Philipp Kristian in Interview

Interview with Philipp Kristian – Global Innovation and Trust Pioneer

Philipp Kristian is a TEDx storyteller and global innovation x trust pioneer. He’s a futurist on our changing humanity and a voice of digital Generations Y to Z.

Philipp Kristian spent the past decade driving innovation for Fortune 500s in JAPAC, as well as working with CEOs of Singapore’s most successful start-ups on reshaping entire industries. Not only has his executive masterclasses for a top Asian business school garnered him rave reviews but he has inspired transformation in over a dozen sectors across five continents and 50+ countries, including Bhutan and the Maldives. Philipp has received extensive media attention in publications such as Business Insider, Economist Intelligence Unit, Esquire, Haymarket, Forbes, Economic Times and Springer.

In 2015, he was made a St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow. 2016 saw him become a Kairos Global Fellow and in 2018 he joined the World Economic Forum Global Shapers for a year. Clients include the likes of Daimler, Deloitte, Facebook, Generali, Microsoft, Salesforce, Turner, P&G, Prudential and Zillow.

Philipp believes trust is our human superpower. When we trust ourselves and others, it transforms how we collaborate, innovate and create. This makes our complex world simpler, happier and better.

Imagine a world in which we can all trust each other… that’s the world Philipp Kristian is dreaming of creating.

Video Timeline

  • 00:16 – Why does trust matter?
  • 01:38 – What can leaders do to better engage customers and their employees in today’s transforming world?
  • 02:59 – How can we bridge the intergenerational divide in workplaces and build our next generation of successful global leaders?
  • 04:34 – How do we cultivate a culture of innovation?
  • 05:37 – What is next for you?


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