Dr. Kaihan Krippendorff

Kaihan Krippendorff is the founder of Outthinker, a growth strategy consulting firm. He is a former McKinsey consultant and author of four business strategy books, most recently “Outthink the Competition.”

Kaihan specializes in serving financial service, technology, and retail firms who recognize the need to move away from traditional linear models to embrace agile, digital strategies for the accelerating world. His clients include ABC TV, AIG, BNY Mellon, Citibank, Pershing, TIAA, Realogy, Microsoft, VM Ware, and Johnson & Johnson.

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 earned his BS in Finance from Wharton Business School, BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, MBA from Columbia Business School, and holds a Doctorate of Science in Economics.

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