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Meet José Cruset, The Founder Of TEDxBarcelona
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Meet José Cruset, The Founder Of TEDxBarcelona

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Updated: 27 December 2016
We meet José Cruset, founder of TEDxBarcelona, an independently organized TED event which takes place in Barcelona throughout the year. A groundbreaking event designed as a space to help foster creativity, TEDxBarcelona promotes new ideas and brings the local community closer together through shared experiences.

What is the most unusual request you’ve had?

Business: Developing an offer to deliver telephone services for inmates

TEDxBarcelona: a speaker wanted to talk, no matter the subject. She just said: what do you want me to talk about?

What advice would you give your younger self?

Stay curious, explore the world and help others.

What’s next?

Building a (hopefully) successful startup

TEDxBarcelona | Courtesy of José Cruset
TEDxBarcelona 2013 | Courtesy of José Cruset

If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would it be?

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

What’s the first thing you do in the morning?

I get out of bed. Afterwards, running 5km

How would you describe TEDxBarcelona in 80 characters?

Fostering a community of curious minds with events presenting interesting ideas.

TEDxBarcelona 2015 | Courtesy of José Cruset
TEDxBarcelona 2015 | Courtesy of José Cruset

Hummus or guacamole? Guacamole

Apple or android? Apple

Picasso or Miró? Miró

Coffee or tea? Tea

Fame or money? Fame

Morning or night? Morning

The team of speakers at TEDxBarcelona 2015 | Courtesy of José Cruset
The team of speakers at TEDxBarcelona 2015 | Courtesy of José Cruset