Thought leader Kaihan Krippendorff wants people and organizations to thrive and has the tools he can give them to do it. His keynote speeches take difficult concepts and break them down into practical measures that anyone can apply.
He offers speeches both in-person and virtually on the tops of growth, strategy and transformation. Thinkers50 named Kaihan as one of 30 management that is likely to shape the future of organizations.
Kaihan’s career began with McKinsey & Company. He then founded Outthinker, a growth strategy and innovation consulting firm. He also founded Outthinker Strategy Network, which is a network of chief strategy officers based in large organizations. He is a trusted adviser to Fortune 500 strategists. His innovations and growth strategies have generated more than $2.5 billion in revenue for global, recognizable companies such as Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, Raytheon, L’Oreal and Yahoo!
Kaihan also teaches at business schools throughout the U.S. and globally. He is a contributor to major business media outlets and hosts Outthinkers Podcast.
His education includes an MBA from Columbia Business School and London Business School, a bachelor’s degree in finance from Wharton Business School, a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a doctorate’s degree in economics.
Kaihan brings a global, diverse perspective to his speeches since his father is from Germany and his mother is from Bangladesh. He has traveled to 58 countries, speaks three languages and now lives in Greenwich, Conn., with his wife and three children.