TED Conference Speakers

  • Fee Range:
    $30,001-$50,000
    Traveling From:
    VA

    Shawn Achor

    Positive Psychology Expert

    Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. Shawn has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. …Read More

  • Fee Range:
    $7,501-$10,000
    Traveling From:
    CA

    Kare Anderson

    Cross-Promotions & Persuasive Communication Expert

    Kare Anderson is an Emmy-winning former NBC and Wall Street Journal reporter, now connective behavior speaker and columnist for Forbes and Huffington Post. Anderson’s TED talk on The Web of Humanity: Becoming an Opportunity Maker has attracted over 1.3 million views. Her clients are as …Read More

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    Traveling From:
    CA

    Sekou Andrews

    Motivational Poet & Strategic Presenter

    Sekou Andrews is inspiring the business world one poem at a time with The Sekou Effect. As an award-winning and internationally acclaimed Poetic Voice, Sekou creates personalized poetic presentations that give voice to the messages and missions of businesses and help them tell their most …Read More

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    Traveling From:
    CT

    Robert Ballard, PhD

    Distinguished Oceanographer, Discovered the Titanic Wreckage

    Robert Ballard is Founder and President of the Ocean Exploration Trust; Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration and Professor of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography. He is an Explorer-In-Residence at the National Geographic …Read More

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    Traveling From:
    TX

    Chris Bliss

    Smart Comedy, A Tonight Show Favorite

    For writer, speaker, comedian, juggler, and Bill of Rights advocate Chris Bliss, life has been a study in contrasts. The youngest son of a Washington D.C. attorney, he majored in comparative literature at Northwestern University and the University of Oregon, where he …Read More

  • Fee Range:
    $20,001-$30,000
    Traveling From:
    MN

    Dan Buettner

    Blue Zones Explorer

    Dan Buettner is an explorer, New York Times bestselling author and National Geographic Fellow. His New York Times Sunday Magazine article, “The Island Where People Forget to Die” was the second most popular article of 2012. He founded Blue Zones®, a company that …Read More

  • Fee Range:
    $15,001-$20,000
    Traveling From:
    NY

    Andy Cohen

    Entrepreneur, Innovation and Marketing Speaker

    Andy Cohen is the founder of Andy Cohen Worldwide (AC/W), a global advisory firm helping multinational companies overcome the barriers that stand in the way of their success. Andy is also a speaker, entrepreneur and author.  He empowers the world’s global brands to think differently and …Read More

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    Traveling From:
    LON

    Paul Collier

    Professor of Economics, Oxford University

    Paul Collier is one of the world's leading experts on developing markets and financial opportunities within the poorest countries. Director for the Centre of the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, Collier is currently Advisor to the Strategy and Policy Department of the …Read More

  • Fee Range:
    $5,001-$7,500
    Traveling From:
    UT

    Steph Davis

    Embracing Change, Managing Risk & Fear

    Steph’s resume of climbing achievements spans 25 years. She was the first woman to free climb the Salathe Wall on El Capitan, and the second woman to free climb El Cap in under 24 hours. She has established first ascents around the world, of difficult …Read More

  • Fee Range:
    $10,001-$15,000
    Traveling From:
    TX

    Taryn Davis

    Top 2011 CNN Hero, Founder of the American Widow Project

    Taryn was living the “normal” life; She had married her soul mate, was about to graduate college, and had her future with him to look forward to. That was until May 21, 2007. Her husband had been killed by multiple roadside bombs just an hour …Read More

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