About Yoav Nir

Busting the myth of innovation

Let’s present you the first speaker at TEDxUHasseltSalon 2017: Yoav Nir, a born innovator.

Master of Engineering by degree, Yoav has always been passionate about technology. This has lead him to become co-inventor of ClickShare and a true pioneer in Virtual Reality. Based on 20 years of experience, he recently wrote a book, “Game changing innovation”, about the path towards successful product and service innovation. On the stage of our Salon, Yoav will bust the myth of innovation.

Busting the myth – How Henry Ford is been misunderstood for years!

'If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.' This famous quote of Mr. Ford is often misused to justify not going to the market and not doing customer discovery. With this talk we will once and for all proof that Mr. Ford did listen to the market and that he did do customer validation. This should give the audience the arguments to neutralize any future abuse of Mr. Ford’s quote. We will also provide the correct interpretation of this famous quote.