What is TEDx?
As the license holder for TEDxBigSky, Ersin had the fortune of bringing together an amazing team of talented people to produce the inaugural event. A Montana native, Ersin moved to Big Sky in 2009 with the ambition to live the dream as a young professional. Ersin sells advertising and marketing services for a local agency and is passionate about the wellbeing and sustainability of his community.
As an executive coach, master facilitator, and consultant, Lori partners with individuals and organizational leaders globally to be the most effective leaders they can be. Lori knows how to inspire people to grow, develop and achieve results, especially during times of ambiguity, uncertainty and change. Lori and her husband, Rich, have been vacationing in Big Sky since 1996, and full-time residents since 2013.
As a TEDx Bozeman 2017 speaker, Holistic Health Coach, and initiator of the Top Shelf Toastmasters club in Big Sky, Jackie Corcoran understands the importance of listening carefully, communicating empathetically and reaching goals strategically. It is will this skill set and the love of Ted and TEDx talks, that she entered the assistant TEDx Big Sky speaking coach position. She has since enjoyed each moment of facilitating and witnessing the evolution and refinement of the speaker’s messages. She moved to Big Sky from NYC in 1996 and lives happily in the canyon with her husband Colin, Golden Retriever Westin and Mouser Extraordinaire, George St. Pierre.
Andrea is a born-and-bred Minnesotan, through and through. She has worked and lived in Big Sky since 2003 and considers it her ‘Forever Home’ -- and she is almost ready to call herself a local. She gobbles up all things art and science, and if you say ‘Stochastic Processes,’ she might swoon. Her crew includes Darwin & Mendel, and they are always ready for a mountain adventure on the HMS Spaniel.
After many years managing a computer consulting business out East, Andrew found his way to Montana and Eventually Big Sky where he works as Technical Director for the Big Sky School District. Taking on the roll as “Tech Guru” for the K-12 students and staff has been incredibly rewarding with new adventures around every corner. It’s with this spirit of adventure that he tackles the slopes with his family, construction projects at home, and jumped at the chance to be a team member for TEDxBigSky.