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.

LOCAL 

IDEAS

WORTH

SPREADING

PRAISE FOR TEDxjohannesburg

Speakers who have stepped up to the TEDxJohannesburg stage

140

300K

Views for TEDxJohannesburg talks on YouTube

10

NUMBER OF

TEDXJOHANNESBURG EVENTS TO DATE

2009

The year the first TEDxJohannesburg took place 

 Speakers who have stepped up to the TEDxJohannesburg stage

140

Speakers who have stepped up to the TEDxJohannesburg stage

NUMBER OF

TEDXJOHANNESBURG EVENTS TO DATE

300k

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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 explosive. And it will change the world.

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BONTLE TLADI

Project Management

 

Bontle is your blackbox synthesist: she helps you figure it out, at first by unpacking the blackbox, and then by synthesising the system back into a connected whole.

 

Mpumi tshabalala

Social Media

 

Mpumi's life journey has taught her that one's passion is one's calling, and that if you work hard at finding yours, it will, in turn, navigate you to unending possibilities.

 

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KELO KUBU

Convener

 

Kelo has participated in over 10 TED events — in Arusha, Monterey, Long Beach, Edinburgh, Doha, Vancouver, Rio de Janeiro and Banff. She is current TEDx Ambassador for 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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NHAMO RUPARE

Artistic Director

 

Nhamo is an inter-galactic man of mystery. His address in the universe is at a truly rare place where strategy, creative, commodities, energy, writing and farming intersect. 

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THOLWANA MAGOME

Registration

 

When Tholwana is not building houses for myriads of deserving South Africans, she’s either cooking up a storm for a few lucky friends, or organising TEDxVanderbijlpark.

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david maila

Media Relations

 

David knows three things for sure: that he was uncool before uncool was cool, that everything you do or say is Public Relations, and that the future of Africa is mobile.

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bogosi motshegwa

Speaker Management

 

Bogosi plans, builds, writes, talks and thinks about brands—a lot. In everything he does, he tries to do the things that others want to do, but are too afraid to attempt. 

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TEDXJOHANNESBURG SALON

 Theme: Art for Africa
Date: Saturday 10 September 2016
Venue: Theatre on the Square, Sandton

TEDXJOHANNESBURG 2016

 Theme: Abundance
Date: Thursday 24 November 2016
Venue: Riversands Incubation Hub, Fourways

Bontle Tladi

Project Management

 

Bontle is your blackbox synthesist: she helps you figure it out; at first by unpacking the blackbox, and then by synthesising the system back into a connected whole. 

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 premium 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. 

info@tedxjohannesburg.co.za

 JoziHub | 44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark | Johannesburg | 2092

 

Image by Paul Saad

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