Strategy and Innovation Expert, author of four business strategy books
Kaihan Krippendorff Bio
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 Driving Innovation From Within: A Guide for Internal Entrepreneurs (Columbia University Press) hitting shelves October of 2019. Kaihan is a member of the prestigious Thinkers50 Class of 2019 Radar group - A global selection of the top 30 management thinkers to follow and hear from in the coming year. He is also one of eight people under consideration for the Thinkers50 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award in the category of Innovation - awarded to the person in the world that has contributed the most to our understanding of innovation in the past two years. Kaihan founded The Outthinker Network, a community comprised of strategy executives from the world's top Fortune 500 and private companies. Amidst his dizzying schedule of keynote speeches, consulting projects, ongoing research and writing, Kaihan still finds time to be a teacher at Wharton Executive Education, faculty member of Florida International University and lecturer at business schools throughout the US and internationally. He is regularly featured in key business media outlets, including BusinessWeek, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Time, Fox Business, Fast Company, PBS, and Bloomberg Radio. Kaihan is an advisory board member for a blockchain-powered transportation platform, an international food processing/exporting company, and a B-corporation focused on sustainable products and lifestyle.