TED and the Brightline Initiative are partnering to spread great ideas and turn these ideas into results.

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We are pleased to share with you some benefits of this partnership, which includes activations at TED’s flagship conferences, hosting of TEDSalons, and custom-made content as well as digital media.


TED Salons

TED Salon Brightline Initiative


Today’s volatile world demands that we do things differently — that we pay attention to things most people don’t see. At this six leaders and visionaries shared novel ideas that are driving the world’s most impactful organizations.

TED Salon Brightline Initiative


At the intersections where we meet and collaborate, we can harness our collective wisdom to seek solutions to the world’s greatest problems. This event brought together new perspectives to galvanize transformation and build our collective future.

TED Salon Brightline Initiative

How to Build the Future

Innovation and technology can be the driving forces of society, helping people to realize their most ambitious dreams. This event celebrated the beating heart of smart people changing the world while doing business as usual.


Guiding Principles

We have crafted 10 Guiding Principles to help leaders shrink the costly and wasteful gap between strategy design and delivery.

Other videos


Report – Jun 15, 2018

Amazing Ideas in Business from TED2018

TED 2018 – The Age of Amazement – In business, so much can spark amazement — a great idea that suggests a new market, a product or service that becomes a part of people’s lives, a plan that has an entirely different effect than what was predicted.

Report – Oct 27, 2017

Bright Ideas in Business from TEDGlobal

TEDGlobal 2017 was a celebration of those out there doing something, whether starting a company or initiative, challenging conventional wisdom or stirring up a new movement. The Brightline Initiative was on hand, taking notes on every moment. In this report, our key takeaways.

Report – Dec 21, 2017

Bright Ideas in Business from TEDWomen

The goal of this TED Women 2017, held in New Orleans, was to surface bold ideas from women and those who support them. Because the Brightline Initiative is dedicated to helping leaders from all types of organizations turn their strategic ideas into results, we were on hand at TEDWomen, taking notes on the most actionable and inspiring ideas on the main stage. Here, the ones we think will help you reach new heights.