Chris Anderson is the Curator of TED, a non-profit devoted to sharing valuable ideas, that are offered free online to a global audience. He previously founded Future publishing.
Chris Anderson Age
Chris was born in 1957 in Pakistan. He is currently 66 years old.
|Date of Birth:||1957|
|Place of Birth:||Pakistan|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Spouse:||Lucy Evan(Divorced) Jacqueline Novorgratz(2008- present)|
|Children||3: Zoe(deceased), Elizabeth and Anna|
|Known for:||Curator of TED Talks, Future Publishing|
Parents | Who are Chris Anderson’s Parents?
His father was ‘an eye surgeon and evangelical Christian’, and he also ran a mobile hospital in rural Pakistan.
Chris Anderson Siblings
Chris has two siblings.
Chris Anderson Education
Anderson studied at Woodstock School in Himalayan Mountains of Mussoorie, India. He then moved to Monkton Combe School, a boarding school in Bath, England.
He later went to University of Oxford, where he initially studied physics, before changing to philosophy, politics and economics. Chris graduated in 1978.
Marriage | Divorce | Lucy Evans | Jacqueline Novogratz
He married Lucy Evan and together they had three daughters, Zoe, Elizabeth and Anna. They later divorced.
In 2008, Chris married Jacqueline Novogratz. Jacqueline is the founder and CEO of Acumen. Acumen is a non impact investment fund focused on investing in social enterprises that serve low-income individuals in the United States.
Kids | Children
Chris has three kids from his first marriage: Zoe (who died at the age of 24, from carbon monoxide poisoning due to an improperly-installed bathroom boiler.), Elizabeth and Anna.
Early Life | Career | TED Talks | Future Publishing
After graduating, Chris trained as a journalist, working in newspapers and radio. In 1985 he founded Future Publishing, which was focused on specialist computer publications.
He later expanded Future Publishing into other areas such as cycling, music, technology and design.
In 1994, Chris moved to United States from UK, where he built Imagine Media, publisher of Business 2.0 magazine. He merged Imagine and Future, taking the combined entity public in London, under the Future name in 1999.
In 2001, the foundation acquired the TED Conference, and Chris left Future to work full time on TED.
In May 2016, Chris published a book titled TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking. The book offers tips and advice for public speaking. TED Talks book became the New York Times bestseller.