We are proud to present TEDxNavesink Accelerators. The event will take place on Saturday April 11, at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey.

We’ll explore how Accelerators are creating game-changing innovation and cutting edge thought. Accelerators are: catalysts. Change makers. Inflection points. Pivotal moments.

We’re sold out every year, so you better get your tickets now!

Check out our confirmed speakers for Accelerators below. More added every week. 

Dr. Gary Lewandowski

Nationally recognized psychology professor and department chair at Monmouth University; director of the Relationship Science Lab; co-editor/co-creator of www.ScienceOfRelationships.com.

Ravind Kumar

Founding team member & Director of Business Development of RadioFlag, where his primary role is station outreach and developing strategic partnerships; previously, worked as a business analyst on Wall Street.

Lou Kerner

Founder & senior partner of The Social Internet Fund, which invests in primary & secondary shares of rapidly growing private technology companies; previously, Wall Street’s 1st social media analyst at Wedbush Securities.

Brian Reynolds

Executive director of Climate|Money|Policy, a sustainability consultancy helping organizations prepare for a climatically different world; lobbyist for aggressive, market-friendly action on climate change.

John Denniston

President of Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo County, a non-profit organization focused on poverty; former partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he co-founded its $1 billion Green Growth Fund.

Don Lincoln

Particle physicist at Fermilab, using the Large Hadron Collider (world’s highest energy particle accelerator) to study matter’s building blocks and the universe’s origin; popularizer of physics online and in print.

Ted Coiné

Chief Relationship Officer of Meddle.it; co-author of A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive; Forbes “Top 10 Social Media Influencer”; Inc. “Top 100 Leadership Expert”

Dr. Gail Dines

Award-winning sociology & women’s studies professor at Wheelock College in Boston; porn industry researcher & writer for 20+ years; consultant to government agencies nationally & internationally; author of Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality; founding president of the NGO, Stop Porn Culture.

Kaihan Krippendorff

Former McKinsey consultant; popular blogger on FastCompany.com; author of Outthink the Competition; founder of Outthinker (a global network of innovators); sought-after speaker on strategy and innovation.

Esther Dyson

Chair of EDventure Holdings, investing in and nurturing start-ups with recent focus on health care, human capital, and aerospace; trained as a backup cosmonaut.