TED speakers

TED conferences are about sharing ideas worth spreading. This is a selection of speakers who have delivered impactful talks on the TED stage.

Meet the TED speakers

Vice-chairman of Ogilvy Group, The Spectator’s Wiki Man
CEO, futurist, innovation, science, technology, TED Talk speaker
Award-winning author, speaker and economist
Globally recognized public speaker, renowned polar explorer, and transformational leader in sustainability
Renowned visionary, speaker, entrepreneur, inventor, scientist, co-author of Kiva Systems and founder of Verity Studios
Best-selling author, thought leader, international affairs expert, founder and president of Eurasia Group
Founder and CEO of Hanson Robotics, creator of the world’s most humanlike social robots
Profoundly deaf World renowned solo percussionist – fascinating
Turkey’s best-selling female author
New York Times best-selling author, pre-eminent thinker, influencer, speaker and international economist specialising in global affairs