GIJS VAN WULFEN
Gijs van Wulfen (1960, based in The Netherlands) is a recognised authority and keynote speaker on innovation and Design Thinking. He was chosen as one of the first LinkedIn Influencers and as of 2017, 300.000 people across the globe are following his notably engaging, prolific and insightful posts. In 2016 Gijs came number 2 in the international Top 40 Innovation Bloggers. In 2017 his book ‘The Innovation Maze’ was elected ‘Management Book of the Year’.
Most recently Gijs was the keynote speaker at the Innovaction Week in Spain, the Innovation Forum in Brazil, the South African Innovation Summit in Cape Town and the Turkish Innovation Week in Istanbul. Gijs is retained as a motivational innovation speaker with companies such as 3M in the United States, AIRBUS Group in France and Bilfinger in The Netherlands. Gijs performs in English, German and his native Dutch language. Gijs is an illustrative lyrical storyteller with an articulate informal style, which is full of humor, entertainment and insight”.
In all the years Gijs is speaking on innovation globally, he has developed several keynote lectures on different themes. Five themes Gijs is regularly speaking about are:
How to start innovation?
How to create a culture for innovation?
How to get great ideas?
Inspiration for Innovation: 100 lessons for innovators