Final TEDxPresidio 2012 speaker line-up announced!

TEDxPresidio is excited to announce that the speaker line-up for the September 8, 2012 event at The Palace of Fine Arts Theater in San Francisco is now locked! The following speakers are confirmed, along with the topics of their respective talks. Full bios of speakers available here.

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*Speakers listed in alphabetical order.

Joseph Bellomo Joseph Bellomo
Bellomo Architects
TOPIC: “Architecture, disaster, and the egg.”
Jennifer Brown Jennifer Brown (@jenniferbrown)
Founder & CEO
Jennifer Brown Consulting
TOPIC: “Companies should use all capital and the importance of voice in the workplace”
Jose Cisneros
José Cisneros (@sfofe)
City and County of San Francisco
TOPIC: “The Financially Empowered City: Inclusive approaches to building a ‘save and invest’ economy.”
Brooke Deterline
Brooke Deterline
Corporate Director
Heroic Imagination Project
TOPIC: “Ethical cultures in business: What creates the tipping point of ethical behavior in an organization?”
Gary Erickson Gary Erickson
Founder, Co-Owner and Co-CEO
Clif Bar & Company
TOPIC: Three Things I’ve Learned from my Adventures in Business and the Great Outdoors
Mark Finser Mark Finser
Chair of the Board
RSF Social Finance

TOPIC: “Trust Me – I’m in Finance”
Porter Gale Porter Gale (@portergale)
Marketing Consultant & Author 
Porter Gale Consulting
TOPIC: “What the hyper-connected consumer, employee, world..means to your business.”  
Dr. Peter Graf Dr. Peter Graf (@peterggraf)
Chief Sustainability Officer & VP Sustainability Solutions
TOPIC: “How do you get buy-in on the highest levels to really make change?”
Van Jones Van Jones (@vanjones68)
Co-Founder & President
Rebuild the Dream
TOPIC: “Creating an economy that can work for everyone.”
Jake Kloberdanz Jake Kloberdanz (@JakeKloberdanz)
CEO & Founder
TOPIC: “The future and scale of Social Entrepreneurism ; an age agnostic movement.”
Marc Lesser Marc Lesser (@doingless)
SIYLI (Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute)
TOPIC: “Leadership, attention, focus.”
Evan Low Evan Low (@Evan_Low)
Vice Mayor
City of Campbell, California

TOPIC: “Where does government and business crossover?”
Ben Mangan Ben Mangan (@EARN)
President & CEO

TOPIC: “New Age of Possibility for All Americans – Alchemy or Innovation?”
Robin Mansukhani Robin Mansukhani (@RobinMansukhani)
Co-Founder & COO
BlueStamp Engineering
TOPIC: “Learning By Doing, One Engineer at a Time”
Gavin McIntyre Gavin McIntyre
Co-Founder, Chief Scientist
Ecovative Design
TOPIC: “Bio-Connectivity”
Charles Mattocks Charles Mattocks (@thepoorchef1)
The Poor Chef Charles Mattocks productions, LLC
TOPIC: “From Entrepreneur to Social Entrepreneur”
Michael Meyer Michael Meyer (@not_the_actor)
TOPIC: Designing for the First, Second and Third World.”
Sam Mogannam Sam Mogannam (@biritesf@sammogannam@eatgoodfoodbook)
Bi-Rite Family of Businesses
TOPIC: “Shopping for food is a community building act”
Charley Moore Charley Moore (@charleymooreesq)
Founder & Chairman
Rocket Lawyer
TOPIC: “The ‘Do It With Me’ Revolution”
Brian Solis Brian Solis (@briansolis)
Principal Analyst
Altimeter Group
TOPIC: “Screw business as usual….this is the real world.”
James Steyer James Steyer
CEO & Founder
Common Sense Media
TOPIC: “Too Small to Fail: Reinventing Capitalism Begins with an Investment in America’s Kids”
Chade-Meng Tan Chade-Meng Tan (@chademeng)
Jolly Good Fellow

TOPIC: “Leadership, attention, focus.”
Ann Winblad Ann Winblad (@HumWin)
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
TOPIC: “Talent in the post-internet age”
Tom Wujec Tom Wujec

TOPIC: “Imagine, Design, Create – A Better World”

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