TEDxSonomaCounty Organizers:

CHRIS BRADSHAW

Inspiring future designers, creators, and makers everywhere to imagine, design, and create a better world.

DIANA CALLAHAN

is wife of a cheesemaker, mother of two wild boys, loves adventures, life and people who make me think. www.bellwetherfarms.com

CINDY DANIEL

enjoys a sense of place on her small farm in Dry Creek Valley. In town she is creating SHED, a store, cafe and events gallery that celebrates the deep agrarian roots of Healdsburg.

ED FITZGERALD

father of five, grandfather, educator, cloud-head. Loves empowering others with emerging technologies, growing vegetables, and spiriting The Great Turning.

ELIZABETH GLEADALL

is passionate about children, education, philanthropy, and bringing joy to others. As a mother of two and Director of Development at Sonoma Country Day School, she gets to do just that.

DEBRA JOHNSON

is fascinated with what inspires a passion for learning in kids. She is a parent, an aspiring artist and promoter of her family’s Napa Valley winery and gymnastics facility.

KATE HAWLEY

wife of one. Mother of two. Friend of many. Avid world-traveler. Believer in the power of education to change the world.

CHRISTINE MCCAULL

connects the dots – channeling ideas, midwifing ventures & bringing people together to create change. Partner at Milsal+McCaull, founder of LoveSpring, author, yogi and mom of 6. @xtinem @TEDxSF @Milsal_McCaull

KATIE WETZEL MURPHY

greatest achievements: raising three children, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, driving in Paris. Loves kids, baseball and her garden, and has the most patient husband in the world.

SHANNON LEDGER

survivor of the early Web’s wild west. Child of Sonoma County who returned to raise two wonder-filled boys in this wonderful place. Pursuer of passions, like writing novels for young people.

VINCENT RAGO

arrived at his place in West Sonoma County to experience the sensations of homebuilding, farming and living near the coast. He believes the classical concept of “synthesis from opposites” is a key element of creativity.

EDWARD WALLIS

loves education as a lifestyle. Working your brain for the pure fun of it. He currently champions a small family owned winery in the Napa Valley.

BRAD WEAVER, Ed.D

is an independent school leader focused on creativity, youth leadership and ethical development, outdoor and experiential education, service learning, and culturally responsive teaching.