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Linda Swart

Linda Swart
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Circus Master

Favorite TED Talk

Sir Ken Robinson: Why Schools Kill Creativity

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Linda Swart is a curious mind with an interest in innovation and technology trends. She believes in collaboration for growth and that ideas (if implemented) can change the world. She has been the organiser and license holder for TEDxPretoria since 2013.

Linda has spent the last 5 years contributing to the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem where she was involved with the SA Innovation Network, The Innovation Hub and she was part of the organising team for the SA Innovation Summit. She recently joined the Standard Bank Innovation Team where she manages the newly established #SBIncubator in Rosebank, Johannesburg.

Favourite Quote

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

- Thomas Edison