TEDxManhattanBeach: Lucas Deines

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Lucas Deines

Region Vice President, BI Worldwide

If Lucas ruled the world he would focus his energy on improving education and reducing child hunger.

Lucas grew up on a farm in Kansas and subsequently graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an engineering degree. He then followed the sun to Southern California. His definition of success is happiness, and he derives his happiness through the time he spends with his wife and two children.

Beyond his home life, Lucas runs the West Coast office for a performance improvement agency, which focuses on consumer, employee and sales channel engagement.

His favorite TED Talk is Angela Lee: Grit: The power of passion and perseverance.

2016 Talk

Look Inside My Brain

Faced with a very dire health issue, Lucas found himself on the edge of the medical technology frontier. In his emotional and poignant talk, Lucas shares how Virtual Reality, viewed by many as a source of entertainment, saved his life.