‘Philipp gave us a fresh, eye-opening lens to key topics, kept challenging us and helped generate non-traditional ideas with specific steps to implementation. He bursts with energy, curiosity and insights.’
– Global Head of Strategy, Daimler Mobility
Creating a digital target picture for the future of mobility

The leadership team at Daimler Mobility Africa Asia Pacific was looking to engage an innovation leader to help define their regional digital target picture. This was based on a global strategic mandate of accelerating digital transformation. While the client already had significant digital presence, they were seeking holistic perspective with clear priorities and a unified approach. Specifically, they were looking for a senior, expert design thinking and innovation facilitator on this journey through in-person workshops in Singapore.

The engagement brought together eight departments. It uncovered customer journeys and novel digital insights relevant to the current and potential future business. This enabled creating new value propositions and strategic priorities based on current gaps and pain points. Having an experienced masterclass facilitator with deep hands-on digital innovation expertise in Asia Pacific and the APMEA region made a huge difference in this scenario.

Thanks to this high-impact intervention, the client emerged with a clear direction for how to amplify customer value. This resulted in an innovation pipeline for years to come and helped the Singapore regional HQ turn its digital strategy into reality.

‘I believe in a world in which we all trust each other. When we trust ourselves and others, we transform. Trust empowers us to become the best version of ourselves and humanity. It’s our shared foundation for greatness.’
– Philipp Kristian

Philipp Kristian is a global innovation x trust pioneer, voice of digital Generations Y to Z and author of RESET and The Trust Economy. He is a TEDx storyteller, futurist on our humanity and international keynote speaker deciphering our digital economy. As we approach a global post-pandemic reset, he speaks in service of a greater and happier humankind.

Philipp spent the past decade driving innovation for Fortune 500s in JAPAC and working with CEOs of Singapore’s most successful startups on reshaping entire industries. He’s inspired transformation in over a dozen sectors and 50+ countries, including Bhutan and the Maldives. His executive masterclasses for a top Asian business school have garnered rave reviews.

Philipp is an innovation strategist at heart, a change evangelist on stage and an eloquent rebel on the page. He’s a magician inspiring us to rediscover trust as the magic ingredient to our greatest human achievements. His work has attracted the attention of media including Business Insider, Esquire, Haymarket, Forbes, Economic Times, Springer and brand eins. He was named a Kairos Global Fellow in 2016 and World Economic Forum Global Shaper in 2018, and invited to the official St. Gallen Symposium Singapore delegation in 2015 and 2021.

In his free time, he’s an avid yogi, sailor and matcha enthusiast.

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