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TEDxPaloAltoSalon: Imagine Anew

Hear from great minds re-imagining the future and driving change with projects such as levitating cars, life-saving medical discoveries, the future of leadership.

Dr. Anita Sengupta is a rocket scientist and aerospace engineer who developed technologies to explore Mars, asteroids and deep space. She teaches spacecraft, entry and landing system design for planetary exploration at the University of Southern California.

Tim Sweeney, MD, PhD, is co-founder and CEO of Inflammatix, a molecular diagnostics company which studies the immune response to sepsis and acute infections. He is an inventor on five patent applications.

Marc Bamuthi Joseph is a poet, dancer and playwright, currently Chief of Program and Pedagogy at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. He is the 2017 TED Global Fellow, a recipient of the Guggenheim Social Practice initiative and honoree of the US Artists Rockefeller Fellowship.

Henry Elkus is founder and CEO of Helena which focuses on "actionable initiatives designed to address significant global problems." Social Entrepreneur in Residence at The Boston Consulting Group and Special Advisor to the Berggruen Institute, he writes for the Wall Street Journal's online small business panel.

Michele Gelfand is a cultural psychologist, author of "Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire our World" and recipient of the 2017 Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the American Psychological Association.

Guy Kawasaki is chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Brand ambassador for Mercedes-Benz, an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley) and former chief evangelist of Apple, he is the author of over ten books.

Master of Ceremonies Matt Abrahams teaches Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Presenting at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He is co-founder/principal at Bold Echo Communications Solutions and author of "Speaking Up Without Freaking Out."

 

Sunday, 10/28/18

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