Innovator Spotlight

  • June Cohen

    Co-Founder & CEO, WaitWhat

    As Executive Producer of TED Media, June Cohen was responsible for bringing the TED Conference online, ultimately growing its audience from 1000 attendees per year to more than 2 million viewers per day. In 2006, she launched TEDTalks, the online video series, followed by TED.com (2007) and the TED Open Translation Project (2009). TEDTalks have now been viewed over 1 billion times worldwide. Cohen also co-produces and co-hosts the TED Conference in California. Previously, she was VP of Content at 

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  • Paul Saffo

    Technology Forecaster & Professor at Stanford University

  • Brian Sager

    CEO of Omnity

  • Richard Sakwa

    Professor of Russian & European Politics at the University of Kent at Canterbury

  • Jacqueline Salit

    President of IndependentVoting.org

  • Ricardo Salvador

    Director of the Food & Environment Program at Union of Concerned Scientists

  • Christina M. Samala

    Director of 18 Million Rising

  • Guy Saperstein

    Former Attorney & Political Philanthropist

  • Robert Scheer

    Editor-In-Chief of Truthdig & Professor at USC's Annenberg School for Communication

  • Orville Schell

    Arthur Ross Director of the Center On US-China Relations at the Asia Society

  • Marc Schiller

    Founder & CEO of BOND Strategy

  • Andreas Schleicher

    Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the Secretary-General at OECD

  • Eric Schlosser

    Investigative Journalist & Bestselling Author

  • Nathan Schneider

    Scholar-in-Residence, Media Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder

  • Trebor Scholz

    Associate Professor of Culture and Media, The New School

  • Paul Schrader

    Screenwriter & Film Director

  • Anne Schuchat

    Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention