Philipp Kristian Diekhöner believes trust drives our digital economy and loves to turn deep human insights into simple, beautiful businesses that imagine the future. He is a keynote I TEDx speaker, global innovation strategist and author of The Trust Economy, published in English (2017), German (2018) and Simplified Chinese (2019).
Philipp has spoken at eminent global organisations such as Facebook, P&G, Microsoft, Turner, MunichRe, Zillow, Globe, CPA Australia, German Federal Ministry for Economics and Energy, Economist Intelligence Unit and many others. He has written for Forbes, Esquire, e27, Marketing Magazine, InVision Blog plus several industry publications and featured across Springer Professional, Men’s Folio, Money FM 89.3 and YourStory.
Philipp is also founding partner of a strategy practice on data and trust-driven transformation and the impact of breakthrough technologies like Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (AI) on established industries. Advisory clients include Daimler Financial Services, SES, Standard Chartered, The Boston Consulting Group (BrightHouse) and Singapore Life.
Prior, Philipp shaped the Asian innovation activities of several Fortune 500s and helped some of the most commercially successful start-ups in Singapore (such as Circles.Life) transform their respective industries. Over the course of his career, he served clients in over a dozen countries including Bhutan and the Maldives. He now guides C-Suites in making the most of The Trust Economy, build winning data value propositions and achieve greater value through trust.
Philipp was named a WEF Global Shaper, Kairos Global Fellow and St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow. He is a co-founder of DrinkEntrepreneurs in Asia, a popular social mixer event for the start-up ecosystem. In his free time, Philipp is an avid sailor and yogi.