Christoph Burkhardt

Christoph Burkhardt

Future Expert, Future Optimist - The Psychology of Innovation

Speaker biography

Christoph Burkhardt: Mindset Future

Christoph Burkhardt is founder & CEO of OneLife Inc., a think tank in Silicon Valley. He brings innovation strategies to companies around the world that have understood that innovation is part of daily business in the 21st century.The whiz kid when it comes to progress lives and works in Silicon Valley, in his adopted home of San Francisco, and is up close every day when breakthrough ideas emerge and conquer the world.

"Germany's best innovation psychologist" writes Focus about Christoph Burkhardt. "Probably also the only one" says the innovation expert himself. For six years, Christoph Burkhardt has been helping companies around the world to fail professionally - and with great success.

Christoph Burkhardt presentation topics

Future trends and what they mean.
Without ifs and buts, but with hand and foot. How to develop products and services that turn your customers' lives upside down.

Courage to take risks.
Progress through mistakes = growth through innovation. How to help extraordinary ideas achieve a breakthrough without risking everything.

The myth of innovation.
Talent was yesterday. What really lies behind disruptive ideas and how you can start revolutions that no one thinks are possible.

After studying psychology and economics in Heidelberg, Munich and London, Christoph Burkhardt has worked as an independent consultant and innovation researcher with companies such as Intel, Merck, Lufthansa, BMW and Siemens since graduating from the London School of Economics in 2010 and has taught at top universities across Europe. In his book "Breakthrough," the future optimist explains why good ideas are no accident.

For his keynote on the evolution of ideas, the German Speakers Association honored him with the Newcomer Award in 2014. Since then, Christoph Burkhardt has enthralled thousands of listeners around the world and inspired them to embrace innovation and progress. As an economist, he knows how important innovation and growth are for an economy. As a psychologist, he also understands what it means to develop the courage to take risks and make complex decisions.

In his research projects, many of them in practice, Christoph Burkhardt has developed systems that optimize the generation, evaluation and implementation of innovative ideas and protect large companies in particular from decision paralysis.



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