BRUNO GIUSSANI is the European director of TED. He is a member of TED's senior team and curates and co-hosts TEDGlobal, TEDSummit, TED University and various TED Salons and special events.
Besides his role with TED, Giussani is an advisor to the Igarape Institute, a think-tank focusing on the most complex security, justice and development challenges in Latin America and Africa. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Tinext, a Swiss software firm he co-founded. Through his firm Giussani Group LLC he advises public organizations such as the ICRC and FHH as well as private companies.
A graduate in political science at the University of Geneva, prior to joining TED, Bruno was a well-known writer and commentator. For several years he edited the political section of Swiss news magazine L'Hebdo, before becoming its US correspondent and, later, its technology columnist and editor of the first Swiss online news web site, Webdo, launched in 1995. His writings have been published in newspapers, magazines and websites in Switzerland, Europe and the United States, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal Europe, Wired magazine, The Economist, Business Week, The International Herald Tribune, the Neue Zurcher Zeitung (Switzerland), Liberation (France), Il Sole-24Ore (Italy), The Huffington Post, and more. He was also the European editor of the now-defunct Industry Standard magazine and one of the founding editors of its European version, and the producer of the magazine's Global Internet Summit (Barcelona, 2000).