June Cohen

Director's Office
  • Media Entrepreneur
  • Advisory Council Member

As executive producer of TED Media, June Cohen was responsible for bringing the TED Conference online and growing its audience from 1,000 attendees to 150 million viewers worldwide. In 2006, she launched the online video series TEDTalks, followed by TED.com (2007), the TED Open Translation Project (2009), and the TED Open TV Project (2010). She co-produces and co-hosts the TED conference in California. Previously, she was VP of content at HotWired.com, the pioneering website from Wired magazine, which introduced many of the web's now-common conventions, including—for better or worse—the ad banner. Before that she developed one of the world's first multimedia magazines. She holds a BA from Stanford University, where she was editor-in-chief of The Stanford Daily.

As executive producer of TED Media, June Cohen was responsible for bringing the TED Conference online and growing its audience from 1,000 attendees to 150 million viewers worldwide. In 2006, she launched the online video series TEDTalks, followed by TED.com (2007), the TED Open Translation Project (2009), and the TED Open TV Project (2010). She co-produces and co-hosts the TED conference in California. Previously, she was VP of content at HotWired.com, the pioneering website from Wired magazine, which introduced many of the web's now-common conventions, including—for better or worse—the ad banner. Before that she developed one of the world's first multimedia magazines. She holds a BA from Stanford University, where she was editor-in-chief of The Stanford Daily.