On July 20, 2012, Tom and Caren Teves’ firstborn son, Alex, was murdered in the Aurora theater shooting while heroically shielding his girlfriend from gunfire. In the days immediately following his murder, they founded NoNotoriety, a movement dedicated to reducing rampage mass murders by limiting the name and face of the killers in the media. They also founded the Alexander C. Teves ACT-Foundation.org to provide funding for scholarships, mentor programs, and opportunities for students with special needs. He lives in Arizona & works for Compass Group.


Imagine 2019 speaker Tom Teves shares his thoughts with TEDxMileHigh on not getting accepted into the AirForce Academy, how many words per minute he can type, and ending media notoriety for mass shooters. Find out what advice Tom lives by and how you can support his big idea.

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