Bruno Giussani is the European Director of the TED Conferences. He is also a writer, and the producer of the Swiss Forum des 100; Member of the Boards of Internet consultancy Tinext and of the Knight Fellowship at Stanford University.
In his TEDxAmsterdam talk, he discusses TED and its wide range of activities, and shows how TED's motto of Ideas worth spreading works out in practice. His talk includes a presentation of the TEDx program, as well as the TED Open Translation project and the launch of the Charter for Compassion
More at http://www.tedxamsterdam.nl/2009/video-bruno-giussani-on-ted-and-spreading-ideas/