Chris Griffiths Keynote Speaker

  • Founder and CEO, OpenGenius
  • World-renowned expert on creativity and innovative thinking skills
  • Number one expert in the world for the application of Mind Mapping

Chris Griffiths's Biography

Chris Griffiths is bestselling author and world-renowned expert on creativity and innovative thinking skills. He is the number one expert in the world for the application of Mind Mapping.

With over 28 years’ experience in setting up and leading successful businesses, Chris is a successful entrepreneur, having started his first business when he was 16 and selling his first company at the age of 25. He has founded several start-ups and companies that have ranked in the ‘Deloitte Fast 50′ and ‘The Sunday Times Fast-track 100′.

Chris delivers a refreshingly pragmatic approach on systemising innovation in business. If you’ve always thought creativity was all fluff and no substance, Chris will convince you otherwise. In an era of automation and chatbots, Chris can provide rare insight on the ways in which AI can enhance human ingenuity with reference to his own AIpowered creativity app, Ayoa.

He is a multi-time bestselling author whose work has been translated into over 20 languages, and a serial entrepreneur. He has launched 4 apps to date, each with over 1M users; he has grown and sold a global network of over 1000 innovation coaches, and built a 22,000 sq. ft. tech-hub.

Chris has been asked to facilitate brainstorming sessions at the Petra Nobel Conference of Nobel Laureates and has worked with Governments, Royals, and a wide array of global CEOs. He is a regular contributor to publications such as Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, and the BBC (among others).

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Chris Griffiths's Speaking Topics

  • • Beating ‘the busy fool’

How to achieve more by doing less

  • • Systemised innovation

How to make positive innovation repeatable

  • • AI for accelerated creativity

Learn how AI can enhance human ingenuity

  • • Supercharge your thinking

How mind maps can help you create, work and learn

  • • Thinking without the box

Understand what the box is and how you can remove it

  • Focus daydreaming - Why successful people daydream and achieve more

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Videos of Chris Griffiths

Think Different | Chris Griffiths | TEDxCardiff
Think Different | Chris Griffiths | TEDxCardiff
BBC World, Talking Business: OpenGenius CEO, Chris Griffiths, talks creativity with Aaron Heslehurst
BBC World, Talking Business: OpenGenius CEO, Chris Griffiths, talks creativity with Aaron Heslehurst

Comments & Testimonials

... a powerful, hands-on approach to tap into our creative flow and become masters in our chosen field. An essential resource for anyone looking to ‘be different’ and create at their highest capacity!
Jan Mühlfeit, Executive coach/mentor, former chairman of Microsoft Europe, author of The Positive Leader
Chris shows with clarity and persuasiveness that creative thinking is not magic, but a process that can be learned, developed, and most importantly applied to the challenges, whether business or personal, that confront us all.
Tim Hurson Author of 'Think Better: An Innovator's Guide to Productive Thinking'

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