The theme for 2013's TEDxRVA event was “Create” a tribute to all forms of creativity in Richmond.
Dr. Amir Ahmed Toor is an associate professor of medicine in the Bone Marrow Transplant Program at Virginia Commonwealth University. His passion for discovering the underlying order in seemingly random biological systems has helped lead his research in developing safe cancer treatments that harness the power of the immune system... Read More t
James Walker believes design influences the way we interact within our physical spaces, whether we’re outside or in. An MFA student in VCU’s Visual Communication and Design program, James is a native of rural southern Illinois and earned a degree in graphic design at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. His most recent design project, Dead Bicycles, was developed to stimulate social interaction and local awareness. .. Read More t
Mike Henry graduated from The Collegiate School and Washington & Lee University before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy. There, he met Seth MacFarlane who invited him to write for his animated series Family Guy. In his six seasons on Family Guy, Mike created and voiced characters Cleveland, Herbert, Bruce, Consuela, and more. In 2009 Mike developed Family Guy spin-off series, The Cleveland Show which he continues as executive producer while continuing to voice his much-loved Family Guy characters... Read More t