“Around the Campfire” Profile: Thierry Pilette

Who’s around our campfire? Each week we will profile a different TEDActive 2013 attendee and give you a peek into what they have to share around the fire in Palm Springs. This week, meet Thierry!

Where are you from?
Belgium

Where is your favorite place on earth?
Anywhere near my children, family, friends and people.

What interests you?
People, connecting, authenticity, family and friends, my children, seeking out fulfillment and happiness, TED, wine, learning, challenging preconceptions, making mistakes.

What problem are you trying to solve?
Opening people up to being happy in their lives, following their hearts and dreams.

What’s your favorite thing about TEDActive?
Connecting with the community, meeting new people.

What’s your favorite TED Talk?
Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

What piece of advice would you give to someone coming to TEDActive for the first time?
Be yourself and enjoy the ride.

What’s one thing you can’t live without?
Making my children laugh.

Read all of the “Around the Campfire” profiles here. If you are attending TEDActive 2013 and would like to be included in this series, email tedactive@ted.com with your photo and answers to the questions above. Feel free to include links to your LinkedIn profile, bios, social media profiles, and other ways people can find out more information about you.

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