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TEDxSingapore - Tino Chow - What happens at TED, ...

Tino is a designer, thinker, TED fellow, entrepreneur, educator, movement starter and trouble maker. He now run a design consultancy and a design magazine. Born in Singapore, grew up in Hong Kong, served in the military before coming to America for his design education at Rhode Island School of Design. In 2008, he helped found a national conference called A Better World by Design bringing 300 people from around the country who were redefining the social and environmental realm. Building upon the success, the conference attracted 550 people in 2009. In 2009, he was nominated as a TED Fellow. Tino then started BIG NEW IDEAS, a design consultancy, working with non-profits and companies making their idea happen. He then cycled 4,000 miles from Providence, RI to Seattle, WA raising money and awareness for affordable housing. TEDxSingapore is an ideas community in Singapore passionate about ideas and TED, founded in April 2009 and numbering many thousands people today. 100% Community created +free to join, visit us and get inspired at About TEDx, x = independently organized event 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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