Virtual postcards get us closer | Tesla He | TEDxMartigny

“I have an image in my mind: a pair of eyes, of my grand-ma, looking at me full of hope”. His family back in China, himself working in Switzerland, Tesla He believes in the power of Virtual reality and Augmented reality technologies to help bring people closer together.

Tesla He grew up in China with top education record from Elementary school to University. He came to Switzerland, and enrolled in a Master of Finance program in HEC Lausanne. His grade of the first semester broke the record of the past two years. As a result, he was offered to enter a PhD program directly. Tesla He wanted to deliver an impact in industry. Therefore, he gave up this academic opportunity, and took a financial manager position at Nestlé. After two years of valuable experience there, he joined a start-up as a key partner. Together with the founding team, they grew the start-up from scratch to raiding CHF 35 millions. This experience helped him to realize that he enjoys delivering impacts. Now, with his team, they are developing a way to send virtual postcards that allow people to share immersive feelings. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at