Professor Emeritus, University of Warwick
Sir Kenneth Robinson is a British author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies. A visionary cultural leader, Sir Ken led the British government’s 1998 advisory committee on creative and cultural education, a massive inquiry into the significanc of creativity in the educational system and the economy, and was knighted in 2003 for his achievements. His 2009 book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, is a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into 21 languages.A popular speaker at TED conferences, Robinson has given three presentations on the role of creativity in education, viewed via the TED website over 50 million times. Robinson’s presentation – Do schools kill creativity? is the most watched TED talk of all times.