Allison Hunt has worked in advertising and marketing for 20 years, developing human insight and persuasion into an art for her clients. Six years after getting an artificial hip, she decided to try something new.

Why you should listen

Allison runs HATCH Research Intelligence in Toronto, a qualitative market research company that consults on marketing communications and strategy development for clients like Kellogg's, Toyota and Molson-Coors.  

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Indelicate Conversation: Speakers in Session 9 at TED2013

February 28, 2013

This session, delicately titled “Indelicate conversation,” took a look at some topics not meant for the dinner table with talks by speakers not afraid to ask: What’s really on your mind? The speakers who appeared in this session. Click on their name to read a recap of their talk: Rose George “talks shit” to raise awareness […]

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The week in comments

July 18, 2009

This week’s theme for comments all over the Internet is experience. There are personal accounts from those who’ve witnessed Olafur Eliasson’s work (presented in his talk on playing with space and light) and recollections of good times at TED@Palm Springs (now upgraded to TEDActive!) or testimonials from volunteers of our Open Translation Project. On Olafur […]

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4 great talks for International Women's Day

March 8, 2009

To celebrate March 8, International Women’s Day, we suggest these four TEDTalks gems from some amazing speakers — artists, scientists and economists who think deeply about the role of women. Author and activist Isabel Allende discusses women, creativity, feminism — and the power of passionate thinkers and doers: The former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Ngozi […]

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Quotes from Allison Hunt

Even when a Canadian cheats the system, they do it in a way that benefits society.
Allison Hunt
TED2007 • 417K views Jul 2007
Funny, Ingenious