Social entrepreneurship and social innovation are in demand and essential to make the world spin around more smoothly. They extend and strengthen civil society. Lars has changed what traditional policy has been able to do by creating profitable businesses in new and ingenious ways. In his talk from TEDxArendal - he tells you about his company that mainly hires people with Asperger syndrome.
As a former broker manager Lars got bored with the financial sector and started his own IT company where he employs only people with Asperger syndrome or autism. Where few leaders dare to hire outside the norm, Lars Johansson-Kjellerød has made it his business idea.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx