Doug Coleman, the organizer of TEDxJacksonville, is very humble, which belies his event’s impact on the city. He’s retired, yet still does 8 or 9 events
Samantha Nienow is the organizer of TEDxBemidji, and a pro slide designer. She’s produced the decks for 14 events and this year produced her first event.
Elena Crescia is an Organizer, TEDTalk Translator and a force of nature. Sao Paulo is a city of 20M people and is not awed by producing an event for 10,000.
Maurizio Berti from TEDxCesena produces an event that highlights his area and emphasizes the hospitality that the region is so well known for. His hidden talent is attracting speakers using food, in the form of Piadina’s, as a compelling reason to come to Cesena, located on the eastern edge of Italy near San Marino. Maurizio started by helping another team (Bologna) which …
Keita Demming, the co-organizer of TEDxPortofSpain in Trinidad believes TEDx is an in-depth exploration of what it means to be human. He also knows we have to be a little bit crazy to be organizers, especially when you are an expatriate living in Toronto and producing an event in your home country. He says he sees potential in things others …
Craig Burnett is one of the co-organizers at TEDxOshkosh, located in Wisconsin. In 2012 he saw Dan Pallotta’s TED talk, and it changed everything for him. Craig likes to explore conflicting ideas, a perfect trait for a TEDx co-organizer. TEDxOshkosh does something fun at their event which is to ask each attendee to sit in a different seat for each session. …
Annemarie Galeucia runs operations for TEDxLSU. As an educator, she focuses on communications coaching and loves giving students the experience of running a TEDx.
Andrei Dinu wrote his dissertation in on how to do a TEDx event in 2008 before TEDx was conceived. He says, “TED found me, and I found TED.”
Marc Winn is a Changemaker. At TEDxStPeterPort he asked himself a simple question, “How do we make Guernsey the best place to live on Earth?”
Ted Dintersmith has a great story on how he got to the TEDxFargo red circle, in less than six days. This is a testament to his passion for education.