The theme for 2013's TEDxRVA event was “Create” a tribute to all forms of creativity in Richmond.
Katherine Wintsch is the founder of The Mom Complex, a global consultancy that helps companies like Walmart, Hasbro, and Kraft turns the challenges of modern motherhood into game-‐changing products and services. A former senior VP at The Martin Agency, Katherine has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, the Huffington Post and on the Today Show. Honored by the Advertising Women of New York (AWNY) with their “Changing The Game” award, Kathryn is among Ad Age’s 40 under 40 and Business Insider’s 30 Most Powerful Women in Advertising. .. Read More t
From day one Ben Margolis, founder of West Coast Kix, set out to empower their customers to embrace their own individuality and, more importantly, to accept and encourage others around them to express themselves. #niceiscool was born out of the concept that promotion of individuality is only necessary in a world stifled by a mob mentality. As tolerance increases, self-expression is an automatic byproduct, and in turn creativity and innovation flourish... Read More t
By combining multimedia technology with riveting storytelling, historian and University of Richmond president, Ed Ayers is changing the way millions of students, educators, and researchers experience history. On his public radio show and podcast BackStory, Ed and his co-hosts drill down to the historic roots of contemporary headlines and deliver nationally syndicated brain candy for anyone who appreciates passionate, intelligent, and irreverent thought. The author of ten books on the American South, Ed has been a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist. An equally accomplished classroom teacher, he has been honored by Carnegie Foundation and continues to teach a class for U of R freshmen... Read More t