TED Talks have been given by presidents, the pope, Grammy-winning musicians, award-winning actresses and Nobel Prize winners. Notable mentions include Bill Clinton, Pope Francis, Bono, Jane Fonda and Stephen Hawking. Who wouldn’t want to be in this lineup?
At the local level, leaders, authors and influencers are applying to countless TEDx events in the hopes of wearing the TED crown. The brand gives speakers instant credibility, along with the potential for massive visibility. TEDx is a community-driven platform where anyone who applies for this free license can produce these independently organized events. There are well over 50,000 videos currently in the TEDx library from over 130 countries.