Meet the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver Presenters: Nicholas Dibble

The speaker lineup for the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver is comprised of insightful local and national speakers with a variety of backgrounds, each with a different perspective of this year’s theme, “What’s Possible?” Let’s meet Nicholas Dibble. Nicholas Dibble is a Principal Information Security Engineer at Mayo Clinic. He has been an engineer and held technology leadership… Read more…

Meet the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver Presenters: Ayodeji Awoskia

The speaker lineup for the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver is comprised of insightful local and national speakers with a variety of backgrounds, each with a different perspective of this year’s theme, “What’s Possible?” Let’s meet Ayodeji Awoskia. Ayodeji Awoskia is an author, speaker, and creative consultant. He writes books about living life based solely on one’s true… Read more…

Meet the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver Presenters: Scott Barry Kaufman

The speaker lineup for the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver is comprised of insightful local and national speakers with a variety of backgrounds, each with a different perspective of this year’s theme, “What’s Possible?” Let’s meet Scott Barry Kaufman. Scott Barry Kaufman is deeply interested in using psychological science to help everyone– all kinds of minds— live a… Read more…

Meet the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver Presenters: Vivian Barad

The speaker lineup for the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver is comprised of insightful local and national speakers with a variety of backgrounds, each with a different perspective of this year’s theme, “What’s Possible?” Let’s meet Vivian Barad. Vivian Barad is a Senior Portfolio Director at IDEO. Her work spans business strategy, consumer products, services and retail environments… Read more…

Meet the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver Presenters: Becca Stiles-Nogosek

The speaker lineup for the 2017 TEDxZumbroRiver is comprised of insightful local and national speakers with a variety of backgrounds, each with a different perspective of this year’s theme, “What’s Possible?” Let’s meet Becca Stiles-Nogosek. Becca Stiles-Nogosek is a lifelong resident of Rochester, MN. She is passionate about her community, building connections, sharing stories, and… Read more…

TEDxZumbroRiver 2017 Ticket Sales

  Ticket Sales Start Tomorrow! Make your plans now! TEDxZumbroRiver is back for 2017 and tickets for the event will be available for sale online beginning Thursday, February, 16 at 8:00am. The event is expected to sell out, so buy your tickets sooner than later! Tickets can be purchased here: https://tedxzumbroriver2017.eventbrite.com This year’s speakers are… Read more…

Call for Speakers

3 Steps for Becoming a Speaker at TEDxZumbroRiver 2017 If you are considering applying to present at TEDxZumbroRiver 2017, this is your last chance! The application window closes at midnight on December 31, 2016. As a TEDxZumbroRiver presenter, you’ll take part in a unique community opportunity that will propel your message not only locally, but… Read more…

TEDxZumbroRiver is Back and Accepting Speaker Applications!

It’s official. TEDxZumbroRiver returns for a can’t-miss evening of insightful presentations on May 18, 2017, at Autumn Ridge Church in Rochester, Minnesota. What is TEDxZumbroRiver? TEDxZumbroRiver is a program that consists of local speakers who each have approximately 15-minutes on stage to present a powerful talk on an idea worth spreading. The event brings together… Read more…

Local Speaker: Chris Schad

Chris Schad: How to Restore Native Prairies TEDx Zumbro River is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Schad to our list of presenters! Chris is a biologist by training, with several peer-reviewed papers published in scientific journals. He works at the Mayo Clinic as an Operations Manager in a unit tasked with moving genomics into… Read more…

Local Speaker: Tori Utley

Tori Utley: Entrepreneur and Addiction Recovery Advocate TEDxZumbro River is pleased to announce the addition of Tori Utley to our list of presenters! Tori Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding an M.B.A. and an addictions counseling license in Minnesota. By day, she works as a mobile Product Manager at… Read more…

Local Speaker: Tony Desnick

Tony Desnick: Bicycle Advocate and Cycling Enthusiast TEDx Zumbro River is pleased to announce the addition of Tony Desnick to our list of presenters! Tony Desnick is a parent, educator, architect, urban designer, blogger, bike activist and bike share promoter. As Director for Development and New Projects with Nice Ride Minnesota, he looks after bike programs… Read more…

Local Speaker: Randall Munson

Randall Munson: What can you learn from a dummy? TEDx Zumbro River is pleased to announce the addition of Randall Munson to our list of presenters! Randall’s refreshing blend of inspiration and practicality, delivered with warmth, humor, and magic, has propelled him into the Speakers Hall of Fame. Not surprisingly, Randall has garnered more than 100 Gold… Read more…