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    • TEDxCLEIdeas worth spreading Friday, April 15, 2011
    • GUARDIANS of the EVOLUTION
    • CLE
    • In case of loss, please return to:As a reward: $
    • TABLE OF CONTENTSACTION + INNOVATION Storytellers of the Past 5-6 Pioneers of the Present 7-8 Guardians of the Evolution 9-10IDEAS WORTH TED 13SPREADING TEDx 14INTERACT + SHARE Thank You 17 Community 17 After Party 19INSPIRE + INOVATE Schedule 23-24 Ari Maron 25-26 Jonathon Sawyer 29-30 Matt Hlavin 33-34 Hannah Belsito 37-38 Rhonda Sincavage 41-42 Jeff Siegler 45-46 Thomas Starinsky 49-50 David Franklin 53-54 TEDTalks 57-58 John Zitzner 61-62 Valerie Mayen 65-66 Ted Howard 69-70 P  aul Hill, Jr. 73-74 Chris Clark 77-78 Steven Tatar 81-82
    • SPONSORS The Adcom Group 87 Cleveland Cinemas + The Capitol Theatre 88 Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization 89 The George Gund Foundation 90 PNC 91 Oliver Printing Co. 92 shark&minnow 93PARTNERS C.L.E. Clothing 97 Phoenix Coffee 97 Studio 526 98ORGANIZERS Hallie Bram + Eric Kogelschatz 101-102 CLE
    • ACTION + INNOVATION
    • Never forget our city’s rich history.Remember to share positive stories from Cleveland with the world. 6
    • Like the pioneers of Cleveland’s past,our passion serves to motive us and our resiliency defines us.Our collective creativity and innovative spirit motivates us to forgeahead in building the version of our city we want to see. 8
    • GUARDIANS of the EVOLUTION
    • We are the guardians of Cleveland’s future.We are responsible for its evolution.Success is only possible through collaboration. 10
    • IDEAS WORTH SPREADING 12
    • IDEAS WORTHSPREADINGTED TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world- changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place in Long Beach, California, with simulcast in Palm Springs; TEDGlobal is held each year in Oxford, UK. TED’s media initiatives include TED. com, where new TEDTalks are posted daily, and the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the opportunity
    • to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to organize local, independent TED-like events around the world; and the TEDFellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. Follow TED on Twitter at twitter. com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at facebook. com/TED.TEDx 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.) 14
    • INTERACT + SHARE 16
    • INTERACT + SHAREThank You Thank you. For being a creator. A catalyst. An entrepreneur. An artist. A technologist. A designer. A scientist. A thinker. A doer. But more than anything, thank you for doing this in Cleveland.Community TEDxCLE was created to bring all of you together. So that we can share our ideas to inspire others in the community. And also, to share Cleveland innovation, development and positive change with the world. To facilitate this, please blog, tweet and chat about your experience, during and following the event. On Twitter, please remember to use the hashtag #TEDxCLE to connect with others or send us a message @TEDxCLE. You can also hashtag individual speakers (e.g., #valeriemayen). On Facebook, post messages on our Wall. On Flickr and YouTube, tag your photos and videos respectively with TEDxCLE. On FourSquare, check-in at The Capitol Theatre and the Battery Park Wine Bar to let everyone know you are there for TEDxCLE. On Yelp, support our venues and write reviews on The Capitol Theatre and the Battery Park Wine Bar.
    • Links Website TEDxCLE.com Email info@tedxcle.com Twitter twitter.com/TEDxCLE @TEDxCLE #TEDxCLE Facebook facebook.com/TEDxCLE LinkedIn TEDxCLE.com/LinkedIn Photos TEDxCLE.com/photos Videos TEDxCLE.com/talks 18
    • INTERACT + SHAREAfter Party Following TEDxCLE, walk just a few blocks to the Battery Park Wine Bar (7524 Father Frascati Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102) and share ideas worth spreading with other TEDxCLE attendees, speakers, sponsors, organizers ... the whole TEDxCLE community. Don’t forget to check-in to the Battery Park Wine Bar on FourSquare.com and mention that you are there for TEDxCLE and, of course, leave a review on Yelp.com. Attendees will be responsible to purchase their food and drink. See you there. Hallie Bram + Eric Kogelschatz, Founders of TEDxCLE
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATE 22
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATESchedule9:00 a.m. Opening9:15 a.m. Ari Maron The Future of Urban Cleveland9:35 a.m. Jonathon Sawyer Sustainability: Local, Practical and Profitable9:55 a.m. Matt Hlavin The New Industrial Revolution10:15 a.m. Hannah Belsito Building Community Through Historic Preservation: A Graduate Student Perspective10:20 a.m. Rhonda Sincavage Building Community Through Historic Preservation: Not Your Grandmother’s Preservation10:35 a.m. Jeff Siegler Building Community Through Historic Preservation: Sense of Place as an Economic Driver10:50 a.m. Thomas Starinsky Building Community Through Historic Preservation: Decisions on the Evolution of Cities11:00 a.m. Hannah Belsito Building Community Through Historic Preservation: Conclusions11:05 a.m. Intermission
    • 11:25 a.m. Dr. David Franklin Art in the Age of Algorithms, Portraits in the Age of Pixels, Museums in the Age of Megabytes: Why Museums Still Matter11:45 a.m. TEDTalk Deb Roy The Birth of a Word12:05 p.m. John Zitzner 100% College Bound: Fixing Urban Education Right Here in Cleveland12:25 p.m. Valerie Mayen Party Serious: Building Community in Cleveland Through the Arts12:45 p.m. Ted Howard Owning Your Own Job Is a Beautiful Thing: Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperative Initiative1:05 p.m. Paul Hill, Jr. Rituals and Community Regeneration1:25 p.m. Chris Clark Electricity as a Basic Right1:40 p.m. Closing2:00 p.m. After Party* Times subject to change. 24
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEAri MaronThe Future of Urban Cleveland#arimaronAri Maron is a partner in MRN Ltd. a family owned real estatedevelopment, construction and management company based inCleveland, Ohio. MRN specializes in the development, merchandising,leasing, financing, construction and operation of complex and creativeurban developments. Mr. Maron serves as a board member of theDowntown Cleveland Alliance, Parkworks and the Historic GatewayNeighborhood Corporation. MRN’s City of Cleveland Projects include: • East 4th Street • Uptown • Marketplace • Rosetta Center and Holiday Inn Express • Doubletree Hotel at Tudor ArmsWebsite Phoneeast4thstreet.com 216.589.1111Email TEDxCLEajmaron@me.com TEDxCLE.com/arimaron 26
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEChef Jonathon SawyerSustainability: Local, Practical and Profitable#jonathonsawyerAfter attending the University of Dayton and graduating from thePennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts, Chef Jonathon Sawyer went towork at The Biltmore Hotel in Miami. One year later, he was workingalongside renowned Chef Charlie Palmer in New York at Kitchen 22.Following his work with Palmer, Sawyer moved back to his hometownof Cleveland to open Michael Symon’s Lolita as Chef de Cuisine.Sawyer later moved back to New York City to open Parea, anotherventure of Michael Symon’s. After receiving a two star review from TheNew York Times and a five star review from Time Out New York forhis work at Parea, Sawyer decided to move back to his hometown topursue his dream of opening his own restaurant. In 2007 Chef Sawyerbecame the Chef/Partner of Bar Cento. His work received manyaccolades including Restaurant Hospitality & GAYOT’s Rising StarChef and Northern Ohio Live’s Best New Restaurant. Sawyer left BarCento in 2008 to pursue the opening of his restaurant, The GreenhouseTavern, recently named one of the top ten best new restaurants inthe US by Bon Appetit magazine as well as Best New Restaurant byCleveland Magazine. Chef Sawyer was also honored this year as one ofFood & Wine’s Best New Chefs.Website Twitterthegreenhousetavern.com @thegreenhouseEmail TEDxCLEjonathon.sawyer@ TEDxCLE.com/jonathonsawyerthegreenhousetavern.com 30
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEMatt HlavinThe New Industrial Revolution#matthlavinSince joining Thogus in 1997, Matt Hlavin has been the driving forcein Thogus’ growth over the last 13 years. Hlavin became presidentin early 2009. Leading the 60+ employee custom plastic injectionmolder, Hlavin promotes innovation within Thogus as well as outsidethe walls by developing critical partnerships with suppliers andcustomers. Hlavin has implemented new products, services andbusiness divisions: Radiation Protection Technologies, which createsradiation shielding components, thus replacing harmful lead products;Rapid Prototype + Manufacturing, a resource for timely prototypesand production-ready parts without the need for tooling; and a specificengineering division for biomedical and industry to help customersdesign and commercialize their products.Website Twitterthogus.com @thogusEmail TEDxCLEmhlavin@thogus.com TEDxCLE.com/matthlavin 34
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEHannah BelsitoBuilding Community Through Historic Preservation:A Graduate Student’s Perspective#hannahbelsitoHannah Belsito is the Director of Cleveland Bridge Builders &Recruitment at the Cleveland Leadership Center. Belsito is passionateabout attracting & retaining young professionals in Northeast Ohio bysupporting their civic education & connecting them to our community.She is active in the community and studies Urban Planning, Design andDevelopment, with a specialization in Historic Preservation, at CSU’sMaxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs.Website Twittercleveleads.org @cleveleadsEmail TEDxCLEhbelsito@cleveleads.org TEDxCLE.com/hannahbelsito 38
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATERhonda SincavageBuilding Community Through Historic Preservation:Not Your Grandmother’s Preservation#rhondasincavageRhonda Sincavage is Associate Director for Intergovernmental Affairsat the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington DC. Inaddition to her work at the National Trust, she is currently on the Boardof Directors of the National Preservation Institute and the Associationfor the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery. She alsopreviously served on the Board of Trustees of US/ICOMOS, and taughtan “Issues in Preservation” course at Goucher College.Website Twitterpreservationnation.org @presnationEmail TEDxCLErhonda_sincavage@nthp.org TEDxCLE.com/rhondasincavage 42
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEJeff SieglerBuilding Community Through Historic Preservation:Sense of Place as an Economic Driver#jeffsieglerJeff Siegler attended Ohio Wesleyan University where he receivedhis bachelor’s degree in economics management. While working inhistoric tax credit real estate development In Richmond, Virginia, Jeffcompleted his Masters of Urban and Regional Planning at VirginiaCommonwealth University with a concentration in urban revitalization.Prior to becoming the director of revitalization at Heritage Ohio, heworked as the director of the Lancaster Special Improvement District.Jeff is a graduate of the National Main Street Center CertificationInstitute; a frequent presenter on local resource based economicdevelopment and has participated on resource team visits around thecountry and internationally.Website Twitterheritageohio.org @heritageohio TEDxCLEEmail TEDxCLE.com/jeffsieglerjsiegler@heritageohio.org 46
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEThomas StarinskyBuilding Community Through Historic Preservation:Decisions on the Evolution of Cities#thomasstarinskyThomas Starinsky has been with the Historic Warehouse DistrictDevelopment Corporation and Historic Gateway NeighborhoodCorporation since 2002. As Associate Director, he serves as the MainStreet Manager for both organizations, where his responsibilitiesinclude managing the City’s Storefront Renovation Program in theCentral Business District, overseeing the Design Review Committeesand coordinating special infrastructure and planning projects.Starinsky is also active in community development as a volunteer inCleveland’s Larchmere neighborhood - his home neighborhood. Herehe has served as the Board President of the Shaker Square AreaDevelopment Corporation; Chair of the Larchmere Boulevard MasterPlan Committee and Co-Chair of Buckeye-Larchmere CommunityPlanning Initiative. Starinsky was recognized for his achievements byhis inclusion in the 2006 class of Crain’s Cleveland Business’ FortyUnder 40.Website Twitterwarehousedistrict.org @thomasstarinskyhistoricgateway.org TEDxCLEEmail TEDxCLE.com/thomasstarinskytstarinsky@warehousedistrict.orgtstarinsky@historicgateway.org 50
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEDr. David FranklinArt in the Age of Algorithms, Portraits in the Age of Pixels,Museums in the Age of Megabytes: Why Museums Still Matter#davidfranklinDr. David Franklin was named the ninth Director of the ClevelandMuseum of Art in August, 2010. An internationally renowned expertin the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods, he was awarded theKnight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity by the Republic ofItaly in 2009. David is a native of Canada and previously served as theDeputy Director and Chief Curator for the National Gallery of Art inOttawa. After receiving his B.A. from Queen’s University, David wentto England where he received his M.A. in European Renaissance Artand his Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London.From 1991 to 1994, he was the Slade and Shuffrey Fellow in ItalianRenaissance Art at Lincoln College, a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowat All Souls College from 1994 to 1999. He was also Professor of ItalianRenaissance at Oxford from 1994 to 1998, and a Visiting Scholar at theGetty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities in Los Angeles,California in 1996 as well as at the Hertziana Library, Rome, in 2010. In1998, he joined the National Gallery as Curator of Prints and Drawings,a position which he held until 2001.Website Twitterclevelandart.org @clevelandartEmail TEDxCLEinfo@clevelandart.org TEDxCLE.com/davidfranklin 54
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATETED2011Deb RoyThe Birth of a Word#debroyIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading and in honor of TED, we shareone of our favorite TEDTalks from TED2011. If you would like to viewthis video after TEDxCLE, please visit TEDxCLE.com/talksAbout this talk: MIT researcher Deb Roy wanted to understandhow his infant son learned language, so he wired up his house withvideocameras to catch every moment (with exceptions) of his son’s life,then parsed 90,000 hours of home video to watch “gaaaa” slowly turninto “water.” Astonishing, data-rich research with deep implications forhow we learn.About Deb Roy: Deb Roy studies how children learn language, anddesigns machines that learn to communicate in human-like ways. Onsabbatical from MIT Media Lab, he’s working with the AI companyBluefin Labs.Website Twitterbluefinlabs.com @dkroyEmail TEDxCLEcontact@bluefinlabs.com TEDxCLE.com/debroy 58
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEJohn Zitzner100% College Bound:Fixing Urban Education Right Here in Cleveland#johnzitznerJohn Zitzner is the Founder of Entrepreneurship Preparatory School(E Prep) a grade 6-8 Ohio community school (aka “charter school”)located in the City of Cleveland and authorized by the ClevelandMetropolitan School District. E Prep opened in August 2006 and hassuccessfully boosted the academic performance of the majority of itsstudents, which includes 98% minorities and 84% are low-income. EPrep is currently rated “Effective” (second highest rating) by the OhioDepartment of Education, and was named a School of Promise bythe State Superintendent of Public Instruction in each of the last threeschool years. John is also the Founder of Village Preparatory School,a grade K-5 elementary school that opened in August 2009. Bothschools are modeled after other high-performing urban charter schoolsin cities around the country, and are characterized by high expectationsand a “no excuses” attitude toward proving that all children can learnand advance to college.Website Twittereprepschool.org @eprepschoolsEmail TEDxCLEjohn.zitzner@eprepschool.org TEDxCLE.com/johnzitzner 62
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEValerie MayenParty Serious: Building Community in Cleveland Through the Arts#valeriemayenValerie Mayen is the founder of Yellowcake – a Cleveland-basedwomen’s clothing line known for bold and modern coats, fabulouslyversatile accessories and brilliantly sewn couture. Though a nativeTexan, Mayen arrived in Cleveland a decade ago, taking up studyat both The Cleveland Institute of Art and Virginia Marti College ofArt and Design. Mayen appeared as a contestant on Season 8 ofProject Runway. She states: “I did the show not just for the monthsof exposure [it provided] for Yellowcake, but for my family, friendsand interns that have believed in me and supported me each step ofthe way. I also did it for Cleveland! I want people to see the potentialand talent this city has. The show [gave] me a platform to prove it tothe whole country, every Thursday night for four months!” Since itsinception, 5% of Yellowcake’s profits from all sales have benefited anon-profit organization geared toward relieving hunger, homelessness,and poverty. Valerie is currently launching a fashion design and sewingincubator called Buzz & Growl that aims to revolutionize Cleveland’sfashion industry.Website Twitteryellowcakeshop.com @yellowcakeshopbuzzandgrowl.com TEDxCLEEmail TEDxCLE.com/valeriemayenyellowcakeshop@gmail.com 66
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATETed HowardOwning Your Own Job Is a Beautiful Thing:Cleveland’s Evergreen Cooperative Initiative#tedhowardTed Howard is the founder and Executive Director of The DemocracyCollaborative at the University of Maryland. The Collaborative isrecognized as a national leader in the fast growing field of communitywealth building strategies and policy development. Its “AnchorInstitutions” project focuses on the role universities, hospitals, andother place-based anchors can play in fostering inclusive economicand community development. In July 2010, Mr. Howard was appointedas the Steven Minter Senior Fellow for Social Justice at The ClevelandFoundation. In this position, he has been responsible for developinga comprehensive job creation and wealth building strategy which hasresulted in the Evergreen Cooperative Initiative. For his leadership ofthe Evergreen Initiative, Mr. Howard was designated a CFED InnovationAward recipient in 2010. Utne Reader has named him one of “25visionaries who are changing your world.”Website TEDxCLEevergreencoop.com TEDxCLE.com/tedhowardEmailthoward@clevefdn.org 70
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEPaul Hill, Jr.Rituals and Community Regeneration#paulhillPaul Hill, Jr. is recently retired after 30 years as CEO of the largestchildren and families community based non-profit organization inCleveland. He presently is the founder and president of the NationalRites of Passage institute, Cleveland, Ohio. He has authored Comingof Age, African America Images, Chicago. He has also publishedseveral articles in peer-review journals on rites of passage as a processfor human development. His most recent scholarship is a chapter inAfrican Presence in Black America, Rites of Passage: Birth, Initiation,Marriage, Death, Jacob Gordon. He is also a board member of theMississippi Center for Education and a 2010 recipient of the ClevelandUrban League’s Living Legend award. In 1993 he established theNational Rites of Passage Institute. The purpose of the Institute is tocreate a critical mass and community of adults to develop children,youth and regenerate community through rites of passage. Since 1993,the Institute has provided training to 1,000 plus men and women from20 cities, the District of Columbia and Toronto, Canada; they havebeen actively involved in guiding and supporting a minimum of 10,000children and youth in neighborhood and community based programs.Hill has been married for 42 years and has seven children (all of whichare university graduates and post graduates) and six grandchildren.Website Emailritesofpassage.org NROPI@aol.com 74
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATEChris ClarkElectricity as a Basic Right#chrisclarkChris Clark graduated from Miami University’s Farmer Schoolof Business in 2008 where he majored in management andentrepreneurship. Much to his professors’ surprise 6 months laterhe started Sunflower Solutions where he developed the world’s firstmanual solar tracking technologies that provides up to 40% morepower versus traditional roof-mounted solar and are used to powercritical functions such as clean water projects, education, healthcare and economic development in developing regions of the world.Working with Shaker Launch House Chris was able to grow SunflowerSolutions to provide solar solutions in countries such as Kenya, Togo,Nigeria, Rwanda, India and in the United States.Seizing the global opportunity to provide solar technology, Chris hasstarted two joint ventures around the world that deploy his new solartechnology.Website Twitterthesunflowersolutions.com @sunflwrsolutnsEmail TEDxCLEinfo@thesunflowersolutions.com TEDxCLE.com/chrisclark 78
    • INSPIRE + INNOVATESteven TatarA Gizmo Starts With a ConversationThat We Know Not of Where It Goes#steventatarAt the intersection of hands-on artisanship, witty narrative andbusiness acumen you’ll find Steven Tatar’s award-winning designs andexecution for brands, communications, environments, products, socialinitiatives, organizations, and marketing strategies. He is the presidentand creative director of Ohio Knitting Mills, an apparel label foundedin Cleveland in 1927, which is creating forward-looking knitwear whilecelebrating our region’s Industrial Craftsman soul. Steven also buildslarge-scale sculptures in a variety of media for corporate, public, andprivate collections and events.Website Mobileohioknittingmills.com 216.272.6375steventatar.com TwitterEmail @okmillssteven@steventatar.com TEDxCLE TEDxCLE.com/steventatar 82
    • A special thank you to all of the sponsors that made this event possible.
    • SPONSORS
    • SPONSORS The Adcom Group of Companies We offer the model for modern marketing communications by helping our clients strike the right mix of media and create messages across all platforms. We study how your target audience spends their time using smartphones and iPads, viewing video content, socializing, searching, flipping through magazines, newspapers, watching television, etc. Then, we develop strategies and plans that reflect that. Think about it. We do all the time.Website Emailtheadcomgroup.com jkubic@adcom1.comContact OfficeJoe Kubic, CEO 216.574.9100Twitter@theadcomgroup
    • Cleveland Cinemas – The Capitol Theatre The Capitol Theatre, located in the heart of Cleveland’s vibrant Gordon Square Arts District, reopened on October 2, 2009, after a massive renovation that converted this historic, 1921, single-screen cinema into a state-of-the-art, all-digital, three-screen, modern movie theater.  The Capitol Theatre features a mix of mainstream Hollywood films and select specialty and independent films.Website Emailclevelandcinemas.com jeremy@clevelandcinemas.comContact OfficeJeremy Newton-Smith, 440.349.3306Special Events/Group SalesCoordinator 88
    • SPONSORS Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization Through collaboration, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization guides the physical, economic and social development of the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood toward an improved quality of life.Website Officedscdo.org 216.961.4242Twitter@DetroitShoreway
    • The George Gund Foundation The George Gund Foundation was established in 1952 as a private, nonprofit institution with the sole purpose of contributing to human well-being and the progress of society. Over the years, program objectives and emphases have been modified to meet the changing opportunities and problems of our society, but the Foundation’s basic goal of advancing human welfare remains constant.Website Emailgundfdn.org info@gundfdn.org 90
    • SPONSORS PNC PNC is a highly diversified and growing financial services organization spanning the retail, business and corporate markets. There’s a lot going on at PNC, and we invite you to find out more about us – from our business, history, and community involvement, to investment and media information, and the many career opportunities that we offer.Websitepnc.com
    • Oliver Printing Co. Located in Twinsburg, Ohio, 30 miles southeast of Cleveland, Oliver Printing Co. is known in the industry for quality, dependability and service. We are passionate about delivering remarkable service and impeccable printing. Printing for this book donated by Oliver Printing Co.Website Emailoliverprinting.com info@oliverprinting.comContact OfficeCara Zoltowicz, 330.425.7890Director of Sales 92
    • SPONSORS shark&minnow Co-founded by Hallie Bram and Eric Kogelschatz to bring people together, create conversation, and inspire ideas and positive change.Website Emailsharkandminnow.com info@sharkandminnow.comContact TwitterHallie Bram and Eric Kogelschatz, @sharkandminnowFounders
    • A special thank you to all of the partners that provided services for this event.
    • PARTNERS
    • PARTNERS C.L.E. Clothing Founded in 2008 to “Spread Cleveland Pride, One T-Shirt at a Time.” Illustrations for program, t-shirts and posters were created by C.L.E. Clothing.Website Emailcleclothingco.com cleclothingco@gmail.comContact TwitterMike Kubinski @CLECLOTHINGCO Phoenix Coffee Cleveland’s artisan coffee roaster. Five cafés around Cleveland. Cleveland Heights + Downtown Cleveland + South Euclid. Breakfast provided by Phoenix Coffee.Website Emailphoenixcoffee.com info@phoenixcoffee.comContact TwitterSarah Wilson-Jones @phoenixcoffeeco
    • Studio 526 Offering professional videographers a State of the Art shooting environment. Event lighting provided by Studio 526.Website Office:studiorental526.com 330.535.2221Contact EmailBruce Gates bruce@studiorental526.com 98
    • ORGANIZERS
    • Photo: Perkoski.com
    • ORGANIZERSHallie Bram + Eric Kogelschatz#halliebram #erickogelschatzHallie Bram and Eric Kogelschatz met in Boston, MA while both wereworking on global marketing campaigns for Cadillac. Their shared loveof rustbelt cities brought them back to Cleveland where they now bothwork at The Adcom Group.Outside of work, Bram and Kogelschatz focus their efforts onrevitalization projects and endeavor to help citizens and those outsideof the area think differently about this amazing city.Bram and Kogelschatz are proud residents of Cleveland and will marrythis summer.Website TwitterTEDxCLE.com @TEDxCLEEmail @hbraminfo@TEDxCLE.com @erickogelschatzhallie@TEDxCLE.com TEDxCLEeric@TEDxCLE.com TEDxCLE.com/organizers 102