about us

We are TEDxJohannesburg. We are a community of curious, open-minded people who care deeply about celebrating local ideas, and sharing them with the world. Everyday we look for (and find) remarkable people doing great work. We give them a platform, and amplify their ideas on the world wide web. We believe that their ideas, delivered at our sought-after events, and distributed via video on the web, will change the world.

TEDxJOHANNESBURG BY THE NUMBERS

meet our team

TEDxJohannesburg events are organised by a dedicated team of highly skilled volunteers. Most are professionals, others are students, and a few represent their companies. They do this work not for political reasons, monetary reward or personal gain. They do it because they truly believe in the power of ideas to change the world.

PRAISE FOR TEDxjohannesburg

Speakers who have stepped up to the TEDxJohannesburg stage

200

700K

Views for TEDxJohannesburg talks on YouTube

16

NUMBER OF

TEDXJOHANNESBURG EVENTS TO DATE

2009

The year the first TEDxJohannesburg took place 

 Speakers who have stepped up to the TEDxJohannesburg stage

170

Speakers who have stepped up to the TEDxJohannesburg stage

NUMBER OF

TEDXJOHANNESBURG EVENTS TO DATE

350k

ATTEND OUR EVENTS

KNOW A REMARKABLE PERSON DOING GREAT WORK?

WATCH OUR TALKS 

 

Click on the images below to watch playlists of TEDxJohannesburg talks. 

 WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD with us?

We're looking for professionals in media, marketing, communications, design, film production and eventing.

WANT TO JOIN US iN THIS MISSION? 

Let's change the world together.

OUR PARTNERS

 

 By giving their knowledge, skills and resources to help make TEDxJohannesburg possible, our partners become every bit a part of TEDxJohannesburg’s mission of sharing local ideas worth spreading, and a part of TEDx’s global culture of innovation. This culture is participatory, informal and transformative. And it will change the world.

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KELO KUBU

Licensee

 

Kelo has attended 13 TED events, in 10 cities, on 5 continents. She was co-host of TEDGlobal2017. She is a TED Fellow, and current TEDx Ambassador for Southern Africa. 

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Ithateng mokgoro

Curator

 

The world, when seen through Thati's eyes, is one exhilarating piece of design. And there's no problem so complex that a good dose of design thinking cannot solve.

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TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission; Ideas Worth Spreading. The program is designed to give communities the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. TEDxJohannesburg, as it were, is a series of go-to events for curious, open-minded thinkers and doers in the Johannesburg area who care deeply about finding and celebrating local ideas, across disciplines, and sharing them with the world. 

 

Our next event, TEDxJohannesburgWomen 2019: Bold+Brilliant, takes place on Thursday 5 December 2019.

info@tedxjohannesburg.co.za

Johannesburg is in our name, but we live and work in the world.

 

ROCHE MAMABOLO

TEDxGaborone

 

Roche is an author and an entrepreneurship activist. He’s also co-curator for TEDxGaborone. His current obsession is with breaking things just to figure them out. 

 

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RESHMA SOMAROO

100Ideas100Millenials

 Reshma is a data and tech evangelist in financial services and an avid coach. She has an MBA and a Certificate in Leadership Coaching from WBS.

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Olu Asuni

Project management

 

Olu is a business analyst and project manager with years of experience leading projects across multiple technology and economic sectors. He’s an MBA Candidate at Henley.

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SINAH MOKGORO

Audience Experience

 

Sinah is a former banker, current public administrator, and an incurable perfectionist who pays meticulous attention to detail. She’s  an MBA graduate from Henley.

PRESENTS

DATE THURSDAY 05 DECEMBER 2019 | TIME 09:30 - 16:00 | VENUE WEWORK ROSEBANK | COST R500 - R1000

DATE THURSDAY 05 DECEMBER 2019

TIME 09:30 - 16:00

VENUE WE WORK ROSEBANK

COST R500 - R1000

This independently organized TEDx event is operated under license from TED.