Suresh Prabhu
2015 TEDxGateway, DEC 2018
Prashant Warier
DEC 2018
Seema Bansal
DEC 2018, Education, Think / Re-Think
Shri. Raghu Rai
DEC 2018, Explore, Photography
Shahnaaz Khan
DEC 2018
Sameep Padora
DEC 2018
Shantha Rau Barriga
DEC 2018
Shabana Basij -Rasikh
DEC 2018
Gitanjali Rao
DEC 2018, Prodigy
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
DEC 2018
Tom Wujec
DEC 2018
Parag Khanna
DEC 2018, Policy, Think / Re-Think
Mihir Shah
DEC 2018, Health
Harssh A Poddar
DEC 2018, Think / Re-Think
Haaziq Kazi
DEC 2018, Prodigy
Levon Biss
DEC 2018, Explore, Photography
Madhumita Murgia
DEC 2018
Maati Baani
DEC 2018
Rives
DEC 2018
Govindraj Ethiraj
DEC 2018
Dr. Binish Desai
DEC 2018
Dnyaneshwar Bodke
DEC 2018
Dhruv Patel
DEC 2018
Ralph Simon
DEC 2018
Ananda Shankar Jayant
DEC 2018
AnDa Union
DEC 2018
Lydian Nadhaswaram
DEC 2018
Shayaan Udeshi
DEC 2018
Tao Issaro
DEC 2018
Eldar Blau
DEC 2018

Below: Past Speakers
Rives
Explore, FEB 2018
Dr. Bronwyn King
FEB 2018
Dr. Arun Sundararajan
FEB 2018
Ricky Kej & Shanti Samsara
FEB 2018
Darlene Koldenhoven
FEB 2018
Anushka Naiknaware
FEB 2018, Inspire
Jagdish Mahapatra
FEB 2018
Dr. Shubha Tole
FEB 2018
Afreen Khan
FEB 2018
Linsey Pollak
FEB 2018
Dr. Anne Madden
FEB 2018
Rothna Begum
FEB 2018
Manisha Mohan
FEB 2018
Shriya Srinivasan
FEB 2018
Bharat Anand
FEB 2018
Ron Korb
FEB 2018
Mallakhamba
FEB 2018
Ajit Narayanan
FEB 2018
Akash Manoj
FEB 2018
Tharanga Goonetilleke
FEB 2018
Nungshi Malik
FEB 2018
Jimmy Lin
FEB 2018
UnErase Poetry
FEB 2018
Washington Wachira
FEB 2018
Tashi Malik
FEB 2018
Dr. Saurabh Rane
FEB 2018
Richard Browning
FEB 2018
Joseph Redmon
FEB 2018
Dr. Shelja Sen
FEB 2018
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol
FEB 2018
Prateek Sharma
FEB 2018
Maati Baani
DEC2016, Entertainment
Divyanshu Ganatra
DEC2016, Inspire
Sumit Sadawarti
DEC2016, Entertainment
Dharavi Diary
DEC2016, Education
Raghu Raman
DEC2016, Think / Re-Think
Guilhem DESQ
DEC2016, Entertainment
Deepak Ramola
Art, DEC2016, Inspire
Vandana Trivedi
DEC2016, Think / Re-Think
Josy Joseph
DEC2016
Neel Ghose
DEC2016, Inspire
Roozbeh Ghaffari
DEC2016, Technology
Sparsh Shah
DEC2016, Inspire
Wim van Egmond
DEC2016, Explore
Edith Elliott
DEC2016, Education
Angélica Dass
Art, DEC2016
Lux Narayan
DEC2016, Explore
Boaz Almog
DEC2016, Technology
Florian Radke
DEC2016, Technology
Zak Ebrahim
DEC2016, Inspire
El Seed
Art, DEC2016
Krtin Nithiyanandam
DEC2016, Education
Kalyani Khona
DEC2016
Uday Deshpande
Art, DEC2016, Inspire
Prukalpa Sankar
DEC2016, Explore, Technology
Dr.Zarir Udwadia
DEC2016, Think / Re-Think
Capri Everitt
DEC2016
Suresh Prabhu
2015 TEDxGateway, DEC 2018
LYDIAN NADHASWARAM
2015, 2015 TEDxGateway
Sanket Avlani
2015 TEDxGateway
Sonam Wangchuk
2015 TEDxGateway
Hans Dalal
2015 TEDxGateway
Ishita Katyal
2015 TEDxGateway
Anirudh Sharma
2015 TEDxGateway
Melizarani T.Selva
2015 TEDxGateway
Tarun Khanna
2015 TEDxGateway
Eric Ju Yoon Kim
2015 TEDxGateway
Max ZT
2015 TEDxGateway
Sudharak Olwe
2015 TEDxGateway
Ritu Karidhal
2015 TEDxGateway
Danny Cabrera
2015 TEDxGateway
Raghu Raman
2015 TEDxGateway
Nitin Sawhney
2015 TEDxGateway
Lujendra Ojha
2015 TEDxGateway
Nicki Wells
2015 TEDxGateway
Kshitij Marwah
2015 TEDxGateway
Daan Roosegaarde
2015 TEDxGateway
Siddharth Chakravarty
2015 TEDxGateway
Harsh Songra
2015 TEDxGateway
Benedetta Berti
2015 TEDxGateway
Nicolas Perony
2015 TEDxGateway
Andrew Nemr
2015 TEDxGateway
Dilip Ratha
2015 TEDxGateway
Kanav Kahol
2015 TEDxGateway
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John Werner

Innovator | Mobilizer | Head of Innovation at Camera Culture Group, MIT Media Lab
John is the Head of Innovation & New Ventures at the Camera Culture Group at the MIT Media Lab. He is an innovator, mobilizer, and human super connector. He constantly builds community and is a ‘moonshot’ thinker innovating as he goes while incorporating the latest technologies. He believes wholeheartedly in 21st century collaborative creativity in innovating with direct human or environmental impact. There he supports developments on new imaging platforms, and developing hardware and software technologies to augment human vision. He is also developing a large-scale online learning platform, called REDX (Rethinking Engineering Design Execution) bringing young people together from around the world, currently in three cities in India (Mumbai, Hyderbad & Nashik), to solve some of the planet’s most important problems. He does this through rapid prototyping and helping to foster an environment of entrepreneurship to take ideas into the real world for impact. He has been a co-instructor of MIT's Computational Photography and Imaging, Fabrication and Ventures, and for MIT's Engineering the Medical Tricorder.

John was on of the founders, a 19 year veteran of Citizen Schools, an education initiative that is now in 8 U.S. states, has 500 staff, and a 32 million dollar operating budget. John held titles of Chief Mobilizing Officer establishing the organization from a concept paper in 1995. He helped to redefine how learning happens across the US using business collaborations and after school programming. John is active in the TED community having attended 10 events and speaking at 10+.

He was an Executive Curator of TEDxBoston, and introduced the Adventure concept to the TED organization. Adventures, where participants go behind the scenes at the most innovative labs, venues, and pivotal places to learn and invent together, generate transformative collaboration and nourish lifelong learning. He since programmed some 150 Adventures for over 10,000 people and hosted and trained over 300 Adventure Catalysts (TEDx Organizers) from 82 counties and all 50 US States to put Adventures into practice worldwide. In 2012 John founded Ideas in Action and established an unprecedented conference 260 innovators on stage whose talks have been viewed by 20 million+ times.

John is a graduate of Hamilton College, and worked as a teacher in Boston Public Schools and principal for several years. He later went on to receive Harvard University’s Loeb Fellowship in 2008. John’s accolades include being recognized by BostonInno’s “50 on Fire” in 2014, finalist 2013, named Top 10 Education Troublemakers – Deconstructing Education Brick by Brick by Business Innovation Factory 2011, and he was named one of Boston’s Ten Outstanding Young Leaders in 2006. John served on the Massachusetts Governor’s Readiness Project, the Lt. Governor’s STEM Advisory Council, WGBH Community Advisory Board, and the boards of many Boston education and youth organizations, including past and current President of the Boston Hamilton Alumni Society. He was a Connector at Boston World Partnerships, member of LeadBoston and City to City Leadership Exchange, one of ten Harvard University Loeb Fellows, and was featured in the E100 Network of ENTOVATION International Ltd.

John is an active photographer (www.johnwernerphotography.com - 9 million views to date), a Getty photographer, and his work has been used by TED.com, MIT Media Lab and the White House.
John loves loves racing triathlons and qualified and raced at the 70.3 Ironman World Championships 4x. John is a 2x USTA All-American. John earned a spot on Team USA for the 2013 ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championships (top 6% of the nationals (96 of 1400/12th in his age group).

John also loves coaching for Brookline Youth Lacrosse (7 years now), commuting by bicycle 365 days a year, and spending time with his wife Erika Alvarez Werner and their three children.