Silicon Valley is home to many of our nation’s greatest high-tech companies, including giant corporations like Google, Apple, and Facebook. But, according to TEDxNavesink speaker Avi Karnani, New Jersey has the potential to rival Silicon Valley as the next epicenter of technological innovation. As the CEO of Thrive (acquired by Lending Tree), co-founder of Churnless,(…)
Check out the reviews and and commentary from our inaugural TEDxNavesink event! Asbury Park Press: CEO: Shore has future in tech. TEDxNavesink lectures also target ocean, farms NJ.com: Is the Jersey Shore the next Silicon Valley? TEDx presenters think so. Independent: TEDx delivers big concepts The BPlot: Innovators discuss the future of the Jersey(…)
Not satisfied with your job? Need to reinvent yourself? Struggling to get out of a period of depression? Then take the advice of Microsoft’s east coast entrepreneur in residence, Tereza Nemessanyi. “Just freakin’ show up.” Ten years ago Nemessanyi was a successful management consultant and 15 year veteran of innovation, who found herself a new(…)
When Gabriella Levine talks about the concept of open hardware, where individuals share ideas and knowledge to push technological innovation, she need only point to her life as an example. The COO of the robotics company Protei, and a pioneer in robotics and design, Levine designs modular open hardware toolkits for biomimetic robots, like Sneel, an open source,(…)
By Christopher Robbins/NJ.com MIDDLETOWN – If tomorrow belongs to those who plan for it today, then the Jersey Shore’s future looks bright While the Jersey Shore’s current leaders manage issues like storm recovery, transportation and economic development, a group of business executives, academics, environmentalists, artists and thinkers will gather at Brookdale Community College on Sept.(…)
A version of the global conference that brings together great thinkers to talk about “ideas worth spreading” is coming to Monmouth County next month.
A group of about 20 local volunteers have come together to host TEDxNavesink: The Next Wave, a fast-paced, day-long forum featuring about two dozen speakers that will speak about ideas for the future of the Jersey Shore.
We’re thrilled to announce that global “Guitar God” Kaki King will be performing during a twenty minute set between 4-5 p.m. at TEDxNavesink on September 20. You will not want to miss the performance! Purchase tickets at tedxnavesink.com. Currently on tour, King is known for her percussive and jazz-tinged melodies, energetic live shows, use of multiple tunings on acoustic and lap steel guitar and her(…)
No doubt you’ve watched TED Talks before and seen those enthralled audience members nodding and smiling along to PowerPoints led by some of the great minds of the world. Did you ever wonder what it was like to attend a TED event? And what would it look like on a local level? We wondered the(…)
Modern day feminist, Kat Lazo believes that “Online feminism is the future of feminism.” On September 20th at the TEDxNavesink event at Brookdale Performing Arts Center, she’s prepared to share the success of how modern day feminists are using the Internet’s massive reach to end gender inequality. 23 year old, Kat Lazo grew up in a South American(…)