Christoph Burkhardt: Innovation Expert & Innovation Psychologist

Christoph Burkhardt: Mindset Future. Why good Ideas are no lucky hits.

Christoph has been called “Germany’s best innovation psychologist” by the magazine Focus. “I’m probably the only one” he adds himself.

For the past six years, Christoph has helped companies all over the world to innovate professionally – and he did so with great success.

Keynotes from Christoph Burkhardt

Futurism, trends and what it all means.

How you develop products and services that will change your customers’ world forever.

Dare to be wrong.

Innovation-driven growth and the power of mistakes. How you can make extraordinary ideas happen without risking it all.

The innovation myth.

Talent is overrated. What disruptive ideas are really about and how you start revolutions that nobody can even imagine.

After graduating from the London School of Economics in 2010, Christoph has worked as an independent consultant and innovation researcher with companies such as Intel, Merck, Lufthansa, BMW and Siemens. He has worked on projects in India, China, the United States and all over Europe. He has furthermore been teaching at leading European universities and explains in his book “Breakthrough” why good ideas are no lucky hits.

For his keynote on the Evolution of Ideas, the German Speakers Association awarded him 2014 with the Newcomer Award. Ever since, Christoph has motivated thousands of people in his audiences all over the world to experiment, to innovate and to risk failure.

As a business economist, Christoph Burkhardt knows of the importance of innovation and progress for economies worldwide. As a psychologist, he also understands how difficult it can be to develop the courage to take risks and to make complex decisions.

In his research projects – many of them with clients – Christoph has developed systems for optimized ideation, evaluation and execution of innovative ideas in order to avoid decision paralysis particularly within larger organizations.

The passionate rational optimist and believer in progress lives in San Francisco, California and experiences on a daily basis how breakthrough ideas, that change the world forever, are being created. As a partner and Innovation Lead with the Palo Alto based consulting company Plot Inc.

Christoph Burkhardt delivers innovation strategies to companies that are ready to admit that innovation in the 21st century has to become part of the normal workday.

The End of Simple | Christoph Burkhardt

Mythos Innovation: Von der Idee zum Projekt | Vortrag von Christoph Burkhardt

How not to be a robot | Christoph Burkhardt | TEDxDresden

Welche Ideen überleben? Und welche nicht? // Christoph Burkhardt

Durchbruch: Gute Ideen sind kein Zufall

Verlag: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (18. August 2014)
Taschenbuch: 132 Seiten
Sprache: Deutsch
ISBN-10: 1500880957
ISBN-13: 978-1500880958
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Don't be a Robot - Seven Survival Strategies in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Verlag: Midas Management; Auflage: 1st edition (20. September 2018)
Taschenbuch: 224 Seiten
Sprache: Englisch
ISBN-10: 3038765112
ISBN-13: 978-3038765110
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Denkfehler Innovation: Warum Fehlentscheidungen oft der Grund für Fortschritt sind

Springer Gabler; Auflage: 1. Aufl. 2017 (15. Juni 2017)
Gebundene Ausgabe: 208 Seiten
Sprache: Deutsch
ISBN-10: 3658111879
ISBN-13: 978-3658111878
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