Speakers @ TEDxUHasselt 2019 - Bright Ideas
Kamiel De Bruyne
Semi-professional idiot & TV Format Developer
Kamiel De Bruyne is a 27 year old semi-professional idiot obsessed with original ideas. His film school graduation project -the hidden camera tv-show 'Sorry About That’- was picked up by Belgium’s public broadcaster ‘één’. Two seasons of the hugely popular TV-show were produced resulting in the win of both an International Emmy Award and a Rose D’Or. De Bruyne is currently working as a TV format developer for the public broadcaster and as a freelance creative consultant. He also likes to draw silly jokes on toilet paper and lying to tourists.
Stijn Spaas is a global brand builder that consults, speaks, and writes on how brands can connect with hearts and minds.
Cross-disciplinary Physicist & Founder of X-LAB
Jean V. Manca – a.k.a. Prof. X - is full professor experimental Physics and founder of the cross-disciplinary research group X-LAB at UHasselt with as vision “crossover and exploration towards a creative and sustainable future”. For him the energy of the future is positive energy.
Ineke Van Hullebusch
Creator & CEO of pureineke.com & International Real Estate Broker
Ineke Van Hullebusch is creator and CEO of PURE Ineke, an online store and growing community for vegans and aspiring vegans who are looking for the ultimate vegan experience. As a serial entrepreneur, she cofounded a successful vegan restaurant and an international real estate business. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics and is a Raw Food Chef and certified Raw Food coach. Ineke is keenly interested in soulful and sustainable entrepreneurship, health and fitness, travel and the Law of Attraction.
Adult Industry Icon, Psychology Student
After spending over a decade in the adult industry as a prominent and award-winning actress, director, and producer, Jenna is currently pursuing a career in psychology. The ambitious brunette made an indelible mark as a top entertainer in adult, winning over 40 adult industry awards. Jenna has infiltrated pop culture with appearances in films. After she retired from performing in films, she started to attend college with a sharp focus on psychology and becoming a therapist. She is also pursuing creative projects and endeavors, such as the release of books and collaborations with artists.
Leader, author & founder of the Directive Communication Psychology
Arthur is ranked as one of the world’s Top 10 most influential thought leaders in leadership and organizational culture by Global Gurus. As a bestselling author and founder of the Directive Communication Psychology, Arthur’s brain clarity research and gamification methodologies have influenced the training and leadership development industry through his unique neuroscience and game-based psychological approaches to leadership and corporate culture transformation. His innovative tools, assessments, and games, have a visible ROI on marketing conversion, engagement, productivity and effective behaviour modification. His research on the genetic foundations of the brain’s Ambiguity Relief clarity getting processes have been the inspiration of the Colored Brain model used across multinationals in 52 countries. DCI has over 400 licensed Directive Communication (DC) Psychology leadership and culture trainers in 18 different countries who are delivering Value to clients globally.
Serial Entrepreneur – Aviation Specialist – CEO of Unifly
Marc is a multi-lingual, Internationally oriented executive - holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Commercial Pilot License with Flight Instructor privileges. He has made a career out of turning ideas into successful businesses in the Telco- as well as in the Aviation Industry. He goes through live with a positive mindset and is driven by the desire to make a positive impact in the lives of people around him. As the CEO of Unifly, one of the top 5 hottest startups in Belgium, he has been able to raise more than 20 million Euro and has made the company a world leader in Unmanned Traffic Management. In his spare time he teaches people to fly, loves running long distances (has run 5 marathons), and is an experienced Scuba Diver. His Credo: Think Long Term – Act Short Term.
YouTuber, creator of "Learn Quick": the learning process from zero to hero
Mike is a filmmaker working in Scotland. He creates short films that document his learning process. Every video he makes, Mike chooses a skill he attempts to learn from scratch. His film give a candid look at the frustration, pain, joy and satisfaction of the real world learning process told from the perspective of the average person.
Luc is interventional radiologist. He is not specialized in interpreting CT or MR scans but treats patients with vascular diseases. He thereby uses an endovascular route to bring his tiny instruments to the target lesion. His main interest goes to the endovascular treatment of vascular disease in the brain. He treats patients suffering from hemoraghic as well as from ischemic stroke. Profound knowledge and extreme focus and concentration are his main qualities to perform these delicate interventions.
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AI Research Scientist
Prajit Datta is a futurist and an AI Research Scientist. He believes in reducing the gap of technology utilization between different age groups and eradicate social disparity around us. His talks have been well-received at several international forums across the world, which are mostly on emerging technologies and tech regulations. He has blended his entrepreneurial drive and product development skills to mentor two growing startups from India and has also authored two books - '26 Jumpstraps' on entrepreneurial bootstrapping and 'Startup to Scaleup' on startup scaling. Running marathons and practicing yoga gives him the strength and focus on living life to the fullest.
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Throwback to previous years
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