“I’ve admired TED talks for years but never dreamed I’d ever get involved in putting on such an event. I am so psyched that TEDx has given me the opportunity to locate speakers and develop their talks. It’s gonna be a great show!”
Phil Kuntz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and an editor for Bloomberg News with an expertise in computer-assisted reporting and data crunching. He previously worked for the Wall Street Journal, Congressional Quarterly and the Miami Herald. He and his brother Tom coauthored “The Sinatra Files: The Secret FBI Dossier” and were researchers and commentators on the 2015 HBO Emmy-nominated documentary “Sinatra: All or Nothing at All,” directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney. He and his wife, Amy McDonagh, have twin six-year-old sons. He’s a Crossfit enthusiast, collects old newspapers and has attended hundreds of rock concerts. Phil discovered and fell in love with TED talks when a fellow data geek showed him Hans Rosling’s famous “The Best Stats You’ve Ever Seen” talk.