Anna Piperal is a branding expert and digital enthusiast who strives to spread the idea of a "zero-bureaucracy" government ecosystem.

Why you should listen

As an ambassador for e-Estonia -- Estonia's virtual initiative to simplify citizen interactions with the state -- Anna Piperal seeks to share the benefits of technology and facilitate good governance and public well-being around the world.

Piperal seeks to convince world government leaders to implement technology wisely in order to create of transparency and efficiency, save costs and gradually increase citizens' trust. She has spoken to thousands of decision-makers -- including presidents, ministers and kings -- at the e-Estonia Showroom and international conventions. She explores new ideas that could reboot the world as a better, bureaucracy-free space. Piperal led the branding of e-Estonia, supported the introduction of Estonian blockchain in the EU and led the project building VR-Estonia, a virtual reality platform allowing anyone to dive into Estonian digital reality.

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Not All Is Broken: Notes from Session 6 of TEDSummit 2019

July 25, 2019

In the final session of TEDSummit 2019, the themes from the week — our search for belonging and community, our digital future, our inextricable connection to the environment — ring out with clarity and insight. From the mysterious ways our emotions impact our biological hearts, to a tour-de-force talk on the languages we all speak, […]

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A first glimpse at the TEDSummit 2019 speaker lineup

May 21, 2019

With TEDSummit 2019 just two months away, it’s time to unveil the first group of speakers that will take to the stage in Edinburgh, Scotland, from July 21-25. Three years ago, more than 1,000 members of the TED global community convened in Banff, Canada, for the first-ever TEDSummit. We talked about the fracturing state of […]

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