TEDSalon: Rethink

In partnership with Brightline Initiative

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If we want to do things differently, where do we begin? So many systems and hierarchies have not changed for generations, but almost everything in our world could use a fresh look. From everyday practices to our biggest challenges, let’s take some time to Rethink.

Brightline is excited to be partnering with TED for a special event. Join us as at the TED World Theater in New York City as we celebrate some of the world’s most creative thinkers.

Join us there!

Submit your application to attend TEDSalon: Rethink by Friday, May 24, 2019, to be eligible to participate.
Brightline and TED are looking for applications from people who are leaders in their field and who can make a strong contribution. We review each application in detail and look forward to reading yours.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be invited to attend and learn from the world’s most creative thinkers how to thrive in an era of fast and disruptive changes.

Submit your application

Note: If selected, you will be responsible to cover all travel and expenses to attend the event. Submitting an application does not guarantee an invitation to attend the event.

The lineup

Dan Ariely

Behavioral economics researcher, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight.


Heidi Grant

Social cognitive psychologist specializing in the study of motivation and performance, the author of five bestselling books and the Chief Science Officer at the Neuroleadership Institute. Recent book: Reinforcements: How to get people to help you.


Efosa Ojomo

Senior research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation. Researches ways to help entrepreneurs, policymakers and development practitioners spur economic prosperity in their regions. Recent book: The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation can lift nations out of poverty.


Shannon Lee

CEO of the Bruce Lee Family Companies and Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the Bruce Lee Foundation.


Tsuyoshi Stuart Oda

An investment banker turned urban farmer with a passion for innovation and sustainability. In 2013, Stuart founded Alesca Life, an agricultural technology company that builds weatherproof, cloud-connected farms and farm digitization tools to improve the efficiency of farming globally. Stuart possesses a unique blend of corporate finance and consumer product know-how having previously worked in the investment banking division of Merrill Lynch Japan Securities and the global emerging markets business development team at Dell China.


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