On the first day of TED2019 in Vancouver, Randy Bretz, TEDxLincoln, Emeritus, and I were honored to interview the founder of TEDx, Lara Stein.
In five minutes of listening to Mariette Fourmeaux du Sartel talk about why she has spent the past couple of years going to prison every week to help create TEDxDonovanCorrectional, you will understand how her passion drives her to continue, overcoming obstacles every visit.
Monica Alba is a force of nature and the perfect person to lead the team at TEDxCancun, located in one of the most beautiful places along the Gulf of Mexico. Cancun is only 40 years old, and unlike other colonial cities in Mexico, it is full of many nationalities, creating a diverse population.
In this special episode, recorded in September 2018 right after TEDxSantaBarbara, Mark Sylvester, the host of Hacking the Red Circle, is interviewed by TEDxLincoln’s Randy Bretz and TEDxLaçador’s Ana Goelzer. This podcast is the first time he’s told his TED story, he also tells about the founding of this podcast and his hopes for the TEDx community of organizers.
TEDxLeicester, located in the United Kingdom, is organized by Siddhi Trivedi, who has a unique story; she was born in Tanzania, educated in the UK and the United States and has lived and worked across three continents. She’s truly a global citizen.
Gildo Conte is the Organizer of TEDxLaval, located on an island next to Montreal, in Quebec, Canada. His passion and energy are infectious, and I bet it’s great fun being a part of his small, five-person team. His first brush with TED was when his kids said, “Dad, do you know about TED?” He says that it was a magical moment for him.
Kimberly Marcus traveled the path to the Red Circle first as a speaker then made her way to Organizer of TEDxTarrytown in 2017. She made the trek to TEDFest in Brooklyn to remove the population cap off her event. She went to Brooks Institute (originally here in Santa Barbara) to study photography and moved to the east coast in 1987, …
John Werner is the Organizer of TEDxBeaconStreet, one of the top TEDx events that other Organizers would love to visit. In this episode, you’ll learn why John and his event have been so successful, with over 86 million views of their Talks since 2010. John’s very generous towards everyone that has helped him build a staggeringly connected community. John’s been …
Ajit George is the Organizer of TEDxWilmington, located in Delaware. He is a bundle of energy, as evidenced by the fact that his tribe produces 12 events a year, with 172 speakers and 164 talks. It takes an incredible amount of organization to manage the sheer volume of speakers and attendees. They’ve had 7.4M views of their talks since they starting producing their event in 2011.
How do you prepare an event for 7,000 people in rural India from 4,100 miles away in London, and don’t hit the ground running until a week before the event? In this episode, we talk with Masarat Daud, the Organizer of TEDxShekhawati, located about 150 miles west of New Dehli. There were so many challenges producing this event that you’ll not want to miss a minute of this compelling conversation.