TED Talks Speakers

Bring the excitement of TED to your audience. These author speakers have captivated audiences from the TED stage and are leaders in the technology, creative, political, health, and social justice fields.

Anand Giridharadas

Journalist and author of Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

Marc Goodman

Global security advisor, futurist, and New York Times-bestselling author of Future Crimes

Shaka Senghor

Author of Writing My Wrongs and leading voice on criminal justice reform

Bryan Stevenson

Attorney, human rights activist, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, and author of Just Mercy

Isabel Wilkerson

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the critically acclaimed bestseller The Warmth of Other Suns

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Ayse Birsel

Award-winning designer, co-founder of Birsel + Seck and author of Design the Life You Love

Alain de Botton

Philosopher and international bestselling author of Religion for Atheists

Edwidge Danticat

MacArthur Fellow and acclaimed Haitian writer, author of Brother, I'm Dying and Claire of the Sea Light

Tania Katan

Creative disruptor, inspirational speaker, and co-creator of the viral campaign #ItWasNeverADress.

Eli Pariser

Board President of MoveOn.org, Cofounder of Upworthy, and author of The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You

Priya Parker

Facilitator, strategic advisor, and author of The Art of Gathering

Philippe Petit

Famous french high-wire artist and author of Creativity: The Perfect Crime

Markus Zusak

#1 New York Times- bestselling author of The Book Thief