Who we are

TED is a global community -- and so is our staff. We're headquartered in New York and Vancouver, but the collaborative and global nature of our work means we have staffers, advisors and volunteers worldwide.

New York Office

Content Curation and Admin Team

Chris Anderson - Curator
Tom Valentino - Chief Financial Officer
Susan Zimmerman - Executive Assistant to the Curator
Jane Wulf - TED Scribe
Erline Maruhom - Accountant
Renatto Cobos - Accounting Specialist

Kelly Stoetzel - Content Director
Nick Weinberg - Associate Content Producer
Cloe Shasha - Associate Programs Producer
Anna Bechtol - Admin and Media Special Projects
Lauren Mcalpine - Administrative Assistant

TED Media Team

June Cohen - Executive Producer of TED Media
Emily McManus - TED.com Editor
Kristin Windbigler - Director, Open Translation Project
Juliet Blake - TED TV
Ellyn Guttman - Media Team Coordinator + Distribution Development Assistant
Eric Mueller - Video Delivery Lead
Kari Mulholland - Film + Video Editor
Isaac Wayton - Film + Video Editor
Gwen Schroeder - Post Production Manager
Daniel Ruiz - AV Quality Control Specialist
Anyssa Samari - Media Archivist
Kate Torgovnick - Writer
Becky Chung - Customer Support Specialist
Nadia Goodman - Social Media Editor
Alex Hofmann - Associate Director, Global Distribution + Licensing
Janet Lee - Editorial Lead, Content Distribution
Jenny Zurawell - Translation Operations Manager
Ivana Korom - Translation Project-TEDx Liaison
Helene Batt - Open Translation Project Coordinator
Lilian Chen - Junior Designer

Michael Glass - Director, Film + Video
Deron Triff - Director, Global Distribution + Licensing
Mike Femia - Director, Design Services
Roxanne Hai Lash - Producer, Media Team
Taneesha Jordan - Executive Assistant
Angela Cheng - Video Production Lead
Marla Mitchnick - Film + Video Editor
Laurie House - Film + Video Editor
Chris Hardy - Media Production Specialist
Kristel Ottis - Production Manager
ChiHong Yim - Video Production Assistant
Helen Walters - Ideas Editor
Thu-Huong Ha - Editorial Projects Specialist
Morton Bast - Community Mentor + Editorial Assistant
Liz Jacobs - Intern
Lisa Bu - Content Distribution Manager
Olivier Sherman - Distribution Coordinator
Dimitra Papageorgiou - Language Coordinator Program Manager
Krystian Aparta - Localization Community Manager
Dian Lofton - Senior Photo Editor
Emily Pidgeon - Photo Project Coordinator

Technology Team

Gavin Hall - Chief Technology Officer
Alex Dean - Software Engineer
Ken Hill - Software Architect
George Riley - Software Architect
Dan Russell - Director of Technical Operations
Matthew Trost - Software Engineer
Eric Goldsmith - Data Scientist
Thaniya Keereepart - Product Development Director
Ladan Wise - Product Development Manager
Jai Punjabi - Product Development Manager
Haley Hoffman - Product Development Analyst
Francil Richards - IT Manager
Lara Press - Product Development Intern

Mark Bogdanoff - Production Engineer
Chris Herbert - Software Architect
Christian Omania - Software Architect
Michael Twentyman - Software Architect
Michael Rhing - Hero Engineer
Joe Bartlett - Front-end Developer
Ryan Toronto - Front-end Developer
Aaron Weyenberg - UX Lead
Michael McWatters - UX Architect
Will True - Product Development Associate
Bedirhan Cinar - Product Development Associate
Mireille Pilloud - Customer Support Analyst

TEDx Team

Salome Heusel - Deputy Director, TEDx
Becca Pace - Global Development Manager, TEDx
David Webber - TEDxTalks Manager, TEDx
Will Davis - TEDx Applications Manager
Boian Filev - TEDx Branding + Resource Coordinator
Rachel Saunders - TEDx Applications Coordinator
Hailey Reissman - TEDx Editorial Coordinator
Simon Marcus - Intern

Lauren Cucinotta - Branding + Editorial Manager, TEDx
Alex Rudloff - Chief Digital Strategist, TEDx
Saba Dilawari - TEDx Team Coordinator
Amanda Ellis - Projects Manager, TEDx
Tahlia Hein - TEDx Post-event Coordinator
Asia Lindsay - TEDx Talks Screening Coordinator
Katelyn Montanese - TEDx Applications Associate

TED Prize Team

Anna Verghese - Deputy Director, TED Prize
Sarah Schoengold - TED Prize Project Coordinator

Danielle Klang Thomson - TED Prize Researcher
Natasha Scripture - TED Prize Storyteller

TED-Ed Team

Logan Smalley - Director, TED-Ed
Bedirhan Cinar - TED-Ed Web Specialist
Biljana Labovic - TED-Ed Animation Producer
Franz Palomares - TED-Ed Animation Producer
Celeste Lai - TED-Ed Animation Artist
Jordan Reeves - TED-Ed Community Manager
Sara Kladky - TED-Ed Web Coordinator

Stephanie Lo - Director of TED-Ed Programs
Gerta Xhelo - TED-Ed Production Manager
Jeremiah Dickey - TED-Ed Animation Producer
Lisa LaBracio - TED-Ed Animator
Godfrey Hibbert - TED-Ed Animation Artist
Caroline Cristal - Programs Coordinator
Emilie Soffe - Editorial Coordinator
Jessica Ruby - TED-Ed Team Assistant

TED Community Team + TED Fellows Team

Tom Rielly - Fellows & Community Director
Katrina Conanan - Executive Assistant, TED Fellows & Community
Patrick D'Arcy - Associate, TED Fellows + TED Community

Shoham Arad - Program Manager, TED Fellows
Emeka Okafor - TED Fellows Consultant
Samantha Kelly - Communications Manager, TED Fellows + TED Live

TED Partnership Team

Ronda Carnegie - Head of Global Partnerships
Jenee Gilhooley - Associate Director
Anna Kostuk - Associate Director, Experiential
Matthew Farrar - Partnerships Development / Asia
Shanna Carpenter - Community Engagement Manager
Nicole Fratus - Digital Traffic Manager
Ella Saunders-Crivello - Program Specialist

Matt Curtis - Director of Partnership Development
Dan Mitchell - Partnership Development
Doug Chilcott - Creative Services Director
Elise Merhige - Special Projects / Partner Promotions
Lauren Joffe - Partnership Development
Kate Welsh - Program Specialist
Georgia Campbell - Chief of Staff, Partnerships

Vancouver Office

Event Operations

Katherine McCartney - Director, Operations
Kyle Shearer - Events Workgroup
Eloise Murphy - Creative Services Workgroup

Janet McCartney - Director, Events
Mike Falco - Food and Beverage Workgroup
Anjali Mohan - Client Services Workgroup

At Large

Bruno Giussani - European Director
Remo Giuffre - Special Projects

Bill Bragin - Music Advisor


To launch TED.com in 2007, the TED team worked with Method, a design firm based in New York and San Francisco.To redesign TED.com in 2013 and 2014, the TED team worked with HUGE. Read more about our collaboration at hello.ted.com

Key contributors to TED.com include:


Brooke Borel
Jessica Gross
Stuart Luman
Sean Cooper
Pennie Rossini
Susan Oh
Don Steinberg
Caroline Tiger
Mike Llewellyn
Marty Cortinas

Tom Carter
Martha Baer
Kristin Courtemanche
Rebecca Harper
Alison Prato
Karen Eng
Rebecca Smith
Evany Thomas
Rachel Tobias


Timothy Covell
Tom Carter

Kati Bicknell

Open Translation Project volunteers, including everyone listed on our Translators page