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TEDxBoston Reveals Speakers for ‘Ideas in Action’ Event
Advancing Education & Stimulating a Community of Impact – A shared mission of the Event Host, The ‘Quin House

BOSTON October 28, 2021 — TEDxBoston announces the schedule of 50+ speakers for their event on November 4th, 2021, which will take place for the first time at The ‘Quin House located in the Back Bay.
The 14-hour hyper-immersive event hosted by producer, John Werner, examines a world that is changing like never before. Infused with thought-provoking topics which aim to inspire powerful, scalable solutions for the interconnected challenges we face today and draw upon a spectrum of multidisciplinary experts to share their perspectives.
“TEDxBoston is focused on spreading knowledge and inspiration, showcasing some of the most impactful speakers with compelling stories they want to share” said Werner, who has been involved with TEDx for 13 years and is a natural connector of people driving change. “A shared commitment to education is what makes The ‘Quin House a perfect venue for this event. We are looking forward to using the power of storytelling to bring light to some of the world’s biggest challenges and solutions.”
This single day event will feature brief talks from world-class speakers representing a diverse set of communities. The day is broken up into six blocks: Force, Velocity, Heat, Reaction, Fragmentation and, ultimately, Fusion. Here is a sampling of 25 of the 50+ Speakers:  
  • Genetics Professor at Harvard Medical School David Sinclair
  • four time Olympian Angela Ruggiero
  • Journalist and Author Mark Bittman
  • Director of Precision Vaccines at Boston’s Children’s Hospital Ofer Levy
  • Executive Founder of Way to Wellville Esther Dyson
  • Serial Entrepreneur Steve Papa 
  • Filmmaker and Founder of URU: The Right to Be Entertainment Non-Profit Crystal Emery
  • CEO at Year Up Gerald Chertavian
  • CEO at Tertill, and Co-Founder of iRobot Helen Greiner
  • Healthcare Revolutionary Jamie Heywood
  • 2021 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year Jennifer Hedrington
  • Serial Entrepreneur & Former President of Tesla Jon McNeill
  • Decathlete & World Record Holder, Team USA Jordan Grey
  • MIT Lemelson Awardee Ramesh Raskar
  • Avid Surfer & Artist Kitty Pechet
  • Broadcaster and Retired Professional Soccer Player Charlie Davis
  • Pilot, BETA Technologies & US Air Force Officer Laura Caputo
  • Professor of Regulatory Biology Laboratory at Salk Institute, Sachin Panda
  • CEO & Co-Founder at Gaiascope Lauren Kuntz
  • Dancer and CEO of Beauty in the Streets Snap Boogie  
  • MIT PhD and soon to be at Google’s Deep Minds Mina Khan
  • Computational Geneticist & Harvard Professor Pardis Sabeti
  • Sexual Abuse Prevention Activist Pennie Saum
  • Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • Holocaust Survivor Sylvia Ruth Gutmann


A full list of the 50+ Speakers presenting can be found HERE.  
The event is free to TEDxBoston invited guests and ‘Quin members who will look forward to serendipitous connections and setting ideas into action for global impact.
About TEDxBoston
TEDxBoston, formerly TEDxBeaconStreet, is one of the most innovative TEDx events in the world. Widely recognized in the TED and TEDx community for our unique vision, multi-generational emphasis, diverse and open audience, Ideas in Action theme, and Adventures throughout the year, it’s aspiration is to be a Laboratory / Test Kitchen bringing innovation to the world. They are creating a powerful community dedicated to lifelong learning and setting ideas into action. Learn more at www.tedxboston.com.
About The ‘Quin House 
Housed in one of the Back Bay’s most historic and glamorous buildings, The ‘Quin House – formerly the 1888 Algonquin Club – is an aesthetically-stunning playground that aspires to inspire and enrich its community through its thoughtful programming, epicurean adventures, world-class art collection and through its philanthropic arm, The ‘Quin Impact Fund. Encompassing 56,000 square feet, The ‘Quin House is a six-floor architectural gem reimagined by Founders Sandy and Paul Edgerley alongside Creative Director Ken Fulk and Managing Director, Matthias KiehmComprised of four restaurants, six lounges, three bars, eight guest quarters, a roof deck, a fitness and wellness center as well as a collection of private event spaces, the club brings together a varied cross-generational group of the regions’ interesting and interested leaders, creators and innovators.