The $100 POC & Prototype Innovation Lab | Kjell Hegstad | TEDxWilmingtonSalon

Great Idea - Now What? How do you take an idea(s) and actually make it happen? The fastest way to communicate an idea to your team, associates, friends, family or investors is to visualize it and build a prototype and/or a Proof of Concept (POC) rapidly and at low cost. In this TED presentation, Kjell Hegstad will share examples - but more importantly - Kjell will give you step-by-step instructions for how you can build your own $100 dollar innovation lab so you can build a platform for getting started executing your own ideas - today! -- Kjell was previously Head of Mobile Banking and Emerging Technology at Capital One and a co-founder of ING DIRECT USA, responsible for driving the mobile banking strategy while using innovation to simplify the customer experience for 40million digital customers. Due to the success of the ING DIRECT mobile apps + winning a design award from Apple. Kjell got to co-ring the opening bell at NYSE. Kjell also conceptualized and designed Planet Orange, an award winning financial literacy edutainment site for kids 6-12 years old recognized by Parents Magazine USA Today and Wall Street Journal. Kjell is a certified Digital Disruptor by Harvard Business School and was selected as one of 25 Global innovators to visit the World Bank – prototyping digital solutions for solving global issues. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at