On a mission!
To bring great ideas from all over the world to Ghent
and to present local ideas to a larger audience.


TEDxGhent is a local, self-organized TED-like event. Find out more in this video:


Meet the team

TEDxGhent was founded in 2010 by Tim Govaert, Thomas Vervaet & Willem Taildeman and continues to have a great team of volunteers.


Yonca Braeckman


Niels Van Kets

Creative Director

Tim Govaert

Tim Govaert

TED Contact


Nils Roelandt

Brand manager



Marlies Van der Wee

Communications  Team Lead


Evelien De Bruyne

Salons & Happiness Team Lead

Joris Van Doorslaer

Content Team Lead

Sanne Meert

Speaker Coach Team Lead

Monica Van Huylenbroeck

Partners Team Lead

Bram Vandemeulebroucke

Event Team Lead


Andreea Arcaleanu, Kerem Basaran, Kristof Clybouw, Pauline de Potter, Swati Gupta, ahmad Kadour, Simon Kluyskens, Maaike Koets, Kirsten Merlaen, Kathryn Morrissey, Diana Pati, Nils Roelandt, Bram Serpieters, Irena Soljic, Marc Steenbeke, Frederike Stock, Matthieu Van Lancker, Annelies Vercruysse, Sofie Vettori.