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Theme: Innovation Everyday

This event occurred on
March 12, 2011
12:00am - 12:00am CST
(UTC -6hrs)
Collierville, Tennessee
United States

TEDxFedEx is by the people, for the people - targeted at FedEx's crowd of managers & individual contributors - to promote innovation. Facets of innovation discussed will include diversity, intellectual property, co-creation, and collaboration. The goal is to create a groundswell of empowered employees who are committed to innovation as part of their daily personal & professional lives.

FedEx World Technology Center
50 FedEx Parkway
Collierville, Tennessee, 38017
United States
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Jorge Jaramillo

Jorge works in international marketing and is an active member of FedEx's Diversity Council. His Talk is about the importance of diversity in innovation.

Melody Lessage

Melody is coming to Memphis from Dallas, where she works in Marketing at FedEx Office. Her team is responsible for listening to FedEx's most important Partner: the customer. Her Talk is about the role of customer data in innovation.

David Laundre

David is doing double-duty: developing new features for and earning his MBA from MS State University. His Talk is about the role of continuing education in innovation.

O.P. Skaaksrud

OP has been working in innovation at FedEx in some form or fashion his entire career. He also holds 17 patents in the US alone on behalf of the Corporation. His Talk is about intellectual property and innovation.

Claire Ruddy

Claire has a new role at FedEx. Her team is responsible for the user experience across the FedEx digital domain. Her Talk is about about the importance of design in innovation.

Ned Kumar

Ned is a lead of the analytics team at FedEx. He has over 1,000 Twitter followers that scan his feed for the latest news & information regarding how analytics fuels the creative process. His Talk is about co-creation and innovation.

Organizing team


Boston, MA, United States
  • Rogers Stephens
    TEDxFedEx Support Team
  • David Anderson
    TEDxFedEx Support Team