With only 4 short days until TEDxToronto 2011, we’re counting down and getting excited. Aside from the fourteen amazing speakers we have lined up, we’re also thrilled about the ten innovative, thought-provoking and entertaining performers we have scheduled.
They are as follows:
Eugene Draw is the electric violinist & front man of his music collective, Dr. Draw. His energetic performances have been witnessed the world over. This winter he is releasing his fifth album titled “Young Romance.”
Drasko is an award-winning music producer and sound designer. Drasko created audio content for brands and agencies such as: Smirnoff, NBA, NHL, NFL, Paul Frank, SoBe, Teletoon, Saatchi & Saatchi, LG, and others.
Named one of “Toronto’s Top 25 Most Powerful People In 2010,” Farhan is a well-known and respected figure in the city’s tech community. Before Xtreme, Farhan held the positions of Chief Software Architect at I Love Rewards.
Gadfly focuses on studying, researching and creating movement at the junction where urban dance styles (House dancing, Hip Hop, B-Boying) and other praised genres (Jazz, contemporary) collide and tune together.
Made Wade http://www.youtube.com/madewade
M.A.D.E. W.A.D.E. – Masterfully Articulate Dope Emcee With A Diabolical Ego. From boom bap to battle rap, this MC has smacked audiences upside the head with strong performances on both local and international stages.
Truth Is… A poet, a writer, a motivational speaker & an educator. In addition to slams & performances across Canada & the U.S., Truth Is… has headlined several conferences focused on social equity, gender equality, and youth motivation.