Kaihan helps business leaders generate breakthrough ideas that shape the future. He is the top choice keynote speaker on business strategy, growth, and transformation.





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Kaihan Krippendorff

Kaihan Krippendorff helps organizations generate breakthrough ideas that drive innovation and transformation to achieve long-term growth in our accelerated world of change. His work and tools have generated more than $2.5+ billion of new annual revenue for clients. 


Kaihan is Founder of Outthinker Networks, a global think-tank comprised of corporate strategists, innovators, and intrapreneurs shaping the future of business. 


Recognized byThinkers50 and Global Gurus as a world-leading management thinker specializing in innovation and strategy, Kaihan is the author of five best-selling strategy and innovation books, tools, and frameworks.


He is a sought-after keynote speaker, innovation catalyst, and advisor of business leaders and CXOs from some of the world’s most admired companies. 


Besteller Books by Kaihan Krippendorff

Outthink The Competition

A “Fast Company” blogger and former McKinsey consultant profiles the next generation business strategists: The “Outthinkers.”

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Driving Innovation From Within

Driving innovation from inside of an organization has become the central determinant of organizational success today.

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Hide A Dagger Behind a Smile

Today’s global economy is a battleground. To survive and thrive, you’ll need every weapon you can get. Microsoft, Sony, and Starbucks use business practices based on the ancient Chinese military text The Thirty-Six Stratagems – now you can, too.

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The Way Of Innovation

The Way Of Innovation Inside The Way of Innovation, corporate strategist Kaihan Krippendorff explains how you can adapt and thrive by recognizing, understanding, and utilizing the ancient Asian approach to innovation.

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The Art Of The Advantage

Contrary to commonly held beliefs, strength and resources play minor roles in a company s ability to beat the competition. Instead, the ability to conceive of unorthodox strategies that the competition will choose not to copy is the key to gaining a competitive edge.

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An essential framework for continuous innovation

Transformation is no longer a short-lived initiative. It is not a program. It is not linear. Instead, the world’s leading organizations now embrace transformation as a challenging, stretching, exciting and essential constant in their lives. Welcome to the age of perpetual transformation.

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Four transformation traps and how to avoid them

Transformation is not a neat theory, but a human imperative in our fast-changing times. Transformation has never been more important and the human side of transformation is now, at long last, being fully appreciated.

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Using the IDEAS Process to Build a Framework for Resilience

Building Resilient Organizations is focused on identifying what sets these enterprises apart, exploring the nature of resilience for organizations.

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Overcoming the Resistance to Behavioral Change

An indispensable resource for you and your organization as you embark on the exciting and challenging journey of digital transformation

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Kaihan is a top business strategy, growth & transformation keynote speaker

He has helped inspire, motivate, and arm hundreds of thousands of people with the tools and entrepreneurial mindset needed to innovate and win the future.

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Fortune 500

As a business strategist, Kaihan has risen to be one of the most highly influential keynote speakers for businesses worldwide.


As a business strategy, growth, and transformation keynote speaker, author, and entrepreneur, Kaihan has risen to be one of the most highly recommended and most influential keynote speakers for businesses, companies, and corporations worldwide.
  • Large public and private companies
  • Mid-market companies with ambition to take a leap in growth
  • Associations
  • Governments and large municipalities
  • High growth startups, businesses, and entreprenerus


Kaihan has given over 1000 keynote speeches to clients, worldwide. His topics cover business strategy, innovation, growth & more.

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Kaihan has given over 1000 keynote speeches to clients all over the globe. His topics cover business strategy, growth and transformation.
  • Strategy
  • Growth
  • Transformation
  • Innovation
  • Disruption
  • Agile Mindset
  • Intrapreneurship

Cross Industry & Global Perspective

Kaihan Krippendorff travels all over the world to deliver powerful, energizing, and inspirational keynote speeches.

Cross industry & global perspective

Kaihan Krippendorff travels all over the world to deliver powerful, energizing, and inspirational keynote speeches.
  • Fresh engaging stories (not the same overused examples and stories other speakers use)
  • Over 2 million miles traveled
  • 70+ countries visited
  • Lived and done business on 5 continents
  • Bilingual (working toward tri)
  • 1st Generation American with parents and family from Bangladesh, Germany, Honduras, and Puerto Rico

Kaihan is the #1 Keynote Speaker for preparing businesses and organizations to survive and compete in the digital age.

Kaihan Krippendorff is committed to helping organizations and individuals thrive in today’s era of fast-paced disruptive technological change.

Kaihan is known for his ability to turn difficult concepts into easy-to-understand ideas that drive meaningful outcomes and actions that impact the bottom-line. He is an internationally recognized thought-leader, battle-tested consultant, and sought-after keynote speaker on the topics of business strategy, growth, and transformation.

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Expand your Innovation Playbook.
Find Your 4th Option.

Move early to the next battleground

Force a two-front battle

Coordinate the uncoordinated

Be good!

Create something out of nothing


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