I only just realized that TED featured no “business people.” There were people in business, but no CEOs who are known for being CEOs, no grand business leaders, those types of folks. I find that a curious omission. I don’t know if it’s purposeful. It strikes me as a potential oversight — businesspeople have many “ideas worth spreading” (I’m thinking specifically of Chip Conley, CEO of Joie de Vivre, (who in turn mentioned Paul Hawken in my discussion with him).) Though, it’s also indicative of the typical shallowness of “business” discourse.