Duke Theatre

One College Drive
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Hear some brilliant ideas that are well worth sharing! TEDx South Lake Tahoe comes to LTCC on Friday, September 29. This special, all-day event includes:

12:30pm-1pm: Speaker's Luncheon with speakers and event sponsors

3:30pm-5:30pm: Reception w/appetizers, beer, wine & soft drinks (w drinks included with ticket)

5:30pm-7:15pm: Speaker Session 1

7:15pm-7:45pm: Break

7:45 pm-9:30pm: Speaker Session 2

After Party @ the Loft (free entrance for all ticket holders)

To purchase tickets, go to the TEDx South Lake Tahoe website (http://tedxsouthlaketahoe.com/) . Or, get more information and updates about speakers and ticket availability on the TEDx South Lake Tahoe Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/tedxslt/).

Founded in 1984, TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a media organization that posts talks online for free distribution, under the slogan "ideas worth spreading," and has now spread its focus to include talks on many scientific, cultural, and academic topics.

2017 TEDx South Lake Tahoe speakers include:

Amy Wilkinson
CEO and founder of Ingenuity, Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of The Creator's Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs. She advises executives and emerging leaders around the world on how to master the skills that underlie entrepreneurial success. Her career spans leadership roles at McKinsey & Company, J.P. Morgan and as founder of Alegre, a foreign-based export company. She has also served in the White House as a senior policy advisor to the United States Trade Representative and a White House Fellow.

Terry Jones
Best known for founding Travelocity.com and serving as founding Chairman of Kayak.com, Terry has become a powerful voice in the world of entrepreneurship through his numerous speaking engagements and the publication of his book, ON Innovation. His career path has established him as a thought leader on innovation in our increasingly digital world. He began his career as a travel agent, spent 24 years at American Airlines in marketing and information technology, capping his career as Chief Information Officer of its SABRE division. Terry served as CEO of Travelocity for seven years transforming it to a public company with $3 billion in travel sales.

Barbara Annis
Founding Partner of Gender Intelligence Group (GIG), Barbara is a world-renowned expert on Inclusive Leadership through Gender and Cultural Intelligence, advocating the value and practice of this new type of leadership in Fortune 500 companies and numerous organizations worldwide. Her insights and achievements have pioneered a transformational shift in cultural attitudes across the globe on the importance of gender unity to organizational success. Barbara began her career as the first women in sales at Sony and became the first woman Sales Manager with 14 Outstanding Sales Achievement Awards and Sony's MVP Award. Over the past 27 years, Barbara Annis and her 51 global associates have facilitated over 8,000 corporate workshops and conducted thousands of leadership assessments and executive coaching sessions.

Dewitt Jones
One of America's top professional photographers. Twenty years with National Geographic photographing stories around the globe has earned him the reputation as a world-class photojournalist. As a motion picture director, he had two documentary films nominated for Academy Awards before he was 30. He rose to the forefront of creative marketing by photographing national advertising campaigns for organizations such as Dewar’s Scotch, Canon, and United Airlines.

Adrian Ballinger
Adrian is a world class mountaineer, skier, and business leader. As founder and head guide of the internationally acclaimed Alpenglow Expeditions, Adrian envisioned a more holistic climbing experience for his clients than the status quo. This vision continues to change the way big mountains are climbed. What started in 2004 with three trips on one continent with one lead guide has grown into a thriving company running 30 trips annually on five continents with six lead guides. In 10 years, Alpenglow has helped more than 100 clients successfully summit Everest, Lhotse (the 4th tallest mountain in the world), Manaslu (8th tallest), and Cho Oyu (6th tallest).

Paul Shapiro
Paul serves as the vice president of policy for The Humane Society of the United States, the world's largest animal protection organization. In 1995, Shapiro founded Compassion Over Killing as a high school club, building it into a national organization over the next decade. An inductee into the Animal Rights Hall of Fame, Shapiro has published dozens of articles about animal welfare in publications ranging from daily newspapers to academic journals. He’s also the author of a forthcoming book on the clean meat movement (Simon & Schuster's Gallery Press).

Friday, 29 September, 2017


Robin Desota

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