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Cris Beswick

Co-founder at Outcome

London, United Kingdom

Cris Beswick is the co-founder of ‘Outcome’, a boutique innovation advisory firm, best selling author of ‘Building a Culture of Innovation: A practical guide for placing innovation at the core of your business’ and a leading thinker and strategic advisor on innovation leadership & culture.

His live and virtual keynotes, talks and masterclasses provide global audiences with game-changing insights and actionable takeaways covering topics like:

-Why strategy, leadership and culture should eat breakfast together
-Building a Culture of Innovation
-Innovation Leadership in a VUCA World
-Shaping the Future through Innovation
-Why we need to build Innovation-led Organisations, Now!

What Cris’ clients say…

“Cris is the David Blaine of innovation, except you won’t box this guy in!”
Perry Timms
Founder & Chief Energy Officer, PTHR

“The most practical content and applicable tools you ever need for the implementation of an innovation culture in your organization is what you get from Cris’ sessions. The most thought-provoking, and Inspirational speech EVER! You made our event a HUGE success Cris.”
Sepher Tarverdian
CEO, Hamayesh Farazan

Cris works with CEOs and senior leadership teams to help build innovation-led organisations through:

-Virtual keynotes
-Live conferences
-Fireside chats and AMA sessions
-Strategic advice
-1-2-1 coaching
-Interim & NED positions

Some of Cris’ clients include:

The Government of Dubai, Cisco, SIG, Rank Group, Big Lottery, BHA Group, The House of Commons, Ministry of Defence, GCHQ, Arriva, Roche, Ordnance Survey, Nationwide Building Society, National Bank of Kenya, QinetiQ, DNV-GL, ING and Wärtsilä to name but a few.

To discuss Cris working with you and your senior team or to book him for your next conference, fireside chat or off-site please reach out to

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: London
Speaking Topics: Building a Culture of Innovation, Leading FOR Innovation, Why Strategy, Leadership & Culture Should Eat Breakfast Together

Cris Beswick Points
Academic 0
Author 60
Influencer 0
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 60

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

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Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Innovation Consultancy
Theatre: Global
Minimum Project Size: Undisclosed
Average Hourly Rate: Undisclosed
Number of Employees: Undisclosed
Company Founded Date: Undisclosed
Media Experience: 10 years +

Areas of Expertise

Business Strategy
Change Management
Culture 31.22
Design Thinking
Innovation 32.60
Leadership 30.96
Open Innovation

Industry Experience

Aerospace & Defense
Consumer Products
Federal & Public Sector
Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Higher Education & Research
Professional Services
Travel & Transportation


1 Book
Building a Culture of Innovation
Kogan Page
December 03, 2015
Building a Culture of Innovation presents a practical framework that you can follow to design and embed a culture of innovation in your business. It includes case studies from international organisations which have shifted their focus to an innovation culture, including Prudential, Qinetiq, Octopus Investments, Cisco, Siemens, BrightMove Media, Waitrose and Feefo and is supported with downloadable resources.

Building a Culture of Innovation is an essential read for business leaders and change implementation teams who want to place innovation at the heart of their business strategy.

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Tags: Innovation, Leadership, Culture

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