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TEDxNapaValley - Ed Matovcik - "What we know...that ain't so"

Ed Matovcik, President of Intervine, talks about "What we know... that ain't so" as part of the TEDxNapaValley "Empowering Leadership at Every Level" event. Ed Matovcik, President of Intervine, an international wine management company. Ed earned his MBA from Columbia University in New York and has studied international business and brand management at the London Business School and Humboldt University in Berlin. Prior to entering the wine industry, Ed served as a Chief of Staff for the US Congress for 16 years. A local Napan himself, Ed with his wife Cheryl are the proud foster parents of over 40 dogs (and counting) from the Napa County Animal Shelter. Ed's passion for fostering dogs has recently inspired him to create short YouTube films of some of the foster dogs featuring pictures and video set to music to promote animal fostering and adoption. Whether it's a wine company, the political arena, or just in his own home with the 'pack' Ed's years of management experience have led to some inspiring and humorous stories that we can all relate to. Find out more about his work at In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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