Name Title, Company Events
7 Fingers Acrobatic circus troupe ideaCity 2008, ideaCity 2007
Hans Aarsman TEDxAmsterdam 2009
Emile Aarts Vice President and Scientific Program Director, Philips Research Laboratories Eindhoven PICNIC '07
Chris Abani Author TED2008, TEDGlobal 2007
Elizabeth Abbott Writer and historian ideaCity 2010
Joaquin Cuenca Abela Tech leader of Panoramio , Google DLD 2009
John Abele Founder and Chairman, Boston Scientific TEDMED2009, BIF-4, ideaCity 2003
Mark Abley Author ideaCity 2005
Nora Abousteit Co-Founder, BurdaStyle PICNIC '07
Carolyn Abraham Medical reporter ideaCity 2005, ideaCity 2003
Magid Abraham President, CEO & Co-Founder, comScore, Inc. DLD 2010, DLD 2008
Marc Abrahams Co-founder, Annals of Improbable Research Gel 2011
Jacob Abrahamse Child soprano ideaCity 2009
J.J. Abrams Writer, director, and producer TED2007
Jose Abreu Founder, El Sistema TED2009
Jamil Abu-Wardeh Producer TEDGlobal 2010
Asil Abulil Palestinian student PopTech 2010
Jad Abumrad Host & Producer of Radiolab PopTech 2010
Chris Adams Online media cross collaborator ideaCity 2009
Constance Adams Space architect Poptech 2003
Matt Adams Co-founder, Blast-Theory PICNIC '09, PICNIC '07
Michael Adams Public opinion researcher ideaCity 2004, ideaCity 2001
Ryan Adams Machine learning researcher ideaCity 2009
Chimamanda Adichie Novelist TEDGlobal 2009
Newton Aduaka Filmmaker TEDGlobal 2007
Blaise Agüera y Arcas Architect of Bing Maps, Microsoft TED2010, DLD 2010, PICNIC '07, TED2007
Stefan Agamanolis Chief Executive, Research Director, Distance Lab PICNIC '08
Anand Agarawala Founder and CEO, BumpTop TED2007
Shai Agassi Founder and CEO, Better Place TED2009, DLD 2008
Ravin Agrawal Emerging markets investor TEDIndia
David Agus Professor of Medicine, University of Southern California TEDMED2010, TEDxUSC 2010, TEDMED2009
Ola Ahlvarsson Co-Founder & CEO, Result Consulting International DLD 2006
Moeed Ahmad Head of New Media, Al Jazeera Network PICNIC '09
Omar Ahmad Member, City Council, San Carlos, CA TED2010
Salman Ahmad UN goodwill ambassador and Muslim rock star TEDxUSC 2009
Tomi Ahonen Mobile Guru PICNIC '09
Marko Ahtisaari Senior VP of Design, Nokia DLD 2010, PICNIC '07, DLD 2007
Marti Ahtisaari Former president of Finland DLD 2010
Martti Ahtisaari Former President of the Republic of Finland DLD 2010
Eija Ailasmaa President & CEO, Sanoma Magazines PICNIC '07
Nour Al-Arda Palestinian student PopTech 2010
Naïf Al-Mutawa Creator of "The 99," an Islamic comic book TEDGlobal 2010, PopTech 2009
Pete Alcorn Media executive TED2009
Igor Aleksander Professor Emeritus, Neural Systems Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College, London TED6
Zeresenay Alemseged Paleoanthropologist TEDGlobal 2007
Rafat Ali Founder, PaidContent.org DLD 2010
Jeremy Allaire Founder, Chairman & CEO, Brightcove DLD 2009
Robyn Allan Entrepreneur ideaCity 2001
Will Allen Urban farmer PopTech 2009
Isabel Allende Novelist TED2007
Richard Alley Geologist Poptech 2004
Julia Allison Co-Founder, NonSociety.com DLD 2009
Marla Allison Artist BIF-6
William Alsop Architect ideaCity 2009, ideaCity 2003
Walter Alvarez Geology professor, UC Berkeley EG10
Suroosh Alvi Journalist & filmmaker ideaCity 2001
Mariano Amartino Consultant, entrepreneur, and blogger , uberbin.net DLD 2009
Massoud Amin Security expert PopTech 2009
Vijay Anand Creator of the '0 Rupee' Note PopTech 2010
Adrian Anantawan Virtuoso violinist ideaCity 2002
Kurt Andersen Novelist and radio host PopTech 2009
Brad Anderson CEO, Best Buy DLD 2009
Charles Anderson Marine biologist TEDIndia
Chris Anderson Curator, TED conferences TEDGlobal 2010, TED2002
Chris Anderson Editor-in-Chief, Wired magazine PopTech 2008, Poptech 2006, TED2004, TED8
Judy Anderson Cell biologist ideaCity 2000
Laurie Anderson Experimental performance artist and musician TED2
Matthew Anderson Group Director Communications, British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc. DLD 2007
Ray Anderson Sustainable business pioneer TED2009
Siwan Anderson Missing women investigator ideaCity 2009
Brenda Andrews Program Director, Genetic Networks program, CIFAR ideaCity 2007
Sekou Andrews Spoken word artist, playwright, actor and musician TEDMED2010, TEDMED2009
Buck Angel Filmmaker, activist, educator ideaCity 2010
Andreas Angelidakis Architect DLD 2007
Christian Angermayer Founder & operating partner, Angermayer, Brumm & Lange Unternehmensgruppe (ABL) DLD 2010, DLD 2008
Colin Angle Co‐Founder, Chairman & CEO, iRobot TEDMED2009
Colin Angus Adventurer and author ideaCity 2009
Anina Model Lift06, DLD 2006
Annemarie Ahearn and Ladleah Dunn Gourmets, Salt Water Farm in Lincolnville, Maine PopTech 2010
Anousheh Ansari First female private space explorer ideaCity 2007
Anousheh Ansari Co-Founder & Chairman, Prodea Systems DLD 2010
Randy Antik CEO, Swat Team Partners BIF-2
Thierry Antinori Member of the Board , Lufthansa German Airlines DLD 2009, DLD 2007
Paola Antonelli Design curator, MoMA BIF-5, DLD 2009, DLD 2008, EG07, TED2007, DLD 2006
Antony and the Johnsons Musician TED2011
Mehran Anvari Tele-robotic surgeon ideaCity 2005
Chiho Aoshima Anime artist TEDSalon 2006
Frank Appel CEO, Deutsche Post AG DLD 2010
April Smith and the Great Picture Show Brooklyn based swing & country band PopTech 2010
Claudio Aprile Molecular chef ideaCity 2008
Jason Aramburu Founder, re:char PopTech 2009
Julieta Aranda Artist DLD 2010, DLD 2009
Laura Archer Nurse, Doctors Without Borders ideaCity 2009
Eduardo Arcos Founder , Hipertextual DLD 2009
Dan Ariely Author, "Predictably Irrational" and "The Upside of Irrationality" PopTech 2010, PopTech 2009, TED2009, DLD 2009, EG08
John Armleder Professor, Braunschweig Academy of Art in Lausanne DLD 2009
Karen Armstrong Religious scholar TEDGlobal 2009, TED2008
Rachel Armstrong Teaching Fellow, The Bartlett School of Architecture ideaCity 2010, PICNIC '09
Sally Armstrong Amnesty International award winner and documentary filmmaker ideaCity 2010
Liv Arnesen Educator, explorer, lecturer ideaCity 2010