Dr. 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. He is an internationally recognized thought-leader, battle-tested consultant, and sought-after keynote speaker on the topics of business strategy, innovation, creativity and growth.
Kaihan began his career as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company before founding the growth strategy and innovation consulting firm Outthinker. Growth strategies and innovations created through Outthinker have energized countless organizations, teams, and individuals all while generating over $2.5B in revenue for many of the world’s most recognizable Fortune 500 companies.
An accomplished author, Kaihan has written four books on business strategy, innovation, and creativity, most recently Outthink the Competition (John Wiley & Sons). For his forthcoming book, The Employee Innovator: Driving Innovation From Within (Columbia University Press, 2019), Kaihan deeply researched and interviewed more than 150 internal innovators and leaders in nearly every conceivable industry.
Kaihan founded and facilitates the Outthinker Roundtables – an invitation-only group of high-level strategists and innovators for large $1B+ organizations. Quarterly roundtables are a unique opportunity for senior executives to take part in an intimate, candid, and forward-looking conversation with a network of peer professionals and the world’s most sought-after disruptive thinkers, including Rita Gunther McGrath, John Hagel, and George Day, among others. This connects Kaihan with both thought-leaders and organizational leaders, providing insights as to what issues are most relevant and how companies can approach and conquer threats of disruption.
As a business strategy, innovation, and creativity keynote speaker, consultant, and author of 4 books, Kaihan has risen to be one of the most highly recommended and most influential keynote speakers for businesses, companies, and corporations worldwide.
Kaihan has given 300+ speeches to clients all over the globe. His topics cover growth, strategy, innovation, creativity and finding ways to Outthink the Competition.
Kaihan Krippendorff travels all over the world to deliver powerful, energizing, and inspirational and keynote speeches. He's traveled nearly 2 million miles to 50+ countries to speak to clients such as AIG, Coldwell Banker, Google, JP Morgan, Kellogg, Microsoft, Johnson & Johnson, and VMware.
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