Futurist, entrepreneur and innovation strategist, Kian Gohar helps inspire the world's largest companies to harness disruptive trends transforming industry in the next decade and beyond. Kian is a master facilitator and has coached the C-suite of over 40 companies in the Fortune 500 on innovation, technology disruption, exponential thinking, and leadership.
Kian is founder of Geolab, an innovation collaborative based in Los Angeles that designs innovation projects for global organizations. He was also Founding Executive Director of IPP, the world's leading ecosystem for corporate innovation and a joint venture of the XPRIZE Foundation & Singularity University. He has presented at and emceed leading conferences worldwide, including at the World Economic Forum, SXSW, and the Tokyo Motor Show.
Kian lives, eats, breathes and laughs innovation: he’s been a venture capitalist, business school professor, and serial start-up founder. Kian speaks 5 languages, is a graduate of Northwestern, the London School of Economics, and Harvard Business School.