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TED's nonprofit transition

TED2002 · 12:55 · Filmed Feb 2002
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Chris Anderson gave this talk in 2002, prior to taking over leadership of TED. Founder Richard Saul Wurman was leaving, and TED's future was in the balance. He seeks to persuade TEDsters that what was then a for-profit conference had a secure future as an idea-based nonprofit endeavor.

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TED Curator
After a long career in journalism and publishing, Chris Anderson became the curator of the TED Conference in 2002 and has developed it as a platform for identifying and disseminating ideas worth spreading. Full bio

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