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DEC 2018
DEC 2018
20+ Speakers
DEC 2018
Govindraj Ethiraj
DEC 2018
Sameep Padora
DEC 2018
Shantha Barriga
DEC 2018
Dr. Binish Desai
DEC 2018
Eldar Blau
DEC 2018
Dnyaneshwar Bodke
DEC 2018
Ananda Shankar Jayant
DEC 2018
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
DEC 2018
Storror
DEC 2018
Maati Baani
DEC 2018
Seema Bansal
DEC 2018, Education, Think / Re-Think
Tao Issaro
DEC 2018
Tom Wujec
DEC 2018
Shri. Raghu Rai
DEC 2018, Explore, Photography
Shabana Basij -Rasikh
DEC 2018
Megha Rajagopalan
DEC 2018
Paro Anand
DEC 2018, Think / Re-Think
AnDa Union
DEC 2018
Parag Khanna
DEC 2018, Policy, Think / Re-Think
Mihir Shah
DEC 2018, Health
Lydian Nadhaswaram
DEC 2018
Harssh A Poddar
DEC 2018, Think / Re-Think
Levon Biss
DEC 2018, Explore, Photography
Haaziq Kazi
DEC 2018, Prodigy
Shayaan Udeshi
DEC 2018
Gitanjali Rao
DEC 2018, Prodigy
Rives
DEC 2018
More names to be announced soon.
DEC 2018
Watch this space for more
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
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
Suresh Prabhu
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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Ricky Kej & Shanti Samsara

Ricky Kej
Ricky Kej
Grammy® Award Winner and US Billboard #1 artist Ricky Kej is an internationally renowned Indian Music Composer, Conservationist and Professor. Ricky Kej composed and produced his latest album ‘SHANTI SAMSARA’, which was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande in the presence of World Leaders at the United Nations COP21 Climate Change Conference in Paris. For Shanti Samsara, Ricky collaborated with over 500 musicians in over 40 countries, all coming together for Environmental Consciousness. Ricky went on to performing music from this album twice at the United Nations General Assembly, NY among other prestigious venues all over the world.

His repertoire of work consists of 15 studio albums released internationally, over 3,500 commercials and 3 feature films. He scored music for the opening ceremony of the Cricket World Cup 2011, held in Dhaka-Bangladesh.

Ricky was recently awarded the United Nations "Global Humanitarian Artist". Among other awards to his credit, he has also won Producer of the year at the South African Music Awards (S.Africa), Album of the year at the Zone Music Awards (New Orleans), Global Indian Music Award and Mirchi Music Awards (India), Centre for Conscious Creativity ‘FutureVision’ Award (Los Angeles). Ricky is also conferred with the title "Pride of Karnataka" and “Youth Icon of India".

Darlene Koldenhoven
Darlene Koldenhoven
Darlene has a Grammy® Award and three Grammy® Nominations. She is known globally as the featured soprano soloist in ‘Yanni, Live at the Acropolis’. Darlene has sung in thousands of movies, television shows, CDs, commercials, live shows and more. She has a Platinum album for her vocal work on Pink Floyd’s ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’. She is also known worldwide as the tambourine-waving choir nun in both ‘Sister Act’ films with Whoopi Goldberg.

Hai Phuong
Hai Phuong
Hai Phuong is one of the leading Dan Tranh musicians in the world. A Graduate of HCMC Conservatory (Zither Performance Department), she won ‘The First Prize’ and ‘The Best Contemporary Music Performer Prize’ in ‘The First National Concours of Young Zither talents 1992’. She has performed in several National and International Music Festivals. Currently, Hai Phuong is a teacher of Tranh Zither in HCMC conservatory.

Ron Korb
Ron Korb
Grammy® nominated and multi-award-winning flautist Ron Korb is famous for playing a wide variety indigenous woodwinds from around the world. His critically acclaimed music has been released in twenty countries on various record labels. He has toured extensively throughout Europe, Canada, The USA, Central America, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore and Japan. Ron’s compositions are evoke imagery of the diverse cultural traditions and experiences of his travels.

Ron has performed for Queen Elizabeth, Princess Takamado of Japan, Princess Bopha Devi of Cambodia, and was featured on the World Youth Day recording for Pope John Paul and the Dalai Lama’s World Festival of Sacred Music in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He has also shared stages with Peter Gabriel, Jane Siberry, Tia Carrere, Liona Boyd, The Yardbirds, Olivia Newton John and Cesaria Evora.

Ron has played many movie soundtracks which have been nominated for Oscars and Cannes Film Festival awards. Some of the films have included Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm and Ride with the Devil, Atom Egoyan’s Exotica, Sweet Hereafter and Felicia’s Journey, Nõ by Robert Lepage, Mira Nair’s Kama Sutra, John Woo’s Blackjack and the 3D IMAX film Space Station narrated by Tom Cruise.

Mehmet Ali Sanlikol
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol
Mehmet is a Grammy® nominated Turkish-American composer and CMES Harvard University fellow who is a jazz pianist and singer, who also performs a number of Near and Middle Eastern instruments as well as the Continuum Fingerboard.The Boston Globe calls Sanlıkol’s music “colorful, fanciful, full of rhythmic life, and full of feeling" and "not touristy, but rather sophisticated, informed, internalized”

Rajesh Raman Aka Blaaze
Rajesh Raman Aka Blaaze
Writer of the UN Anthem for Poverty 'Pray For Me Brother', Blaaze the Rhythmic Poet, is also the worlds first Sanskrit Rapper. A Zambian with Indian Genes, Blaaze was called MTV Youth Icon for his Raps on social issues.

Charanraj
Charanraj
A versatile singer, songwriter, performer, producer and musician, Charanraj is a very successful composer in the Kannada movie industry. He recently won the top and most coveted prize ‘State Award for Best Composer’. A regular collaborator with Ricky Kej, he also was an integral part of Ricky’s Grammy® Winning album ‘Winds of Samsara’.

Manoj George
Manoj George
Manoj is a violinist and composer of repute. He has performed as a conductor, string arranger and choral arranger in the Grammy® award winning album Winds of Samsara. His wide repertoire include scoring music for Malayalam and Kannada feature films, documentaries, short films and commercials.

Muthu Kumar
Muthu Kumar
With over 20 years in the music industry, Muthu Kumar has made a niche for himself as a percussionist par excellence. Having studied under legends Ustad Allarakha and Ustad Zakir Hussain, Muthu has traveled around the globe many times and performed on many prestigious stages and festivals. He has collaborated with musicians around the world, across genres and has accompanied the likes of Alice Coltrane, Maynard Ferguson, John Barnes, Bill Laswell, Dana Gillespie, Bombay Jayashree, Mandolin U. Rajesh and Lucky Ali to name a few. Muthu has recorded on numerous albums and is one of the pioneers in the field of Online Tabla learning.

The Raveolution String Section
The Raveolution String Section
A world class string section conducted and handpicked by one of the most acclaimed violinists in India – Manoj George. The Raveolution String Section was created especially for playing compositions of Ricky Kej. Having collaborated on numerous concerts with Ricky Kej, the Raveolution String Section is now an integral part of his music.

The Raveolution Choir
The Raveolution Choir
Conducted by Dominic D’Cruz, The Raveolution Choir is a group some of the most versatile singers and musicians performing on varied fusion pieces composed by Ricky Kej.