Philipp Kristian Diekhöner
Philipp is an emerging innovation leader in Asia and expert in building trust and value in the digital age. His experience across Fortune 50 financial services, management consulting, startup advisory and entrepreneurship culminate in a razor-sharp problem solving intuition, deep empathy and an uncanny ability to galvanise the people around him and spread enthusiasm for new ideas. In a whirlwind career, he has made principal contributions to 8-figure advisory engagements, helped establish financial services innovation activities in Asia, built a vibrant entrepreneurship community and seeded an innovation in insurance impacting the sector globally. In 2015, he was offered to co-lead a Fortune 500's Asia innovation efforts out of Hong Kong, but stayed true to the +65 instead. Among other methodology, he developed a new systematic method for maximising value creation through trust, inspired by some of the world’s most successful companies today. As a KAIROS Society ASEAN Fellow, St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomorrow, d-school alumnus and organiser of a key startup event series in Singapore, he is actively connected to trailblazing innovators and change makers. In his leisure time, Philipp is a passionate yogi, closet poet, commercial model and avid Asia traveller. Contact him at pk@philippkristian.com.
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Articles by Philipp Kristian Diekhöner
Can crowdfunding transform real estate brokerage in Southeast Asia?

Can crowdfunding transform real estate brokerage in Southeast Asia?

E27 COMMUNITY, FINTECH, SINGAPORE, WORLD | 20 Mar, 2017

For real? Unrealestate aims to marry crowdfunding with property ownership; Perhaps it's the new face of time shares or mutual funds 

Unfurling the blockchain hype: Why it's all about relationships and trust

Unfurling the blockchain hype: Why it's all about relationships and trust

BUSINESS, FEATURES, FINTECH | 29 Dec, 2016

Blockchain tech is all about establishing trust and leveraging that trust in building business relationships 

InsurTech in Asia: 10 things to know

InsurTech in Asia: 10 things to know

FEATURES, FINTECH | 28 Nov, 2016

As established insurers are working hard to enhance their core business and rethink their value proposition to customers, new industry entrants approach the opportunity with a fresh vantage point 

Fintech, insurtech and institutions in Asia – a match made in heaven?

Fintech, insurtech and institutions in Asia – a match made in heaven?

BUSINESS, ECHELON, FEATURES, FINTECH | 24 Oct, 2016

Wealth management and life insurance in particular should see an exciting wave of transformational startups and business propositions emerge in years to come 

Fintech, insurtech and the millenially-minded

Fintech, insurtech and the millenially-minded

FEATURES, FINTECH, NEWS | 12 Sep, 2016

The opportunity in #fintech and #Insurtech is not as young as we like to think 

IoFin or Internet of Finance: the Pokémon Go equivalent of financial services

IoFin or Internet of Finance: the Pokémon Go equivalent of financial services

FINTECH, TECHNOLOGY | 22 Aug, 2016

The IoFin might be a handy concept when thinking about how major global trends and fintech startups have lasting impact on the financial services sector, and contribute to a better world of finance 

Fintech takes centre-stage at TechSauce Summit 2016 in Bangkok

Fintech takes centre-stage at TechSauce Summit 2016 in Bangkok

EVENTS, THAILAND | 27 Jul, 2016

Growing from 800 to over 3,000 attendees compared to last year, the event impressively demonstrated the emergence of a vibrant startup ecosystem in Bangkok 

Brexit: Will London remain a fintech hub?

Brexit: Will London remain a fintech hub?

OP-ED | 27 Jun, 2016

Even though startups based in London have a much larger domestic market to take on than Hong Kong or Singapore, it is clearly dwarfed by the 740M population residing across the European Union 

Renovating financial institutions: What customer experience tells us about how companies are run

Renovating financial institutions: What customer experience tells us about how companies are run

FEATURES, FINTECH | 23 Jun, 2016

Being more customer centric starts with the way a company internally does business every day, and that outstanding customer experience is rooted in more than a dash of human-centred design thinking on the outsi... Read More