Support

The TEDx staff is headquartered in New York City, with contributors worldwide who help shape the development of the program.

Our team is here to help you with all things TEDx. Can’t find an answer to your question? Look below to find a team member to answer your questions about everything from partnerships to curating your event.

For all general questions and inquiries, please email tedx@ted.com. For specific questions about TEDx applications, email tedxapplications@ted.com.

Salome Heusel - Deputy Director, TEDx

Salome oversees the strategy of the TEDx program and the TEDx team. She plans TEDx workshops and activities at TED Conferences.

Ask me about:
  • Special projects and partnerships
  • TEDx strategy
  • TEDx initiatives

Contact Salome at salome@ted.com

Becca Pace - Global Development Manager

Becca works on expanding the TEDx program into the developing world with initiatives like TEDx in a Box and special TEDx partner events.

Ask me about:
  • TEDxChange
  • TEDx in a Box
  • TEDx in the developing world

Contact Becca at becca@ted.com

Will Davis - Applications Manager

Will reviews incoming TEDx applications, helps foster regional collaboration and introduces mentors to new organizers. He helps determine whether events are suitable for the TEDx platform.

Ask me about:
  • Whether the TEDx platform is right for your proposal
  • TEDx organizer communities
  • Hosting other TEDx event types

Contact Will at wd.tedx@ted.com

Amanda Ellis - TEDx Projects Manager

Amanda assists in the execution of strategic TEDx initiatives, as well as with TEDx activities at TED Conferences.

Ask me about:
  • TEDxWomen, TEDxCity2.0, TEDxYouthday
  • TEDxYouth
  • TEDx at TED Conferences

Contact Amanda at amanda@ted.com

Tahlia Hein - Post-event Coordinator

Tahlia helps organizers close out their events, fulfill their final requirements and amplify their post-event impact for the renewal process. She manages TEDx videos and photos.

Ask me about:
  • Your event feedback
  • Preparing your talk videos and photos for YouTube and Flickr
  • Getting your TEDx talks considered for TED.com
  • Photo + video copyrights

Contact Tahlia at tahlia@ted.com

Asia Lindsay - TEDx Talks Screening Coordinator

Asia screens TEDx's non-English content. She also works with OTP to get TEDx Talks transcribed and translated.

Ask me about:
  • Translation and transcription
  • TEDx photos
  • Great non-English talks you think deserve to be seen

Contact Asia at asia@ted.com

Katelyn Montanese - Applications Associate

Katelyn reviews all incoming TEDx applications and guides applicants throughout the process, helping to select event names and license types that best fit their event plans. She oversees the TEDx in a Box licensing process.

Ask me about:
  • Applying for a license
  • Connecting with a TEDx mentor
  • Organizing TEDx events in the developing world

Contact Katelyn at km.tedx@ted.com

Lauren Cucinotta - Head of Community Engagement, TEDx

Lauren oversees TEDx editorial and contributes to the overall strategy of the TEDx program. She focuses on building resources that help organizers get the most out of the platform.

Ask me about:
  • Platform innovations
  • Community engagement
  • Social media best practices

Contact Lauren at lauren@ted.com

Alex Rudloff - Chief Digital Strategist, TEDx

Alex is responsible for technology strategy and development initiatives for TEDx. He manages technological roadmaps, priorities and partnerships.

Ask me about:
  • Digital partnerships
  • Technology suggestions

Contact Alex at acr@ted.com

David Webber - TEDx Talks Manager

David manages the reviewing process for TEDx Talks. He also curates the TEDx Talks showcased on TED.com as well as other editorial and distribution platforms.

Ask me about:
  • Curating your event
  • Working with speakers
  • Our content guidelines

Contact David at webber@ted.com

Boian Filev - Branding and Resources Coordinator

Boian monitors and reviews TEDx events for branding consistency and compliance. He also helps to manage the TEDx Wiki and other resources for TEDx organizers, and builds products to improve internal workflow.

Ask me about:
  • Access to resources
  • Filling out your event page
  • Issues or concerns with branding compliance

Contact Boian at boian@ted.com

Rachel Saunders - Applications Coordinator

Rachel reviews all renewing TEDx applications and guides organizers throughout the renewal process. She educates the TEDx community on how to grow your event and develop TED-like programs.

Ask me about:
  • Renewing your license
  • Curating your event
  • Mentoring another TEDx organizing team

Contact Rachel at rachel.tedx@ted.com

Hailey Reissman - Editorial Coordinator

Hailey tells the stories of the global TEDx community on TEDx social media, the TED Blog, and beyond.

Ask me about:
  • Telling the story of your event on the TEDx Tumblr
  • Sharing your event pictures on Facebook

Contact Hailey at Hailey@ted.com

Saba Dilawari - TEDx Team Coordinator

Saba assists with the day-to-day logistics and processes for the TEDx team. She handles scheduling and meeting prep, and maintains communication between the team and the rest of the TED staff.

Ask me about:
  • General information regarding TEDx
  • Scheduling a meeting with the team

Contact Saba at saba@ted.com