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Theme: Breaking the rules: How today's society is going against ancient rules embedded in our culture

April 13, 2019
12:00am - 6:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Windisch, Aargau (de)
This event is invite-only.

We are two Business Administration students who are organizing a TEDx Talk at our university, which is an event that aims to create a unique gathering where new ideas are unleashed with brilliant speakers and thought-provoking videos.

During the event, various speakers are provided with the opportunity to share their ideas and experiences with a crowd of 100 interested students, professors and members of faculty.

Campus Brugg-Windisch, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
Bahnhofstrasse 6
Hall 5.0H02
Windisch, Aargau (de), 5210
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Ali Dar

Computer Science Student
Ali Dar is a highly motivated and energetic Master Student of Computer Science at the University of Zurich as well as a Software Engineering Graduate. He has gained over 3 years of industrial expertise in the innovative markets of Zurich, Dubai and Pakistan. He currently works as a communication and digital marketing manager at a full-service blockchain marketing consulting agency for Start-ups conducting an ICO. Ali will enlighten the audience about the importance, future and advantages of blockchain technology in his TEDx Talk.

James Taylor

Keynote Speaker, Author and Entrepreneur
James Taylor is an award-winning speaker and internationally recognized leader in creativity and innovation. For over 20 years, he has been teaching entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, writers and rockstars how to build innovative organizations and design the creative life they desire. As the founder of C.SCHOOL™ and host of The Creative Life Podcast and TV Show, he’s taught hundreds of thousands of individuals in over 120 countries through his online courses, books, videos and keynote speeches.

Lorenz Wenger

Mental Coach and Entrepreneur
At the age of 25, Lorenz Wenger quit his job in an advertising agency, left his apartment, packed his bags, moved to the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt and decided to pursue his lifelong dreams. The following years he guided divers in the red sea and taught scuba diving as an instructor. 10 years later, he sold his own diving resort in the Philippines, which he built up with his family and 15 employees and moved back to Switzerland. For four years he has been running his own business as a speaker, coach and business trainer. His mission: more courage to change, communications and emotion. “More courage to change” will be an inspirational talk about how to go against society’s norms and expectations and persevere one’s visions.

Matthew Stenquist

Designer, Developer and Athlete
Between competing in various snowboard and skateboard competitions worldwide, Matthew Stenquist also puts his expertise in coding and design to work by leading the UI design and UX engineering stack of a San Fransisco based Startup. Matthew has worked with multinational corporations (Cartoon network and IBM) and his incredible work has been featured in IGN, Forbes, Snowboarder Magazine and many more.

Michael Ulrich

Business Ethics, Economics and Finance Professor + Author
After graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Michael Ulrich persued his academic career with a joint-master studies in Religion, Economics and Politics. He achieved all of his degrees, including his Ph.D., with great honours. His previous experience as Chief Federal Expert for International Trade Theory and as an expert for microeconomics and modern portfolio theory will be the focus of his TEDx Talk.

Organizing team


Zurich, Switzerland