x = independently organized TED event

This event occurred on
May 15, 2010
2:00pm - 2:00pm JST
(UTC +9hrs)

TEDxTokyo: 2010
“Hit Reset”

Deep themes. New memes. Power dreams. TEDxTokyo 2010 was the second TEDxTokyo event. Far more expansive and inclusive than in 2009, bringing extraordinary ideas worth spreading from a range of highly respected local and international speakers.

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Jake Shimabukuro

Musician and Composer

Lara Stein

Global TEDx Director, Producer, Performer

Jesper Koll

Economist, Global Financial Analyst, Investor

Jin Tatsumura

Prize-Winning Filmmaker

Drue Kataoka

Sumi-e Artist

Kentaro Toyama

Ex-Computer Scientist

Azby Brown

Architect, Artist, Author

Noriko Kawamura

Concert Violinist and Music Explorer

Dr. Yoshiyuki Sankei

Professor and Roboticist

Dr. Hiroshi Tasaka

Philosopher, Author, Global Thought Leader

Hitoshi Murayama

Theoretical Physicist and Director, Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe

Owen Rogers

Design Thinker, Branding Artist, Entrepreneur

Hayashi Imamura

Traditional Vaudevillian and Grand Master of Japanese Paper Cutting

Marco Tempest


Matteo Ceccarini

Painter, Illustrator and Comic Artist

Kanae Doi

International Legal Expert and Human Rights Advocate

Rome Kanda

Comedian and Producer

Ken Mogi

Brain Scientist, Author and Essayist

Jakob Lusensky

Musical Branding Thought Leader

Ginger Ana Griep-Ruiz

Cirque du Soleil’s ZED performer

Bob and Anna Stilger / Stilger Virnig

Global Community Connectors and Developers

Morinosuke Kawaguchi

Kiyoyuki “Ken” Okuyama

Industrial Design Master and Mentor

Hans Reitz

Social Business Advocate and Serial Entrepreneur

Naohiko Umewaka

Noh Master, Playwright, Theater Director and Scholar

Organizing team


Tokyo, Japan
  • Todd Porter