In his keynotes, speaker Cris Beswick draws on his extensive real-world experience as an entrepreneur and CEO. In his down-to-earth and unique presentations, he focuses on the strategy, leadership and culture required for game-changing innovation. His tell-it-like-it-is style is not only infectious - it is instantly useable.
Global thought leader and keynote speaker Cris Beswick is the founder & CEO of a consulting firm, helping global clients make sense of the VUCA, innovation-driven world we now operate in. He is also the co-founder & CEO of ‘The Future Shapers’, one of the world’s most trusted innovation thought leadership platforms. Passionate about facilitating innovation, he is the bestselling author of ‘Building a Culture of Innovation’.
Cris Beswick started his career as a product and industrial designer. He then spent over a decade as a successful entrepreneur & CEO, building a group of companies, including a multi-award-winning design consultancy. Over that period, Cris worked internationally as an advisor on design and retail strategy. He has not only designed products but helped position products, brands, experiences and drive growth for some of the world’s most successful companies.
Cris’ entrepreneurial background means he knows exactly what it’s like to wear the CEOs shoes. He can talk to executive and senior teams from his unique perspective about what it really takes to create innovation-led organisations. His track record of success serves as proof that he knows what he’s talking about.
In his talks, speaker Cris Beswick provides both inspiration and practical takeaways. His passion translates into thought-provoking ‘inconvenient truths’ as well as light-hearted stories of what the real journey for entrepreneurs and corporate innovators is really like.
Cris has ‘keynote conversations’, whether that’s for CEOs at private dinners or audiences at global conferences. Preferring dialogue to monologue, Cris not only inspires his audiences but also involves and interacts with them at every opportunity.
Internationally renowned, speaker Cris Beswick has delivered keynotes to, advised and worked with clients around the globe, including The Government of Dubai, Cisco, Xchanging, SIG, Rank Group, SGS, Big Lottery Fund, The House of Commons, Ministry of Defence and many more.
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