What Leaders Are Saying About Speaker Kaihan Krippendorff

TESTIMONIALS + REVIEWS

Kaihan’s groundbreaking work on strategy development changes the game for organizations facing an increasingly competitive environment.
SHANNON WALLIS
Global Director, 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
REG. DIR. OF STRATEGY WAL-MART

ANTONY LEE

CEO, AIG Malaysia
Powerful messages and energizing examples that resonate. Incredible process. Can’t wait until next time.

JOHN TRIPOLI

President, Managing Directors Association of Northwestern Mutual
Kaihan was on-point and relevant. His message is current for any organization wanting to grow. He did a great job of creating a working environment during his talk in which he outlined specific steps and a process to think differently. I had immediate take-aways.

DAN LEIB

CEO, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Kaihan really understood the key messages we were trying to get across to our Senior Leadership team. He incorporated those key messages around strategy and innovation into his speech, which was energizing, practical and impactful.

DANIEL AMOS

CEO, AFLAC
Kaihan Krippendorff underscores the strategic power of being able to see, intelligently select, and pursue new options that your competition overlooks. This ability is the starting spark of all great growth stories and it is a critical skill for leaders to master if they want continue out-innovating the competition.

HEATHER DAVIS

President and Chief Investment Officer, Nuveen Private Investments
Kaihan is a uniquely engaging speaker; he energizes and inspires. He uses cutting-edge business examples to make complex subjects simple, and offers the right balance of entertainment and deep insight.

JOHN R. DIJULIUS

Keynote Speaker, Author, and President of The DiJulius Group
Kaihan had over 700 business leaders captivated with his relevant content on how to build a business that disrupts your industry and distances yourself from your competition. He delivered!

JOSH LINKNER

Five-time Tech Entrepreneur and Hyper-Growth CEO, NY Times Bestselling Author, Top-Choice Keynote Speaker on Innovation, Creativity, Reinvention, and Hyper-Growth Leadership

Kaihan Krippendorff breaks down the complex into relevant, practical, and actionable insights that engage, entertain, and inspire your audience.

MARIANO G. DALL’ORSO

Vice President, Western Union
Kaihan’s groundbreaking work has captured the essence of corporate strategy in an insightful, memorable and pragmatic manner.

MICHAEL GOUSEV, PHD

Director, Morgan Stanley
Kaihan stands far apart from other strategy gurus by drawing from the millennia-old fund of human ingenuity to offer a truly innovative approach.

2017 SECURITIES INDUSTRY INSTITUTE® ATTENDEES

Content was great. This is something I can use with my team.
Very informative session. Great investment of time. Applicable to my work. Easy to understand and implementable. The speaker’s real-world experience adds extra credibility.

MARY E. POWER

CAE Executive Director, Society for Human Resource Management
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.

MARC SPEICHERT

Chief Marketing Officer, L’Oreal USA (now Managing Director, Google)
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.

VERNE HARNISH

CEO Gazelles inc., Founder Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Author “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits”
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.

ROBERT BLOOM

US CEO, Publicis Worldwide, Retired: Author of The New Experts and The inside Advantage
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.

MOHAMMAD YUNUS

Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Kaihan shows that with a bold idea, anyone can change the world.

ROBERT CANCALOSI

Director of Global Customer Leadership, GE
We invited Kaihan to address a global body of our top talent. He delivers cutting edge business concepts with his own unique tools in a way that inspires leaders to think differently. His professional approach, innovative concepts and deep knowledge of strategy holds up against the most sophisticated and experienced audiences.

KAL MISTRY

SVP, VITAS Healthcare Corporation
Kaihan, has an innate ability to captivate his audience. He brings a fresh, unique and passionate perspective on strategy and leadership, his style is brilliant and engaging and he is clearly a rising star.

ANNA KLAPPER

Brand USA
Kaihan’s speech for the Professional Convention Management Association left us inspired and wanting to change the world.

CARINA BAUER

CEO, IMEX Group
We have had outstanding feedback from Kaihan's sessions [at IMEX Frankfurt] and it was an honour to have him take part.

A.C. GANGER

Learning Chair 2017-‘18, EO Detroit
Kaihan’s presentation was excellent, and highly rated by our membership. Not only did he educate and inspire us, but he left us with an actual framework to follow and engage our teams.

GERALDINE O’BRIEN

Vice President of Communications, Newport Group
Kaihan is a great communicator, who held the rapt attention of an audience of more than 200 financial services professionals from across the country. He opened our minds, made us think, and gave us actionable ideas that one could apply to their day-to-day lives.

KAIHAN KRIPPENDORFF

KAIHAN KRIPPENDORFF

OUTTINKERS - SHEKHAR MITRA

OUTTHINKERS - STEVE POWER OF BIG COMMERCE

KAIHAN KRIPPENDORFF SPEAKS AT AMCHAM LATIN AMERICA

KAIHAN'S INTERNATIONAL SPEAKING CLIENTS

Leverage
Point
“8Ps” of StrategyOpportunity
for Disruption
Recommended Leverage Points
Position- The farmers, individual and corporate, that you are targeting.

- The need of the agricultural industry that you seek to fill.
3- What technologies do you control that can help you tap into market
segments that you previously thought unreachable?

- What are the potential business alliances you could think about with key players in the segment to serve your customers with integrated solutions? (Serving customers with more integrated solutions example: serving farmers with fertilizers, crop protection and other).
Product- The products you offer, and the characteristics that affect their value to customers.

- The technology you develop for producing those products.
8- What moves are your organization taking to implement Big Data and analytics to your operations? What IoT and blockchain applications can you use?

- What tools and technology could you utilize or develop to improve food quality, traceability, and
production?

- How can you develop a more sustainable production model to accommodate constraints on arable
land?

- What is the future business model needed to serve new differentiated products to your customers?
Promotion- How you connect with farmers and consumers across a variety of locations and industries.
- How to make consumers, producers, and other stakeholders aware of your products and services.
8- How are you connecting your product with individual and corporate farms who could utilize it?
- How could you anticipate market and customer needs to make customers interested in accessing your differentiated products?
PriceHow consumers and other members of the agricultural supply chain pay for access to agricultural products.7- What elements of value comprise your pricing? How do each of those elements satisfy the varying needs of your customers?
Placement- How food products reach consumers. How the technologies, data, and services reach stakeholders in the supply chain.9- What new paths might exist for helping consumers access the food they desire?
- How are you adapting your operations and supply chain to accommodate consumers’ desire for proximity to the food they eat?
- How could you anticipate customer expectation to make products more
accessible to customers/agile supply chain?
- Have you considered urbanization as a part of your growth strategy?
Physical
Experience
- How your food satisfies the needs and desires of your customer.
- How the services you provide to agribusiness fulfill their needs.
9- Where does your food rate on a taste, appearance, and freshness
scale?
- Could the services you provide to companies and farms in the agriculture industry be expanded to meet more needs?
- What senses does your food affect besides hunger? How does your
customer extract value from your food in addition to consumption?
Processes- Guiding your food production operations in a manner cognizant of social pressure.8- How can you manage the supply chain differently to improve traceability and reduce waste?
- How can you innovate systems in production, processing, storing, shipping, retailing, etc.?
- What are new capabilities to increase sustainability (impact on the environment, or ESG) components?
People- The choices you make regarding hiring, organizing, and incentivizing your people and your culture.- How are you leveraging the agricultural experience of your staff bottom-up to achieve your vision?
- How do you anticipate new organizational capabilities needed to perform your future strategy (innovation, exponential technologies needed, agile customer relationship, innovative supply chain)?
- How do you manage your talents to assure suitable development with exposure in the agrifood main challenges/allowing a more sustainable view of the opportunities/cross-sectors?
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