THE WYE’s CoFounder Leah Stuhltrager is honored to accept the invitation to join the TEDxBerlin Steering Committee.

On the Steering Committee, Stuhltrager joins Stephan Balzer (Founder, red onion GmbH), Beate Wedekind (Former Editor-in-Chief, ELLE and BUNTE / Currently Interim Director of ONE Germany an advocacy organisation founded by U2 leadsinger Bono), Thomas Schindler (Force behind several internet ventures), Joana Breidenbach (CoFounder,, Professor Breidenbach (Founder & Dean, Humboldt-Viadrina School of Governance / CoFounder,, Jörg Rheinboldt (Serial entrepreneur / CEO, Axel Springer Plug&Play Accelerator / CoFounder,, Marc Sasserath (Founder of the brand consulting company Sasserath Munzinger Plus of the branding group supermarque), Prof. Uli Weinberg (Director, School for Design Thinking; Hasso-Plattner-Institute), and Frank Wernecke (Founder, Marschall Wernecke & Andere / Founder, Bettermap Projekt).


Leah Stuhltrager unites Art & Tech as a gallerist, curator and project manager. Highlights include projects at Lincoln Center, Coachella, E-Halle, Contemporary Istanbul, Circulo de Bellas Artes, The Hermitage Museum, The Oriental Pearl Tower, Cà Foscari Zattere during the Venice Biennale, Cyberfest & Berlin Days at Roppongi Hills, Art Meets Tech (AMT) and initiatives building industry bridges between America, Europe & Asia. Founding her project space (Dam, Stuhltrager in  Williamsburg, Brooklyn) in 1998, she opened a German annex in 2009 which became THE WYE in 2012.


In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is call TEDxBerlin, where x stands for “independently organized TED event”. At our TEDxBerlin, TEDTalks videos and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. T…he TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are independently organized.


TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 26 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. At TED, the world’s leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Talks are then made available, free, at