Search results for "TedX"

Contact Us
California
Inspired by the film “Stand and Deliver,” DR. DANNY BRASSELL chose to teach in the inner city to positively impact students others deemed as “unteachable.” Danny is on a mission to bring joy back into education to combat the consequences of teacher and educational... View More

Contact Us
Texas
On Christmas Eve, 1968 the Astronauts of Apollo 8; Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders did what no other humans had ever done. Now, almost 50 years ago, a turbulent world cast their eyes to the heavens for a unique view of our home planet. It was on this very... View More

Contact Us
California
Michael Costigan is a passionate advocate for the millennial generation. His written work has been featured by Entrepreneur.com, Inc., Huffington Post, & Monster.com. While his on-camera spots have been syndicated across ABC, CBS, & Fox. He is a keynote speaker for... View More

Contact Us
As the Swedish-Australian founder of Thinkque, Anders Sorman-Nilsson (LLB MBA) has become a valued strategist to Fortune 500s and ASX leaders, converting provocative questions into proactive, predictive strategies. A global thought leader since 2005, Anders works across... View More

Contact Us
CA
Erin Gruwell is a teacher, an education activist, and the founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation. She created the Freedom Writer Methods, a progressive teaching philosophy and curricula designed to achieve excellence from all students. By fostering an educational... View More

$15,000
South African-born Neal Petersen, shares a captivating personal story of childhood physical disability, poverty and the humiliation of Apartheid in South Africa to compete in the most dangerous extreme sport known to man: solo yacht racing around the globe--27,000 miles,... View More

Contact Us
CA
"First American Women's Everest Expedition Team Captain & Author of The New York Times Bestseller "On the Edge: Leadership Lessons from Everest and Other Extreme Environments" Alison served as team captain of the first American Women's Everest Expedition, climbed the... View More

$3,500
Oregon
Frank King, BA, BS, is a graduate of the University North Carolina Chapel Hill, and a professional speaker, comedian, and mental health activist, with 30 years of experience making people laugh, learn, and leave his presentations loving life. He began his standup comedy... View More

Contact Us
VI
Richard Branson is the eccentric and outspoken chairman of Virgin Atlantic Airways and the founder of Virgin Records, which he recently sold for an unprecedented $1 billion. Famous for his daring entrepreneurial style, he oversees the Virgin Group, Ltd. an extensive... View More

$17,500
GA
Dan Thurmon is the author of two books, a renowned speaker, and a recognized expert in delivering peak performances – on stage and in the workplace. As president of Motivation Works, Inc., he has worked with hundreds of clients and delivered thousands of presentations... View More

Contact Us
NY
Barbara Corcoran’s credentials include straight D’s in high school and college and twenty jobs by the time she turned twenty-three. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country when she took a $1000 loan to start The... View More

Contact Us
NY
Joel Klein, chief executive officer of Amplify, is an education visionary and proven leader of change. Prior to Amplify, Joel was chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, where he oversaw a system of 1.1 million students and 136,000 employees. While there... View More

$15,000
CA
Barry Friedman and Dan Holzman are the Raspyni Brothers. As one of the most sought after acts on the corporate entertainment scene, they appear annually at over 100 events across America and internationally. Everyday objects come to life in their talented hands. Golf... View More

$7,500 - $25,000
CA
Robert B. Tucker is president of The Innovation Resource, and an internationally recognized leader in the field of innovation. Formerly an adjunct professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Tucker has been a consultant and keynote speaker since 1986. His... View More

Contact Us
Massachusetts
TONY WAGNER currently serves as an Expert In Residence at Harvard University’s new Innovation Lab. Prior to this appointment; Tony was the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, and the founder and co-director of the... View More

Contact Us
CA
A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for more than thirty years, Steve Wozniak has helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh. In 1976, Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded... View More

$10,000
ON
Boris Cherniak is a multiple award winning comedian hypnotist, hypnotherapist, motivational speaker, actor and author. He regularly appears on television showcasing incredible powers of hypnosis and power of positive thinking. Boris motivates and inspires. He appears in... View More

Contact Us
In 1995 Sahar Hashemi together with her brother Bobby founded Coffee Republic, and built it into one of the UK’s most recognised high street brands with a turnover of 30m. Giving up highly professional jobs, she a lawyer in London and he an investment banker in New York,... View More

$15,000
NC
Hendley calls himself proof that anyone, even a “tattooed keg-tapper”, can cure what ails the world. “I hereby proclaim November 5th, 2009 as Doc Hendley day.” When these words were spoken by Dr. Jim Woodward, Chancellor of NC State University, thunderous applause echoed... View More

Contact Us
In October of 1972 an airplane carrying Eduardo Strauch and 44 fellow passengers and crew crashed in the Andes. Seventy-two days later, only sixteen of them were rescued. Eduardo remained silent for more than 30 years concerning this experience, and did not speak publicly... View More

Contact Us
CO
Amy Purdy has lived an incredible life. She grew up with the love of Nature, health wellness and travel. She was also a passionate snowboarder. At 19, her life took a detour. After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Amy was rushed to the hospital in a state of septic shock.... View More

Contact Us
New York
Majora Carter is a visionary voice in city planning who views urban renewal through an environmental lens. The South Bronx native draws a direct connection between ecological, economic and social degradation. Hence her motto: "Green the ghetto!" With her inspired ideas... View More

$10,000
NY
Chris Bashinelli is an Actor/Activist from Brooklyn, New York, whose TV career spans MTV to The Sopranos. He has traveled from Tanzania to Thailand hosting the internationally recognized TV Series Bridge the Gap TV with Chris Bashinelli (broadcast into 45M homes in 80... View More

Contact Us
CA
Ramsey Musallam is a secondary science instructor at Sonoma Academy in Santa Rosa, California. Ramsey has also has served as an adjunct professor of education at the University of San Francisco and Touro University in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to his role as a... View More

Contact Us
NY
Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. In 1998, Bremmer founded Eurasia Group with just $25,000. Today, the company has offices in New York, Washington, and London, as well as a network of experts and... View More