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"Kaihan’s groundbreaking work on strategy development changes the game for organizations facing an increasingly competitive environment. As a consultant and facilitator, Kaihan makes developing strategy look easy but don’t be fooled. The easygoing demeanor masks depths of experience, a razor-sharp intellect and true creative genius. We have benefited from working with this emerging leader in the field of strategic consulting.”

- Shannon Wallis,
Global Director, Leadership Programs,

Kaihan Krippendorff is a business strategist and the author of three business strategy books – The Art of the Advantage, Hide a Dagger Behind A Smile and The Way of Innovation. Each text delves into the keys to true competitiveness and innovation. A former consultant with McKinsey & Co., Kaihan works regularly with ambitious large and medium‐sized corporations including Microsoft, Wal‐Mart, and Johnson & Johnson teaching executives how to unleash their strategic creativity to better their organizations.


Kaihan is an expert blogger with, and he has been featured in key business media outlets, including BusinessWeek, The Miami‐Herald, and Bloomberg Radio. Kaihan earned MBAs from Columbia Business School and London Business School , a BSE in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania ’s Wharton School , and a BSE in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania ’s School of Engineering .

Kaihan works with business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs, and just a few of his clients are listed below:


Johnson & Johnson
Fidelity Investments
Harvard Business Review