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

Editor-at-large for TIME 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

Priya Parker

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

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

Edwidge Danticat

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

Adam Davidson

Co-founder of Planet Money, award-winning journalist, and author of The Passion Economy

Paul Greenberg

James Beard Award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food and American Catch: The Fight for our Local Seafood

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

Philippe Petit

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

Shaka Senghor

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

Steve Silberman

Award-winning science writer and New York Times-bestselling author of NeuroTribes

Laura Vanderkam

Author of Off the Clock, 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think and I Know How She Does It

Bina Venkataraman

Author of The Optimist's Telescope and Editorial Page Editor at The Boston Globe

Markus Zusak

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