina Abdullina

Co-organizer

Dennis Hagander - photo by Marian Bader

Dennis Hagander

Partnerships Manager

Frances Maunder

Frances Maunder

Marketing Manager

Geoffroy Baylaender

Geoffroy Baylaender

Web Manager

Caitlin Krause

Caitlin Krause

Speaker Curator

Giada Marsadri - Photo by Marian Bader

Giada Marsadri

Performers Curator

Rachel Richardson

Rachel Richardson

Logistics Manager

Leyla Baghirzade

Leyla Baghirzade

Audience Curator

Lorenzo Pomari

Lorenzo Pomari

Film Director

Mattia Cantoni

Mattia Cantoni

Visual Communication Designer

Mattia Bertoldi

Mattia Bertoldi

PR Manager

Nika Andabak

Nika Andabak

Catering Manager

Madeline Ames

Madeline Ames

Social Media Manager

Marian Bader

Marian Bader

Photographer

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Nicole Mottale

PR Manager

Alessia Evi

Alessia Evi

Communication Manager

Jo Fabbri

Stage Designer

Linda Arnold

Linda Arnold

Sales Manager

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Rodrigo Camargo

Sales Manager

Charlotte de Brabandt - Sales Manager & Host

Charlotte de Brabandt

Sales Manager & Host

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