Originally trained as a product & industrial designer, Cris spent over a decade as a successful entrepreneur & CEO building an award-winning design group. He is now recognised globally as a thought leader on strategic innovation and creating innovative organisations.
Cris is the Founder of thought leadership website The Future Shapers, Director of Innovation Consulting at Culture Consultancy, Strategic Advisor on Innovation at Wazoku and a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield School of Management and the Centre for Customised Executive Development.
Cris has also delivered executive education programmes on innovation for leading UK business schools such as Henley Business School, Southampton Business School and Cranfield University’s Centre for Competitive Creative Design as well as international business schools such as Synergy Business School in Dubai and Icesi University in Columbia.
Cris is also the author of the book ‘The Road to Innovation’ and co-author of ‘Building a Culture of Innovation’. As well as authoring numerous white papers Cris has also contributed to articles for The Times, Financial Times and The Sunday Telegraph to name but a few.
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