John Kao

Widely Respected Author, Strategic Advisor & Futurist.

Widely respected author, strategic advisor and businessman, John Kao is a sought after speaker who speaks at length on the topics of corporate ventures, innovation and strategic communication strategies.

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About John Kao

  • Has worked with a diverse range of big name corporations and individuals, including Hillary Clinton, Nokia, IBM and Intel
  • His keynote speeches on innovation are practical and demonstrate original frameworks for action, as well as vivid call to arms - he often accompanies his speeches with musical examples of the innovation process at work using his jazz pianist skills
  • Has multifaceted experience in the design industry; he chaired the Aspen Conference in 1995, and has collaborated with a large set of designers renowned around the world, such as David Carson and Nigel Holmes.
  • Broad experience in public speaking and has performed at Madison Square Garden and the Grand Old Opry

Speaking Topics

  • New corporate ventures on an accelerated basis
  • A new vision for innovation
  • Reinvent your business and approach to customers
  • Strategic communication strategy
  • Anticipating tomorrow's needs


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Books By John Kao

  • Jamming: The Art and Discipline of Business Creativity (1997)
  • Innovation Nation: How America Is Losing Its Innovation Edge, Why It Matters, and What We Can Do to Get It Back (2007)

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