Dmitri Gunn

Dmitri is an interest-driven learner adept at building coalitions and assembling high-performing teams to launch new initiatives. Originally from the South, he is passionately committed to celebrating Boston’s innovation ecosystem as a global center of excellence.

Allyson Schultz

Allyson is the Associate Director of Brand Marketing at the leading online pet retailer, Chewy. She has over 15 years of experience in the US and abroad, driving marketing initiatives to build billion-dollar brands. Allyson is passionate about creating experiences that bring people together and is excited about developing a global TEDxCambridge community.

Amanda Ludden

Amanda is a quantitative researcher at Harvard Business Review with experience in public health, PR/advertising, film and television, and digital publishing. With a repertoire of mixed research methods, she tackles data-driven questions with apt measurement technology, analysis, and action.

Brenton Henry

Brenton is the President of HYFI, which is reimagining the modern webcast and creating solutions for organizations to digitize their event experience. He has over a decade of live broadcast and digital marketing expertise, collaborating with entertainment professionals ranging from Peter Jackson and Terry Gilliam to Roger Waters and The Rolling Stones. Brenton is also an active photographer, enjoys hiking, and is a lifelong Nintendo fan.

Bruna Braga

Bruna is the Head of Partnerships at MIT Solve, a marketplace for social impact. She leads fundraising and partnership efforts, developing and managing relationships with sponsors and partners to contribute to the advancement of solving the world’s biggest challenges through collaboration. Prior to joining Solve, Bruna served as an International Manager at the Clinton Global Initiative and is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Carrie Reynolds

Carrie is the Program & Events Coordinator at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, with a focus on social media, marketing, and multimedia production. She brings deep industry knowledge, through experience in higher education, non-profit, and athletics contexts, with strong leadership and a passion for creativity to the TEDxCambridge team.

Christine Strand

Christine is an oncology researcher at Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she helps identify new potential treatments for cancer. As our Public Health Director, she leverages her clinical and lab expertise to help keep everyone safe. Christine is passionate about TEDxCambridge’s mission of sharing bold, compelling ideas with a global audience.

Daniela Goncalves

Daniela is the Co-founder and Creative Director of Bearwalk Cinema. She loves the power that stories have of connecting strangers, building community, and evoking emotion. Stories inspire, teach, excite, and push people to accomplish things they never thought they would try and explore places they could only imagine.

Don Schechter

Don is the Owner of Charles River Media Group, President of Pizza Baby Films, Creator of The Ascendants, and part-time Professor of the Practice at Tufts University in the Film and Media Studies Program. At Charles River Media Group, Don oversees all projects and works as a director, producer, and editor of television, film, corporate, political, and non-profit communications.

Emily LaPierre

Emily is a producer with a passion for executing integrated marketing campaigns and events for clients ranging from Progressive and Santander to Wayfair and Ocean Spray. She has managed everything from multi-million dollar productions to small content shoots, optimizing process, and workflow, to deliver well-crafted meaningful content. Emily spends free moments with her rescue pup and visiting her family’s dairy farm in Upstate New York.