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.

Marc Goodman

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

Priya Parker

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

Isabel Wilkerson

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of the critically-acclaimed bestsellers The Warmth of Other Suns and Caste

Ed Yong

Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author

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Arthur C. Brooks

Harvard professor, PhD social scientist, #1 New York Times-bestselling author

Adam Davidson

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

Scott Galloway

Marketing Professor at NYU Stern, bestselling author, serial entrepreneur

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

Dr. Mona Hanna

Physician, scientist and activist who exposed the Flint water crisis

Therese Huston

Author of Let’s Talk: Make Effective Feedback Your Superpower


Award-winning recording artist, disability rights activist, and founder of RAMPD

Paco de Leon

Personal finance expert and author of Finance for the People

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 Letters to the Sons of Society and Writing My Wrongs and leading voice on criminal justice reform

Steve Silberman

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

Suzanne Simard

Leader of The Mother Tree Project and author of Finding the Mother Tree

Laura Vanderkam

Productivity expert and author of 168 Hours, I Know How She Does It, and The New Corner Office

Markus Zusak

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