David Kwong

David Kwong

Magician, Veteran New York Times Crossword Puzzle Constructor

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About this Speaker

DAVID KWONG is no ordinary magician. He’s a New York Times crossword writer, main stage TED speaker, Harvard grad, Broadway star/producer, and a consultant on blockbuster films like Now You See Me. His one-man show, The Enigmatist, sold-out its 2019 run in New York City.

Kwong’s debut book Spellbound: Seven Principles of Illusion (Harper Business) draws upon his diverse body of work to reveal how the principles of illusion can be used to gain an edge on the competition. With easy charm and mind-bending tricks, Kwong shows us how to command attention, sway opinions, and sell ideas.