TED TALK SPEAKERS

• Sociologist, entrepreneur & author of Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way To Happiness

• Harvard professor on how to boost creative productivity

• One of the world's foremost authorities & experts on the impacts of weather and extreme weather events both here & abroad

• Journalist & NPR correspondent

• Author of American Eclipse

• Founder of Behance & Adobe's Chief Product Officer

• Author of The Messy Middle & Making Ideas Happen

• Early Investor & Product Advisor, Pinterest, Uber & Other Top Companies

• Award-winning author of the acclaimed book, Triumph of the Heart: Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World

• Inspirational speaker, journalist-turned marketer on using compassion to enhance health, productivity and performance.

• Video maker, travel blogger & content creator with more than 7.5 million social media followers & over 2.1 billion video views

• Author of Game Changer: How to be 10x in the Talent Economy

• Creator/Host of the Emmy-winning ESPN show Sports Science

• NY Times Bestselling author of The Perfection Point

• Best-selling author on how leading organizations are upending business as usual

• Professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University

• Author of The Invisible Gorilla

• Design thinking expert & founder of Visual Insight

• Bakala Professor of Strategy at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College

• Bestselling author of several books, including Hypercompetition & The Pan-Industrial Revolution

• Mentalist & magician on how to motivate, engage & influence others

• One of the world’s leading experts in machine learning, artificial intelligence & big data

• Author of The Vanishing Neighbor: The Transformation of American Community

• Author of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

• Author of Disrupting for Good: Using Passion and Persistence to Create Lasting Change

• Director of external affairs for Google

• Former Editor at Fortune

• Author of The End of Suburbs & The Airbnb Story

• Expert on A.I. & disruptive strategy

• Author of Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence

NY Times bestselling author

• TED speaker, social scientist & pioneer in the use of data

• Former executive editor of Wired & Chief of Research/Chief Communications Officer at GoodRx

• Bestselling author & entrepreneur on creating a culture of health


• Professor & author on the power of storytelling


• Management thought leader

• Author of several books on the science of motivation

New York Times columnist, acclaimed author & physician

• Creator of the social justice oriented service-learning program “Books Behind Bars”

• Educational innovator at the University of Virginia Center for Teaching Excellence

• Author of the NY Times Bestseller A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy

• Advocate for mental health


• President of Environmental Defense Fund

• Artistic Director of Artichoke, one of the UK’s leading independent production company

• Founder of the Moving Up Media Lab on the American Dream

• Co-founder & Executive Director of World Savvy on the transformative power of global education

• Author of Stealth of Nations & Shadow Cities on the power of the informal economy

• Journalist & co-founder of Memory Well

• Author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way America Works


• A leader in the application of human-centered design

• Author of several books including, The Design of Everyday Things

• Olympian on how to reach your potential every day

• Silicon Valley futurist and technologist

• Journalist and consultant

• Author of Brilliant on helping people understand how we learn & how we can do it better

• Motivational speaker on inclusive leadership & the mindset for success

• Leading inspirational speaker

• Author of several books including, Why Good Things Happen to Good People

• Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resources at the Stanford Graduate School of Business

• Author of Scaling Up Excellence & Market Rebels


• Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

• Pushing the limits of human potential with projects like the human-powered helicopter.

• Author of the #1 bestselling book, The Happiness Project

• Cultural Alchemist at Google X

• Bestselling author of 'Practical Genius'

• The Future Studies and Forecasting Chair at Singularity University

• Host of the Emmy-nominated PBS Kids show Dinosaur Train

• Passionate advocate for connecting people with nature

• Musician with a message: Dreaming in 3D

• Senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute

• Award-winning journalist at Quartz

• Author of An Economist Walks into a Brothel

• Director of the Better Life Lab & The Good Life Initiative at New America

• Author of the NY Times Bestseller Overwhelmed

• Lecturer at UC Berkely's Haas School of Business

• Author of Practical Wisdom

• One of TED’s most popular speakers

• Aeronautics & Astronautics Professor and Associate Dean at MIT, and leads the Interactive Robotics Group of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

• Author of What To Expect When You're Expecting Robots

• Author of The Invisible Gorilla

• Worldwide leading expert on veganism and coveted speaker on body positivity and social justice issues

• Author of the memoir Always Too Much and Never Enough and The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan

• Georgetown University professor, U.S. Army veteran, and resilience expert

• Author of Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive during Stress and Recover from Trauma

• Author of Looking Up: How a Different Perspective Turns Obstacles into Advantages

• Broadway's longest-running 'Lion King' shares his secret to fulfillment & joy in everyday work & life

• Emmy award winner, polymath & former medical clown

• Playful communicator who helps companies re-engage their staff and customers

• Co-Founder/CEO of Team Rubicon

• Author of Once a Warrior and Take Command

• 'Dr. Love' scientist

• Entrepreneur & Author of several books including, Trust Factor & The Moral Molecule


• Founder/CEO of buildOn: Bringing education & opportunity to the world's poorest by mobilizing inner-city youth & helping to build schools in developing nations.