About Kaihan Krippendorff


Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff is a former McKinsey & Co. consultant, the author of Outthink the Competition and CEO of Outthinker LLC (www.outthinker.com). Through his firm, Outthinker, he has helped a wide range of companies from start-ups to mid-marketing growth firms to large corporations including Microsoft, GE, Disney/ ESPN, Nestle Purina, L'Oreal, TIAA-CREF, Aetna, Johnson & Johnson, and BNY Mellon design bold strategies to shape the future. Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammad Yunus has said, "Kaihan shows that with a compelling idea anyone can change the world" and that message has made Kaihan one of the most sought-after public speakers on the topics of business, strategy, and innovation. He is a consultant with Wharton Executive Education, a faculty member of Florida International University, and a popular blogger. He graduated from Management & Technology program at the University of Pennsylvania with degrees from the Wharton School, U-Penn’s School of Engineering, holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, and a doctorate from Finland’s Abo Akademie. He lives in Greenwich, CT with his wife and three children.  

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