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Christian Busch

Christian Busch

 Inaugural Deputy Director and Researcher 

Dr Christian Busch is Inaugural Deputy Director and Researcher at the London School of Economics’ (LSE) Innovation and Co-Creation Lab, where he works with companies to develop sustainable business models. His related research focuses on business model innovation, social impact, and innovation communities, and he teaches several MSc- and exec. MBA- courses at LSE.

Christian was co-founder of Sandbox (now: Thousand Network), the leading community of young innovators, which he expanded into 20 countries. He has been named as one of Diplomatic Courier’s ‘Top 99 Influencers’, JCI’s ‘Ten Outstanding Persons’, a TEDster, a ‘Key Influencer’ (Siemens), and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). He frequently speaks at conferences and his ideas have been featured by outlets such as Harvard Business Review and the UN. His presentations, as well as workshops at companies such as Dell and Danone, have reached over 700,000 people. Previously his work has taken him to Kenya, South Africa, Mexico, Russia, Germany and the US.  Busch served as Impact Advisor at the National Entrepreneurs Association, is a member of Ashoka’s Selection Panel, and on the Global Jury of the African Entrepreneurship Award.

Dr Christian Busch has lectured at ESADE, Peking University, and Strathmore Business School, and his work has been published by journals such as IJEV & featured by Le Monde, The Guardian, WIRED, Academy of Management Journal, among others. Christian holds a PhD (LSE: Management), MSc (LSE: Management, governance), B.A. (Hagen: Sociology, psychology) & B.B.A. (Furtwangen & Moscow Business School: Business). Christian holds a PhD (LSE: Entrepreneurship), MSc (LSE: Management, governance), B.A. (Hagen: Sociology, psychology) & B.B.A. (Furtwangen/Moscow Int. Business School: Business). Busch’s work has been covered by major media outlets including Harvard Business Review, AP, France24, BBC, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, The Irish Times, Stern, Your Story India, TechCrunch, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Huffington Post, and The Next Web, as well as academic journals including IJEV.

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Creating a 'Fit for the Future' Organisation

This session will focus on analyzing the key changes in preferences and needs, and the role of action-driven purpose, effective governance, meaningful networks/communities, and new technology. Implications on how and why organisations can successfully innovate.

Creating and scaling innovation communities and/or effective networks

In today’s rapidly changing environment, developing innovative business models and strong communities is more than ever crucial for enterprises to become and stay competitive.

Innovating for the Future

Dr. Christian Busch shows how organizations and governments need to change in order to become fit for the future.

Dr Christian Busch spoke at our inaugural Citywire DACH Delivering his presentation with humour and energy in German, I was impressed by the level of engagement from the crowd, with a record number of questions in the interactive Q&A section. His content was extremely well-presented & his slides were visually interesting - lots of images & clear flow charts that enhanced his speech. Dr Busch was a pleasure to work with, and volunteered his time to shoot a promotion video for the event, along with joining our dinner the evening before & sitting with our directors which added value to the booking.


We were privileged to have Christian Busch as a keynote speaker in Berlin couple of days ago. We worked closely before the event and the preparation work went extremely smoothly. All milestones were met in advance. His presentation was highly appreciated, due to the quality of content and his energy on stage. Christian really captured the attention of our 350 invitees! Many of them came to talk to him afterwards to continue the conversation and Christian was quoted on Twitter and LinkedIn.


Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £3k to £7k

  • Europe:

    £3k to £7k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £7k to £15k

Travels From

  • United Kingdom


English, German

* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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