Cloe Shasha

Associate Programs Producer
TED

Cloe Shasha is the Associate Programs Producer at TED Conferences, LLC, where she does speaker research, content development, community building, and experience production. She grew up in New York City and Paris, and graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont with a degree in cognitive psychology. She continues to work with the admissions department to interview applicants. Cloe has been a logo and web designer, a metacognition researcher, a solar engineering document translator from English to French at the Barefoot College in India, a plant biology lab fellow in Chile, an industrial design researcher for Ross Lovegrove in England, a commissioned child portrait painter, an illustrator for a Scientific American puzzle column, and a news journalist for ABC News and small print newspapers. She founded and organized the first TEDxMiddlebury and cofounded a startup incubator called Global Leadership Lab. In 2012, she helped launch an accelerator program called The Bold Academy. Cloe is a drummer for Batala, an all women’s Afro-Brazilian samba reggae band in New York City. She speaks English, French, Spanish, and is conversational in German. She is a Sandbox Network fellow and is on an adventure to learn user experience design. On Twitter: @cloe_shasha