Kaihan Krippendorff


Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff is a strategist, speaker, consultant, and best-selling author of four books, most recently Outthink the Competition (John Wiley, 2012). A former consultant with McKinsey & Company, he now writes one of the most popular blogs on FastCompany.com, “Outthinkers”, and is recognized expert on innovation, strategy, and creativity, appearing in key business media outlets including Fox Business, National Public Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Radio, and more.

He has trained over 6,000 executives and entrepreneurs in his unique strategy approach, The Outthinker Process ®, and works with the leadership teams of a growing number of leading corporations including Microsoft, VMWare, Aetna, Johnson & Johnson, Citibank, L’Oreal, United Technologies, Kraft, and Experian to design innovative business strategies that produce new revenue, profits, and market share.

A sought after keynote speaker, he is also a regular lecturer for Wharton Executive Education and for Harvard Business School Press as well as a guest faculty member for select business schools through the US and Latin America.


Dr. Krippendorff presents his proven approach to developing innovative strategies to drive organizational and personal growth and success. This program will blend innovative techniques, fresh case examples, and strategic concepts with cognitive science to present a practical set of tools and best practices. Participants will learn five key strategies that companies like Amazon.com, Apple and Uber are using today to innovate. They will learn a five-step process they can apply to generate new and innovative growth. Dr. Krippendorff will introduce the role that "strattegic narratives" play in the design of a strategy. Participants will leave with a set of tools to help them consistently identify and seize opportunities others overlook.

Los AngelesMar 22, 2016
SeattleMar 23, 2016
Washington D.C.Apr 21, 2016
DenverApr 27, 2016
AtlantaDec 8, 2016