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Friday, November 1
The Times Center, 242 West 41st, between 7th and 8th Avenues
9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Missed the event? Watch the webcast.

TEDxTimesSquare, a collaborative effort of professionals with a strong connection to Midtown and Times Square committed to stimulating conversations, hosted “TRANSFORMATION | DRIVING CHANGE.”  The event included speakers from a spectrum of the nonprofit and professional spheres in tech, digital, social entrepreneurship and publishing with a passion for provoking change in and beyond New York City.

All of us encounter TRANSFORMATION: in private, in public, at work, and at play; rapid change is a 21st century constant. This conference imparted new ideas and perspectives, provoked thought and discussion about the nature, opportunities, and difficulties presented by change, how to drive change, and how it can be navigated and exploited.

For more information on TEDxTimesSquare, visit TEDxTimesSquare.com.

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Speakers Include:

Tim Tompkins, President of the Times Square Alliance

Veronique Gabai-Pinsky, Global Brand President, Aramis and Designer Fragrances, BeautyBank and IdeaBank at The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Josh Klein, Unorthodox Systems Thinker

Itzhak Fisher, Executive Vice President, Global Business Development at Nielsen

David Weild, Chairman and CEO of IssuWorks, Head of Capital Markets Thought Leadership at Grant Thornton

Kurt Abrahamson, CEO of Sharethis.com

John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan Publishing

Sheena Wright, President and CEO, United Way of New York City

Anjali Kumar, General Counsel and Head of Social Innovation at Warby Parker

Irwin Simon, The Hain Celestial Group