What global figure recently delivered his first TED Talk?
Last April, Pope Francis recorded a message that was delivered as a surprise TED Talk, making him the first Pope to do so. He talked about the latest development in the courtship between Rome and Silicon Valley, and showcased his willingness to use technology to connect with people all over the world. He also stressed the importance of how powerful everyone can be when they work and stick together. “When there is an ‘us,’ there begins a revolution,” Source: TIME
Pope Francis is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio as Bishop of Rome, and sovereign of Vatican City. He chose Francis as his papal name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. Wikipedia
Born: 17 December 1936 (age 80), Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina