Tim Urban

Creator, Wait But Why

From the most-watched TED talk of 2016, Tim Urban is redefining the live speaking experience for the digital era. With head-spinning thinking, quirky graphics and his signature stick figures, he’s proving that complex and long form thinking can capture and captivate a short attention span world. As the creative force behind the extremely popular Wait But Why blog, Urban has authored dozens of viral articles on subjects ranging from why we procrastinate to why we haven’t yet encountered alien life forms. Known for delighting audiences with smart, fascinating and truly original content, Urban synthesizes complex concepts and presents them in a humorous, highly entertaining and memorable way.