On-Stage Hosts

June 08, 2016

TEDx Saved My Life — On-Stage Host David Van Veen


— TEDxMtHood is honored to introduce David Van Veen as our 2016 on-stage host. — Last year, David Van Veen was the TEDxMtHood stage manager. It’s a demanding responsibility — so many moving parts, timing intricacies, and personality quirks have … Continue reading

April 15, 2014

On-Stage Host: Mark Powers — The Beat Goes On

Mark Powers

Keeping the pulse is an enormous part of Mark Powers’ life. “We all have heartbeats, so we’re all rhythmatists in one form or another,” Mark, a percussionist, says. “The better we get at aligning our own internal rhythms and keeping … Continue reading

December 18, 2012

Ruled by Rhythm: Welcoming Mark Powers as Our 2013 On-Stage Host

Mark Powers

Mark Powers is ruled by rhythm. Beats and jives, flows and measures, vibes and shakes. Fast, slow, loud, soft: it doesn’t matter. This is what he lives for. TEDxConcordiaUPortland (now known as TEDxMtHood) is proud to announce that percussionist Mark … Continue reading

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