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Kaihan Krippendorff

Strategy and Innovation Expert, author of four business strategy books

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About Kaihan Krippendorff

Kaihan Krippendorff has made a commitment to helping organizations and individuals thrive in today's era of fast-paced disruptive technological change. He began his career as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company before founding the growth strategy and innovation consulting firm Outthinker. Krippendorff is a four-time author with a fifth book The Employee Innovator: Driving Innovation From Within (Columbia University Press) hitting shelves in the summer of 2019. Kaihan is a ...

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CONQUERING INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY KILLERS

DRIVING INNOVATION FROM WITHIN “Innovation” brings to our mind the maverick entrepreneur who quits their job, at unimaginable odds, to build a business on their own. But this entrepreneurial story is ...

OUTTHINK THE COMPETITION

EXCELLING IN A DIGITAL, AGILE, PURPOSE-DRIVEN FUTURE As a successful entrepreneur, author, consultant and CEO, Kaihan Krippendorff has worked with and studied thousands of companies and the different ...

INNOVATING BEYOND THE R&D LAB

REALIZING TRAPPED VALUE ACROSS THE EIGHT DIMENSIONS OF INNOVATION When we say “innovation” we almost always mean “product innovation.” We talk about research & development and possible new solutions ...

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Outthink the Competition: How a New Generation of Strategists Sees Options Others Ignore by Kaihan Krippendorff
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Kaihan's groundbreaking work on strategy development changes the game for organizations facing an increasingly competitive environment.

Shannon Wallis, Global Director of Leadership Programs - Microsoft

Kaihan is very good at understanding the underlying patterns of strategy, then he trains the group to start recognizing these patterns, with time the strategic level of the group starts rising, generating breakthrough ideas that unleash untapped value.

Juan Mijares, Regional Director of Strategy - Wal-Mart

Kaihan has the unique ability to frame questions in such a way that energizes a diverse group of leaders in strategic business planning. Through his guidance we were able to look at strategic issues for our board in unique ways that will have immediate application. He was quick to understand our issues and our mission and was an immense help in developing our strategy.

Mary E. Power, CAE Executive Director - Society for Human Resource Management

Kaihan provides practical methods to systematically analyze and intelligently manage the competition. This does not mean copying or even responding to the competition. It means precisely the opposite.

Marc Speichert, Chief Marketing Officer - L'Oreal USA

We've exposed thousands of executives of growth firms around the world to Kaihan Krippendorff's concrete and practical stratagems for dealing with competitive threats and he's been universally well received by our tough and discerning audiences.

Verne Harnish, CEO - Gazelles inc

Instant information, immediate price comparison, and an expanding breadth of customer choice are thrusting business leaders into a new era of competition. Kaihan's fresh message opens minds and motivates strategic change in an era that demands change.

Robert Bloom, US CEO - Publicis Worldwide
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What to Ignore on "Most Innovative Companies" Lists

The folks at Fast Company and Forbes this month released their annual "most innovative companies" lists. Like many of us, I look forward to these lists every year. By championing those companies bold enough to challenge the status quo, they inspire all of us to do something ...

TOP 10 TRENDS YOUR CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER SHOULD BE THINKING ABOUT IN 2019

The future matters. Just ask anyone, or any organization, who thinks they don't have one. All of your greatness today - your people, products, partnerships, brands, operations, capabilities, culture, customers - will not matter for long unless they are ...

Moving Beyond Your Hierarchy

For years I've sat on the opposing side of hierarchy. That rigid concept in which orders are barked down from above and complied to from below has robbed our corporations, governments, and social institutions of freedom. Many of the management thought-leaders we, at Outthinker, admire argue the same. ...