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The TED staff is headquartered in New York City and Vancouver, with contributors worldwide who work with us to shape the TED Conference, the TED Prize and other initiatives, and the TED.com website.

New York Office

Chris Anderson

Kelly Stoetzel
Content Director

Tom Valentino
Chief Financial Officer

Nick Weinberg
Associate Content Producer

Cloe Shasha
Associate Programs Producer

Jane Wulf
TED Scribe

Susan Zimmerman
Executive Assistant to the Curator

Erline Maruhom

Emilie Soffe
Office Coordinator

Anna Bechtol
Admin and Media Special Projects

TED Media Team

June Cohen
Executive Producer of TED Media

Michael Glass
Director, Film + Video

Emily McManus
TED.com Editor

Deron Triff
Director, Global Distribution + Licensing

Kristin Windbigler
Director, Open Translation Project

Mike Femia
Director, Design Services

Susan Lehman
Editor, TED Books

Roxanne Hai Lash
Producer, Media Team

Juliet Blake

TJ Jordan
Executive Assistant

Ellyn Guttman
Media Team Coordinator + Distribution Development Assistant

Angela Cheng
Video Production Lead

Eric Mueller
Video Delivery Lead

Marla Mitchnick
Film + Video Editor

Kari Mulholland
Film + Video Editor

Laurie House
Film + Video Editor

Isaac Wayton
Film + Video Editor

Chris Hardy
Media Production Specialist

Gwen Schroeder
Post Production Manager

Kristel Ottis
Production Manager

Daniel Ruiz
AV Quality Control Specialist

ChiHong Yim
Video Production Assistant

Anyssa Samari
Media Archivist

Helen Walters
Ideas Editor

Kate Torgovnick

Thu-Huong Ha
Editorial Projects Specialist

Becky Chung
Customer Support Specialist

Morton Bast
Community Mentor + Editorial Assistant

Nadia Goodman
Social Media Editor

Editorial Intern
Liz Jacobs

Alex Hofmann
Associate Director, Global Distribution + Licensing

Lisa Bu
Content Distribution Manager

Janet Lee
Editorial Lead, Content Distribution

Olivier Sherman
Distribution Coordinator

Jenny Zurawell
Translation Operations Manager

Dimitra Papageorgiou
Language Coordinator Program Manager

Ivana Korom
Translation Project-TEDx Liaison

Krystian Aparta
Localization Community Manager

Helene Batt
OTP Project Coordinator

Dian Lofton
Senior Photo Editor

Lilian Chen
Junior Designer

Emily Pidgeon
Photo Project Coordinator

TED Technology Team

Gavin Hall
Chief Technology Officer

Mark Bogdanoff
Production Engineer

Alex Dean
Software Engineer

Chris Herbert
Software Architect

Ken Hill
Software Architect

Christian Omania
Software Architect

George Riley
Software Architect

Michael Twentyman
Software Architect

Dan Russell
Director of Technical Operations

Michael Rhing
Hero Engineer

Matthew Trost
Software Engineer

Joe Bartlett
Front-end Developer

Eric Goldsmith
Data Scientist

Thaniya Keereepart
Product Development Director

Aaron Weyenberg
UX Lead

Michael McWatters
UX Architect

Ladan Wise
Product Development Manager

Jai Punjabi
Product Development Manager

Will True
Product Development Associate

Haley Hoffman
Product Development Analyst

Bedirhan Cinar
Product Development Associate

Francil Richards
IT Manager

Mireille Pilloud
Product Development Intern

Lara Press
Product Development Intern

TEDx Team

Salome Heusel
Deputy Director, TEDx

Lauren Cucinotta
Branding + Editorial Manager, TEDx

Becca Pace
Global Development Manager, TEDx

Alex Rudloff
Chief Digital Strategist, TEDx

David Webber
TEDxTalks Manager, TEDx

Saba Dilawari
TEDx Team Coordinator

Will Davis
TEDx Applications Manager

Amanda Ellis
Projects Manager, TEDx

Boian Filev
TEDx Branding + Resource Coordinator

Tahlia Hein
TEDx Post-event Coordinator

Rachel Saunders
TEDx Applications Coordinator

Asia Lindsay
TEDx Talks Screening Coordinator

Hailey Reissman
TEDx Editorial Coordinator

Katelyn Montanese
TEDx Applications Associate

Simon Marcus

TED Prize Team

Anna Verghese
Deputy Director, TED Prize

Sarah Schoengold
TED Prize Project Coordinator

Danielle Klang Thomson
TED Prize Researcher

TED-Ed Team

Logan Smalley
Director, TED-Ed

Stephanie Lo
Director of TED-Ed Programs

Bedirhan Cinar
TED-Ed Web Specialist

Gerta Xhelo
TED-Ed Production Manager

Biljana Labovic
TED-Ed Animation Producer

Jeremiah Dickey
TED-Ed Animation Producer

Franz Palomares
TED-Ed Animation Producer

Lisa LaBracio
TED-Ed Animator

Celeste Lai
TED-Ed Animation Artist

Godfrey Hibbert
TED-Ed Animation Artist

Jordan Reeves
TED-Ed Community Manager

Caroline Cristal
Programs Coordinator

Sara Kladky
TED-Ed Web Assistant

Jessica Ruby
TED-Ed Team Assistant

TED Community Team

Tom Rielly
Fellows & Community Director

Shoham Arad
Program Manager, TED Fellows

Corey Mohr
Community Associate, TED Fellows & Community

Emeka Okafor
TED Fellows Consultant

Sokunthea Sa Chhabra
TEDLive Consultant

Samantha Kelly
Communications Manager, TED Fellows + TED Live

Patrick D'Arcy
Associate, TED Fellows + TED Community

TED Partnership Team

Ronda Carnegie
Head of Global Partnerships

Matt Curtis
Director of Partnership Development

Matthew Farrar
Partnerships Development / Asia

Dan Mitchell
Partnership Development

Jenee Gilhooley
Partnership Development

Doug Chilcott
Creative Services Director

Anna Kostuk
Associate Director, Experimental

Elise Merhige
Special Projects / Partner Promotions

Shanna Carpenter
Community Engagement Manager

Stephanie Kent
Special Projects

Nicole Fratus
Digital Traffic Manager

Lauren Joffe
Partnership Development

Ella Saunders-Crivello
Program Specialist

Kate Welsh
Program Specialist

Georgia Campbell
Chief of Staff, Partnership

Vancouver Office

Katherine McCartney
Director, Operations

Janet McCartney
Director, Events

Kyle Shearer
Events Workgroup

Lisa Stringle
Registration Workgroup

Mike Falco
Food and Beverage Workgroup

Kate Barreca
Venue Services Workgroup

Anjali Mohan
Client Services Workgroup

At Large

Bruno Giussani
European Director

Bill Bragin
Music Advisor

Remo Giuffre
Special Projects


To launch TED.com in 2007, the TED team worked with Method, a design firm based in New York and San Francisco. Leading their team: Founders Kevin Farnham and David Lipkin and Development Lead Christian Omania.

Key contributors to TED.com include:

Brooke Borel, Robert Thomas Carter, Kevin St. John, Martha Baer, Sean Cooper, Kristin Courtemanche, Jessica Gross, Rebecca Harper, Stuart Luman, Alison Prato, Pennie Rossini, Karen Eng, Susan Oh, Rebecca Smith, Don Steinberg, Evany Thomas, Caroline Tiger, Rachel Tobias

Timothy Covell
Kati Bicknell
Robert Thomas Carter

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

James Duncan Davidson
Michael Brands
Robert Leslie
Andrew Heavens
Marla Aufmuth
Ryan Lash
Kris Krüg

Photo consultant
Kevin Kwan