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Theme: Redefining Success

This event occurred on
March 30, 2012
12:00am - 12:00pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
New York, New York
United States

The first-ever TEDxWallStreet was hosted at the New York Stock Exchange on March 30th, 2012. The half-day conference focused on ‘Redefining Success’ in a challenging world. The event was followed by a reception on the Trading Room Floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Speakers were:
Alexa von Tobel, Founder and CEO of LearnVest
David S. Rose, CEO of Gust and Founder of Singularity U
Don Tapscott, Best-Selling Author, most recently of MacroWikinomics
Doug Dachille, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of First Principles Capital Management
Jeff Hoffman, Founder of ColorJar and Former CEO of Enable Holdings
Jeff Stewart, Founder and Global CEO of Lenddo
Jim Cramer, Host of CNBC’s Mad Money
Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews, Creators and Performers of Witness Uganda: The Musical, Winner of the 2012 Richard Rodgers Award for Musical Theater
Michelle Rhee, Founder and CEO of StudentsFirst
Rahaf Harfoush, Digital Strategist and Author of Yes We Did
Scott Shay, Chairman of the Board of Signature Bank
Sergio Fernandez de Cordova, Founder of Fuel Outdoor

New York Stock Exchange
11 Wall Street
New York, New York, 10005
United States
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Organizing team




  • Nicole McElroy
    Host Committee Member
  • Josh Kaston
    Host Committee Member
  • Heather Malloy
    Host Committee Member
  • Samantha Wright
    Host Committee Member
  • Hollis Rafkin Sax
    Host Committee Member
  • Jeff Meshel
    Host Committee Member
  • Andrew Weinreich
    Host Committee Member
  • Brad Lane
    Host Committee Member
  • Corrin Arasa
    Host Committee Member
  • Catinca Tabacaru
    Host Committee Member