Gijs Van Wulfen

Bestselling Innovation Author & Inspirational Speaker

Gijs van Wulfen 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”.

Gijs is also the author of the innovation bestseller The Innovation Expedition (published in English, Russian, Turkish, Dutch, Chinese and Japanese). Gijs furthermore founded the FORTH innovation method, which provides structure to the chaotic start of innovation, while still fostering creative thinking. The FORTH method helps businesses to generate well-constructed new product, service, and business model concepts. To date, the FORTH innovation method has been implementing in 50+ businesses in Asia, Europe, Africa and South America.

To book Gijs Van Wulfen as the keynote 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 at corporate events, Gijs is known to cover the following topics:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Business Management
  • Lyrical Storyteller
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance