Chris Griffiths

Expert On Creativity & Innovative Thinking

Chris Griffiths is the CEO of OpenGenius, the company behind Think Buzan Mind Mapping tool, iMindMap and Think Productivity, creators of visual task management app, DropTask. Chris is a world-renowned expert on creativity and innovative thinking skills and shares his expertise and insights in a number of best-­selling books and through his work as a business consultant and universal public speaker. Chris has spoken and consulted for organisations operating across the globe in a diverse range of areas, including Government, TSE-­100 and Fortune-­500 companies, academic institutes and major organisations such as the NHS, The Petra Conference of Nobel Laureates, AXA Wealth and the United Nations.

He has also coached Senior Leadership Teams in the European Commission, Parliaments and Courts.

A renowned author, he has written several books on creativity and innovation to help others generate effective solutions to complex business problems to drive their organisation forward. These include GRASP The Solution, which clinched the number 1 bestseller spot on the Amazon US Decision Making chart and number 2 on the Amazon UK overall Business Chart. His books have been sold in over 15 countries and translated into 18 languages.

Chris is the Founder and CEO of leading technology brands OpenGenius the company behind Mind Mapping software, iMindMap, and Think Productivity, creators of visual task management app, DropTask. Over one million people have used Mind Mapping and brainstorming software, iMindMap, to boost their creativity, plan tasks, manage projects  and more.

OpenGenius have trained and accredited individuals worldwide from within Sony, Intel, the Ministry of Defence, Hewlett-­‐Packard, Hertz Global Holdings, McDonalds, Morgan Stanley and several leading global universities. Chris is a serial entrepreneur and has amassed over 28 years’ experience in business. He started his first company aged 16 and sold his first company at 26. He has founded several start-­‐ups that have ranked in the Deloitte Fast 50 and The Sunday Times Fast-­‐track 100. Offering fun, interactive sessions when booked as a speaker, Chris will challenge people to think differently and leave everyone who attends his talks feeling motivated to create and innovate.

To book Chris Griffiths as the technology speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When she’s at corporate events, Chris is known to cover the following topics:

  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Presentation & Public Speaking Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • •Applications Of Mind Mapping

Watch Chris’ TEDxCardiff talk titled Think Different, here:

“Chris Griffiths advised the largest companies in the world to be better.” – Forbes, ICON Event, Prague

“My brain has been given a boost… Very inspirational. This is a good as it gets.” ‐ Gopal, Ideation Inc.

“Organisations are proclaiming the need to work smarter – Chris Griffiths provides a map of how to do that.”‐ Bob, Author

“Chris is not only a great human being but also a great inventor, speaker and leader.” ‐ Dina, Creativity Beyond

“Chris shows with clarity and persuasiveness that creative thinking is not magic, but a process that can be learned, developed, and most importantly applied to the challenges, whether business or personal, that confront us all.” ‐ Tim, Author of ‘Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking’

“Truly life changing… opened my eyes to thinking differently and being more creative. Many colleagues noticed the change and the business is ultimately seeing the benefit.” ‐ Dominic, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust