Simone Ross has spent her career observing companies, individuals and ideas at the intersection of tech, the economy and society.

Why you should listen

Simone Ross has been an active observer of the companies, individuals and ideas at the intersection of technology, the economy and society for over 20 years. She regularly advises companies on their content and conference strategy, specializing in designing programs and convening substantive conversations that connect the people and ideas at the intersection of tech and pretty much everything.

As the cofounder and chief program officer of Techonomy Media, Ross was responsible for all program content and served as executive producer for the Techonomy conferences (Techonomy Bio, Techonomy Detroit, Techonomy Health, Techonomy NYC, Techonomy Policy and the annual Techonomy flagship conference).

Prior to Techonomy, Ross was program director for Fortune's conference division and director of programs and operations at the Computerworld Smithsonian Information Technology Awards Program, a nonprofit endeavor that helped the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History chronicle the information age revolution.

Simone Ross’ TED talks

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Evolutions: The talks of TED@BCG 2021

April 9, 2021

Evolutions don’t happen overnight. After a year of slowing down and shifting priorities due to the pandemic, we can use this moment to find a better way forward. In a day of talks, interviews and performances, nine speakers and performers explored a range of innovative solutions aimed at addressing the climate crisis, cybersecurity, inequality, trust […]

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Impact: A day of talks in partnership with DWEN

March 11, 2021

Everything you do boils down to impact. Whether personal or professional, you build, design and imagine in pursuit of creating lasting change for the wider world. So, how do you make it happen? At TED Salon: Impact, a virtual event presented by TED and Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN), four speakers and one performer explored […]

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