Cris Beswick is recognised globally as a thought leader on innovation strategy, leadership and culture and a pioneer in the field of measuring corporate innovation maturity.
He is the co-author of the book ‘Building a Culture of Innovation’, an Amazon bestseller, and voted one of the CMI’s top books on innovation in 2017. He is a business school adjunct faculty member and board advisor at The Innovators CoLab and The Global Innovation Institute. He is also the co-founder of the boutique innovation advisory firm OUTCOME where he’s helped some of the world’s most ambitious CEOs, visionary leaders, Fortune 500 companies and Governments solve their most complex innovation challenges, develop game-changing innovation capability and build a culture of innovation.
Cris regularly speaks and presents globally at high-profile innovation conferences as well as internal company events. He often focuses on what he likes to call a ‘keynote conversation’ rather than the traditional presentation or lecture. His ideas are provocative yet pragmatic at the same time, striving for thought-leadership that is actionable.
Cris has written numerous white papers, blogs and articles for various newspapers such as The Times, Financial Times, Sunday Telegraph etc.