Exclusive Interview: Global Humanitarian and Media Mogul Ted Turner Sits Down with Bryan Kramer [VIDEO]

Posted on June 26th 2014

Exclusive Interview: Global Humanitarian and Media Mogul Ted Turner Sits Down with Bryan Kramer [VIDEO]


In this exclusive interview on location in Atlanta, President Bryan Kramer sits down with philanthropist, visionary, founder of CNN and the United Nations Foundation and Chairman of The Turner Foundation, the legendary Ted Turner. Bryan had the fortunate honor to speak with Turner, on behalf of The Tech Awards, to hear his thoughts about being named the eleventh recipient of the 2014 James C. Morgan Global Humanitarian Award. Turner will accept the award in Silicon Valley at the San Jose Convention Center on Thursday, November 13, 2014, during The Tech Awards gala, presented by Applied Materials. You can purchase tickets to attend in San Jose here: click here to purchase seats

In this intimate conversation, Turner recalls some his most meaningful, personal and professional achievements, and how his passion and persistent efforts are pointed at fighting poverty, disease, inequality and a lack of education around the world. He also reveals the person who taught him the importance of  “giving back”, and how this experience transformed him into becoming the devoted philanthropist he is today. Turner lastly gives his predictions on global innovation, and how the future of humanity can continue to make our world a better place.

Join us to hear Ted Turner share with Bryan the secrets of his success in philanthropy and life.


Bryan Kramer

Bryan Kramer

CEO, PureMatter

Bryan is a Social Business Strategist and CEO of PureMatter where he’s led his agency to consistent growth over the last 10 years earning a spot as one of Silicon Valley’s fastest growing private companies by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Bryan was recently listed globally as the 43rd most talked about marketer by senior marketers in a report study via LeadTail. Bryan was also  listed as #26 by Kred as a Global Top CEO Influencer on Social Media (full list) and as one of The Top 50 Social CEOs on Twitter in the world by the Huffington Post. (full list).

Being a veracious consumer of knowledge, understanding social media and how it works both as a communication channel and shaper of popular culture has his full attention. Bryan has quickly become one of the country’s leading authorities on social strategy, earning a combined reach in his media outlets of over 100k+. In true social style, he loves to talk about it anywhere he can. 


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Robin Carey
Posted on June 26th 2014 at 2:32PM

I love this man.  To think that he mentioned his contribution to the UN Foundation (basically keeping it alive) above creating CNN is really interesting.

And he was a Rotarian in Macon, GA!  Who knew?