Tendayi Viki

Author of The Corporate Startup and Managing Partner at Benneli Jacobs

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    English

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    United Kingdom (UK)

  • Tendayi Viki`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Tendayi Viki`s U.S. Speaking Fee

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    United Kingdom (UK)

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Beyond Experiments: Aligning Innovation With Corporate Strategy

In this keynote, Tendayi talks about the importance of developing an innovation strategy to avoid random innovation projects in companies. Developing an innovation thesis to guide strategic decision making. How to align innovation projects with corporate strategy. How strategy...

In this keynote, Tendayi talks about the importance of developing an innovation strategy to avoid random innovation projects in companies. Developing an innovation thesis to guide strategic decision making. How to align innovation projects with corporate strategy. How strategy can help with transitioning successful innovation projects into the core business.

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A Practical Guide To Innovation Accounting

In this keynote, Tendayi talks about innovation as the combination of great ideas and profitable business models. How to manage innovation by aligning leadership tools with how innovators works. Making incremental investments that increase as teams show traction How to use ...

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Innovation Is For Everyone

In this keynote, Tendayi discusses how companies can make sure that they have a democratic process for managing innovation. How developing an innovation ecosystem with metered funding and the right questions at the right time helps open the innovation process to more people ...

In this keynote, Tendayi discusses how companies can make sure that they have a democratic process for managing innovation. How developing an innovation ecosystem with metered funding and the right questions at the right time helps open the innovation process to more people within the company.

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About Keynote Speaker Tendayi Viki

About Speaker Tendayi Viki…

Tendayi Viki is an author and innovation consultant. He holds a PhD in Psychology and an MBA. He helps large organizations develop their ecosystems so that they can innovate for the future while managing their core business. Through his company Benneli Jacobs, he has given keynotes, run workshops and worked as a consultant for several large organizations including Rabobank, American Express, Standard Bank, Unilever, Airbus, Pearson, Lufthansa-Airplus, The British Museum, Copenhagen Fintech and The Royal Academy of Engineers.

Tendayi co-designed Pearson’s Product Lifecycle which is an innovation framework that won the Best Innovation Program 2015 at the Corporate Entrepreneur Awards in New York. He has been shortlisted for the Thinkers50 Innovation Award and was named on the Thinkers50 2018 Radar List for emerging management thinkers to watch.

Tendayi has written two books based on research and consulting experience, The Corporate Startup and The Lean Product Lifecycle. The Corporate Startup was awarded the 2018 CMI Management Book Of The Year In Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is currently working on another two books, Right Question, Right Time and Pirates in The Navy. He is also a regular contributing writer for Forbes.

Tendayi spent over 12 years in academia during which time he taught at the University of Kent where he is now Honorary Senior Lecturer. He has also been a Research Fellow at Stanford University and Research Assistant at Harvard University.

Testimonials

“I’ve had the pleasure of listening and learning from Dr. Viki on several occasions. His grasp of evidence-based product development processes and ability to communicate them along with other lean and agile ideas are second to none.”

Jeff Gothelf

Author of Lean UX & Sense and Respond

“A brilliant speaker who is able to get the attendees out of their comfort zone with a joke and a twist. That paves the way for acceptance. His presentation is to the point, sharp, professional, fresh and above all digestible for the attendees to work with in their business environment.”

Corine van Winden

CEO PETS International

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