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Dan Jacob

Partner at | Co-Founder & license holder of TEDxToronto conference

Embracing the Power of Accessibility:

Embracing the Power of Accessibility: TEDxToronto

Looking back on the past six years, the team is often asked how we managed to grow a simple 100-person event organized in just eight weeks to a 1,000+ person conference, streamed to thousands more online, which has become the most watched TEDx event in Canada and one of the largest in the world.
02/19/2015 07:01 EST
Is the Business Conference

Is the Business Conference Dead?

The word "conference" has developed bit of a bad reputation as of late. CEOs and community organizers have begun to think of the word "conference" as being synonymous with "boring," "tedious" or "unoriginal." And they're right.
09/22/2011 09:09 EDT
The Positive Power of

The Positive Power of Selfishness

While I believe one needs to have altruistic tendencies to commit to a volunteer position, I just as firmly believe that some of the most awe-inspiring and powerful examples of volunteerism are often rooted in selfish motives. I believe this because I have witnessed it firsthand.
09/19/2011 02:38 EDT