TEDxChattanooga will return to “bring ideas worth sharing” at this year’s flagship event on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Barrelhouse Ballroom.
In case you missed it, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Led by Chattanoogan Maggie Carruth O’Connor, this year’s flagship event theme is “Awaken” + five residents from the community will speak on what this word means to them.
Hudson Brock | Brock is the founder of AlloHire (a boutique tech recruiting agency) + the creator of The Relevant Dad. He’s noted for liking “big big ideas with practical applications that empower people.”
Christine DiPietro | DiPietro is noted as a “startup veteran who has scaled companies from $0-$400 million.” She’s managed projects all over the world and previously was the entrepreneur in residence at The Company Lab supporting Chattanooga-based startups.
Greg Funderburg | Funderburg is an award-winning journalist, author + podcast host who previously served as a news anchor at NewsChannel 9.
DeJuan S. Jordan | Jordan is the Co-CEO of Launch CHA + the founder/CEO of The DS Firm. She is noted for empowering entrepreneurs and leaders “through heart-centered transformational coaching and training.”
Jon Jon Wesolowski | Wesolowski is an avid urbanist “who enjoys decoding what makes a space great.” He has two TikTok channels (which have garnered more than 3.2 million likes + 180K followers) where he discusses urbanism and Chattanooga.
Excited to hear from this year’s speakers? You can go ahead and get your tickets to the TEDxChattanooga flagship event online.
Bonus: If you’re a nonprofit professional, student, or anyone looking to purchase a minimum of five tickets you can email firstname.lastname@example.org for ticket discount codes.