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We Need More Geeks - Joe Cohen - TEDxSheffield

Joe has a long history of using technology to match people with events, concerts and other people they want to meet. He's the Founder & CEO of Seatwave. He formerly founded the International Division of Match.com and also served as COO. Previous to this he was the VP, Europe of Ticketmaster.com. In this talk Joe puts out a call to action to encourage far greater numbers of young British to get educated in the sciences, technology, engineering and/or maths.TEDxSheffield is operated under a license from TED Conferences LLC held by @herbkim. In 2011, it was co-curated by @chrisdymond, held at the Showroom Cinema and supported by Creative Sheffield. The talk was recorded & edited by TDC, Sheffield.For information about future @TEDxSheffield events follow us on Twitter or signup at.. http://eepurl.com/hLQus ..thanks for the interest!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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