In July 2015 the design-innovation team I built and led at d.light, a Stanford d.school born global social impact enterprise, launched the game-changing A1 Solar Lantern. To date the most affordable high quality solar-powered lantern in the world, the d.light A1 allows virtually everyone to afford free & safe electric light.

While visiting Kenya in July 2015 U.S. President Obama experiences the d.light A1 and converses with d.light Co-Founder Sam Goldman. (Reuters)

During his recent visit to Kenya U.S. President Obama visited the d.light exhibition at the Entrepreneur Summit in Nairobi, experiencing the simple yet deep power of the d.light…

Alexander Baumgardt

Professor @CCAIxD @DesignMBA / Mentor @Highway1io / Formerly @dlightdesign, @GEdesign, @Method_Inc, @Metadesign

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