Stephan Balzer

Co-Founder, Boma Global

European Ambassador, TEDx

Curator & Managing Director, SingularityU Germany Summit

Curator, Q Berlin Questions



Stephan Balzer is a Berlin based entrepreneur, CEO of the communications agency red onion and Co-Founder of Boma Global. By 2009, he was the first German TEDx conferences licensee and was soon appointed TEDx ambassador for Europe by the American TED organization. Today, he organizes TEDx events in the 3 major German cities Berlin, Hamburg and Frankfurt amongst many other smaller TEDx formats and Salons. 2015 he brought the educational institution Singularity University, which was founded by Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis, to Germany.


Since then he became the german ambassador and Managing Director of the SingularityU Germany Summit. As TEDx and Singularity University ambassador he created over 70 events around the topics such as digitization, social and economical change and the chances and challenges our society faces in the future. In Germany he is an influential voice oft he Pan-European innovation community.